Here is what the rest of the school year looks like, as far as class interruptions, assemblies and holidays. I will update this if there are any necessary amendments.
Today, we watched this video, which was made in 1994. Since then, the world has changed. Some of the countries mentioned in this video no longer exist or have joined with neighboring countries. CONTEST: Try to list as many outdated countries from this video as possible. Email me with the subject “Animaniacs World Geography Contest”, and … [Read more…]
The extended version will be released soon!
OK, now that you have your second (or third) draft, you may realize that you have SOME substance, but your thoughts are all over the place. Or maybe, you have an organized response, but there’s not enough substance. Here are 5 strategies to make your rough draft a little less rough and a lot more … [Read more…]
In this “I Am the World’s Greatest Explorer!” project, there are three parts: I) The IATWGE presentation, proving how your explorer is the greatest in history. II) A letter from the perspective of an assistant/ crew member of the explorer. III) Your explorer using Twitter to– in one tweet– persuade how s/he is the world’s … [Read more…]
By now, you should have visited ManageBac to learn about the “#healthyliving” task. You should also have chosen a post (video, article, etc.) and read or viewed it SEVERAL TIMES. Next: Make some kind of comparison chart (like the one pictured below– but NEATER. You are comparing the post you chose to The Omnivore’s Dilemma. (Save this paper or … [Read more…]
Dear Grade 7s and 8s, Now that we are in Semester 2, halfway through your year, some thoughts on how to step it up: –Try hard the first time. Don’t wait for a chance to re-do an assignment or assessment. In this semester, you will not be able to re-do every assignment because you are not satisfied … [Read more…]
Dear Grade 8, WELCOME, SARAH! I’m sorry I am not in today to meet you, but I will hopefully be in on Wednesday to welcome you. Hopefully, the students have made a great first impression in Humanities. (*cough, cough*) Now that you have completed the “I Am the World’s Greatest Explorer” summative assessment, you are ready for … [Read more…]