Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Day 76: Question of the Week review

Question of the Week:
Outline three events/people/technologies from the ______________ (insert decade here).  
Of the three you have outlined (given most important facts) which one was the most significant to the development of Canada as a nation? 

                      Winnipeg NHL Announcement 

1.  Question of the week; dot jots, paragraph good copy
2.  1970's: what do you know about it?  A,B,C chart
3.  Jaws and Star Wars from yesterday.  What were people looking for in cinema?
3c.  70s music montage  classic rock  Disco 
3d.  Big Macs
4.  Cornell Notes: expert groups and then teaching groups. 

Monday, May 30, 2011

Day 75: Emerging Canada

HM of the D: Cascadia's Fault

1.  Finish Canada in the 50's and chart.
2.  Start Canada in the 60's. chart  See Day 73 for culture

Prep for the 1970's
Star Wars
October Crisis 1970 National Film Board  Part 1

Friday, May 27, 2011

Day 74: It's Friday

1.  HM of the D: Friday    What does this video say/show about youth now?  How is that different from Leave it to Beaver we saw yesterday?
2.  Canada in the 50s
3.  Chart: Here

For your BINDER:  Notes on Japanese Internment Camps as said by you, based off the textbook and video watched in class

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Day 73: 1950's - 1960's

HM of the Day: Sign Off
Japanese Internment Camps: Notes
Canada in the 1960s prezi
Music of the 1960s
TV Shows Gilligan's Island   Long Term effect of GI
Addam's Family theme

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Day 72:

HM of the D: Oprah

1.  Schindler bio from yesterday.
2.  Saving Private Ryan: intro
3.  Internment of Japanese Canadians Cornell Notre Page
4.  Introduction to the 1950's: Leave it to Beaver
4.  Mr. Brown's Prezi

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Day 71: Schindler's List

1.  Movie
2.  Your personal list.
3.  Schindler Biography: Part 1     Part 2     Part 3     Part 4     Part 5

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Day 58: The Battles

1.  HM of the D: Change of Story details
2.  The Battles:  In your assigned groups, do the following:
  1. read your battle section in the text
  2. write down three key words and their definitions 
  3. answer the 5 Ws
  4. go to the computer lab in 309
  5. go to GOOGLE.ca
  6. sign into google with your gmail account (IF you don't have a gmail account, one of the members of your group must make an account)
  7. go to DOCUMENTS
  8. create a NEW PRESENTAION
  9. CALL ME OVER ... I will show you how to change the privacy settings on your document
  10. on your presentation (just like powerpoint) you will have:
  • one intro slide
  • one slide with your definitions
  • one slide with your 5 Ws
  • one slide that has 2-3 sentences about the IMPORTANCE of the battle

When the presentation is done (or while one person in the group is working on it) you will find 2 videos that accurately portray your battle.  Each video should be no more than 5 minutes in length.
  1. email your youtube links to me: kovicha@hdsb.ca
  2. email me your presentation link

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Day 57: Election Fever and WWII article

1.  HM of the D: Canada Vote 2011
2.  Review your answers from yesterday's brainstorming Question of the Week.
3.  Review reading from yesterday.
4.  Planning of newspaper article that would appear in a newspaper on Sept. 11, 1939.  You will need to have the 5 w's and a prediction for how the war will end.
5.  Using your plan, write a good copy of your article.  All 5 w's must be addressed, with a minimum of 7 sentences and a headline.
6.  Election Results: Discussion

Day 56: Attendance, Assembly, Activity

I'm sorry I am not in class today.  Here is the work for the day.

1.  Attendance (I needed another "A"!)
2.  Brainstorm the question of the week:
How was Canada pivotal in the battles of WW2?

3.  Read pages 124-125 "The Road to War".