Monday, November 28, 2011

It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. George Orwell 1984 (1949)

Watch the above video and post a list of the important components of a great narrative.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Where in the World ?

This week's site "...will live in infamy".

Why is this such an important day in history? Write a short response below?
Due: Wednesday, December 7th

Global Awareness - What's in The News?

Pick an article and summarize. Make sure to include your opinion at the end.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Question Period, 14 November 2011 (Parliament of Canada): The Environment

Who are the key three speakers in this excerpt of The Federal Government Question Period? What is the gist of each of their arguments? Refer to trade and the environment in your response.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Monsters In a Jar

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Monday, November 14, 2011

A Christmas Story -- Bullying Clip

Fried Worms bully scenes

D-PAN ASL Music Video "We're Going To Be Friends" by the White Stripes.

How can you help a friend who is being bullied?

Sunday, November 13, 2011

ABC - Anti Bullying Crew

What is the message in this video?

Don't Laugh At Me - Bullying

Anti-Bullying Pledge

Write your personal pledge regarding anti-bullying.

Anti-Bullying Week

Hello Everyone!

As we approach Bullying Awareness Week let us reflect on some of the decisions we have made. Let’s put an end to bullying … together!

How do the lyrics in this song apply to anti-bullying?

Monday, November 7, 2011

Warplane Project

Click on the hyperlink below for the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum.


Sunday, November 6, 2011

The B 25 Mitchell

View the following documentary on a former B 25 Mitchell
crew member's experiences during WWII.

Dogfights from WWI and WWII

View the two video clips of dogfights from WWI and WWII and be prepared to discuss the similarities and differences in class. You might want to use a venn diagram to jot down your findings.

Due: Tuesday, November 8th

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Where in the World ?

Write a brief comment below as to why you feel that this
is an appropriate site for this week's "Where in the World".

Bruce Springsteen - War (Live 1988)

Compare the song War to the song Highway of Heroes. Make sure you refer to lyrics in the songs. What do the songs have in common and how do they differ? How do the songs make you feel?

The Trews - Highway of Heroes

Remembrance Day is next week. Watch the following video and comment on it. How did this video make you feel? What did you think of while watching the video and listening to the song. Create a short paragraph in response to the video. Be sure to include ideas from the song lyrics.