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CATCA recognizes that convention is situated on Treaty 7, South of Red Deer River the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the North of Red Deer River Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land.


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Thursday, February 24 • 9:50am - 10:35am
Making Figures of Speech Fun

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Want a fun way to teach figures of speech? Author Marty Chan shares his Word Fu secrets. Enter his temple and learn the ancient secrets of using metaphors, similes, and other figures of speech to amaze readers. Marty reveals the games he uses to trick kids into learning important concepts of writing. He explains his approach to engaging kids and turning them into active learners of creative writing.

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Marty Chan

Author, Ink Jockey Inc.
Marty Chan writes books for kids and plays for adults. Named one of Alberta's 25 most influential artists by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Marty is a champion for literacy. With his dynamic school presentations, he inspires reluctant readers to pick up a book and budding authors... Read More →


Thursday February 24, 2022 9:50am - 10:35am MST
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