Term 3 - Week 7 Blog Post: Find a news story about any topic you like. Comment on a) why you chose it b)what makes it interesting c) what bias the story may have. Paste a copy of the story and your comments before 11:59pm May 4th.
Term 3 - Week 5 Blog Post: Choose any charitable organization that interests you and explain: a) what they do, b) why they are important & c) why you chose them. (Please also include a link to the Charity's website if they have one.)
Term 3 - Week 4: Watch and read the CBC News story about Nature vs Screen time and answer the following questions: "Do you share Louv's views? If so why / why not?" Deadline: 11:59pm April 13th
Term 3 - Week 2 - Watch the Video on Google Glass and read the news story about the woman who was attacked for wearing the product. What are your feelings on Google Glass and other people's privacy?
Term 3 - Week 1: How do you think the crisis in the Ukraine will end and why? (Remember...deadline to post you blog is Sunday, March 9th at midnight.)
Term 2 - Week #8: talk about your process of creating your video. What did you enjoy? What frustrated you? What did you learn?
Term 2 - Week 6: Take a look through your textbook index. Make a top 10 list of topics from that list that you'd like to learn about. Add 3 more Social Studies related topics to your list and briefly explain your three personal choices.
Term 2 - Week 5: Choose a famous Renaissance artist, scientist, architect, etc. and create a short 100 - 150 word biography on them. No repeats, so please check that no one has chosen the same person. DUE before 11:59pm Sunday, January 19, 2014
Term 2 - Week 2: Some argue that the ideal of "Chivalry is Dead". Should it be left alone, or is it an ideal that people should still strive for? In 150 - 200 words, explain your reasons for or against it.
Term 2 - Week 1: Go to www.teachingkidsnews.com, find a story & create summary notes based on your reading. Paste both the story and your notes into the comments. NO REPEATS, so make sure no one else has done the same story.
Week 5 Blog Response Question: "Choose one of the following topics: a) The Battle of Hastings b) Life in Feudal England c) The death of King Harold II. Write about your topic in the style of a news story. It needs to be 100 words or less."
Week 3 Blog Response Question: "Have the Vikings been represented fairly or unfairly in history? Give examples to support your opinion."