Friday, March 30, 2012

The Death of Sir Isaac Brock - The War of 1812

The Death of Sir Isaac Brock
Watch the above video clip created by some of the gr. 7/8 students in Mr. Martin's class.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

NASA | Evolution of the Moon

What is your opinion of this video?

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Show Not Tell - due Wednesday, March 21st

Watch the above video. Create your own example of show not tell writing. Add a photograph which reflects your writing.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Math - POW - due 2012.03.23.

Problem of The Week - Gr. 5/6
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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Calvin & Hobbes




Which one of the above comic strips do you find the most amusing and why?

The World Education Games 2012

What did you find most interesting about The World Education Games? In your opinion what were the 5 most interesting countries you competed with? Would you like to participate in the games next year? Explain why or why not.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

The Pope explains the meaning of Lent and Ash Wednesday

What is the Pope's message? What is your opinion of his message?

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Writing - due Friday, March 9th

Pick a favourite sentence or group of sentences from your Literature Circle book & Post - include proper punctuation, the author and title of the book.
See examples below:

1. "Out of the blackness of sleep a dream formed."
Carson McCullers - The Heart is A Lonely Hunter

2. "What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep. you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to Heaven and plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awoke, you held the flower in your hand? Ah, what then?"
Jostein Gaarder - Sophie's World

New Aurora Pictures: Surprise Shows Due to Earth-Shield Cracks

New Aurora Pictures: Surprise Shows Due to Earth-Shield Cracks
Write a brief synopsis on this article. How does the message in the article contrast with the picture?

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Night at the Museum

Which famous characters come to life in this clip?

Math - POW - due Friday, March 9th


Thursday, March 1, 2012

A Brief History of Film- Animated Documentary

What media techniques were used to create this short documentary?

Oxygen - Short Films - www.DRDOCUMENTARY.com [HD]

We will be creating short documentaries in March. What do you think of this very short film?

Rare Night Tornadoes This Week Fueled By Warm Winter?

Rare Night Tornadoes This Week Fueled By Warm Winter?
Write a brief synopsis of this article. Include the key points. Write and post a descriptive paragraph of the picture. Imagine you are on the street and the picture is your view.