June12: Last 2 reviews handed out and worked on.
Remember the Exam is on Monday at 9:00am.
June11: Another review was handed out and worked on
June10: We continued out review for the exam today –
June9: We had one more presentation, and then finished the topic that was begun yesterday.
We then started our Exam review. EXAM REVIEW – Geography
Also handed out was the written answer question topics (both short answer and essay) – SS-10 Exam Review-written questions
June8: We looked at 3 – Big Trouble in the Northwest today, and will finish it up quickly tomorrow.
Also handed out was EXAM REVIEW – Geography. There will be more packages handed out as the week progresses. Remember the exam is next Monday at 9:00am.
June5: We had a couple more presentations today.
June3: We continued with presentations today.
June2: We continued with presentations today.
June1: We began our Final Project presentations today.
May 29: We finished the topic from yesterday. National Dream and CPR Note-making handout was then distributed, and used it to make note from the textbook – pages 183-191. This is to be finished over the weekend.
Remember that the Final Project Presentations begin next week (Monday).
May28: We continued discussing 2 – First Nations, and will finish up tomorrow before moving on. Also handed out for you to read was First Nations Farming, The Indian Act and Residential Schools – Reading.
May26: We worked on the Final Project today. Remember it is due next Monday.
May25: We continued with 1 – MÉtis after Creation of Manitoba, and have a little bit left to finish off.
May22: We had our Unit test today. Those who were going to do their current event today, will do so on Monday.
Remember the unit 4 test is tomorrow.
May20: We looked at 5 – Red River Resistance today. The Metis Bill of Rights can be found on pg. 159 of the text.
May19: We had some current events to start off with, and then moved on to finishing our look at 4 – The Red River Settlement.
May 14: Today we worked on the Term Project in the Library.
May13: Today focused on 4 – The Red River Settlement, which we will finish next week, as I am away tomorrow. Also we will do the Current Events next Tuesday instead of tomorrow.
May12: Our class focused on 3 – Selkirk and His Settlement today.
Here is the Review for the test which we be next Friday. REVIEW – The Northwest Unit Test
We also viewed a History Channel documentary about Smallpox to give better understanding one of the viruses that was affecting First Nations people as Europeans entered the America’s.
May8: We had some current events today, and then worked on the Final Project.
May7: We finished looking at the topic begun yesterday.
May5: We finished the topic from yesterday. We also worked on Where would you put your trading posts – Activity, which we will go over tomorrow.
May4: We began our next unit by discussing 1- HBC and NWC – When Companies ruled the West.
Also handed out was Current Event Report Form. Remember what day you signed up for (the list is on the wall in the classroom).
May1: The Sherlock Holmes and Victorian Culture Film Analysis Assignment was handed out today, and we worked on it in class. It will be due on Monday.
Apr.30: We finished watching the film today. Also handed out was Sherlock Holmes and Victorian Culture , which you should have read for tomorrow.
Apr.29: We continued watching the film today.
Apr.28: We began watching “Sherlock Holmes” today, and will continue tomorrow.
Apr.27: Today we worked on the Final Project.
Apr.24: We had our unit test today. Remember that the journal for the unit is due next Tuesday.
Apr.23: We finished yesterday’s topic, and began 5 – Confederation Finally, you will have to finish looking at this topic on your own. Remember that the test is tomorrow.
Apr.21: We finished playing our Victorian Parlour Games today.
Apr.20: We began having fun with our Victorian Parlour Games today, and will continue tomorrow.
Apr.16: We watched another episode of “Worst Jobs in History” (the Industrial jobs episode; and here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJQbsKPW30w). There was also an assignment (Victorian Job Advertisement Assignment) handed out to go along with what we viewed. The assignment is due next Tuesday.
The test for this unit will be next Friday as well. Here is a review: REVIEW – Confederation Unit Test.
Apr.15: We watched and episode of “Worst Jobs in History” (the Victorian jobs episode; and here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glfVNlwv8bQ).
Apr.14: The Victorian Parlour Games Assignment was handed out today, and we worked on it during class. You will be sharing your Victorian games beginning this Thursday.
Apr.13: We looked at 3 – Victorian Leisure today, and only have a little bit left to finish tomorrow. Remember to read the sections of the textobook listed at the end of the notes.
Apr.10: We finished looking at 2 – Victorian Attitudes and Values. Remember to complete the response at the end of the notes
Apr.8-9: You have an opportunity to work on your Term Project over the next 2 days.
Also handed out today was the Social Studies 10 – Term Project , which will be due on June 1.
Apr.2: We began looking at 2 – Victorian Attitudes and Values, and will finish next Tuesday.
Apr.1: We began the next unit today by looking at 1 – Intro to The Victorian Age.
Mar.31: We had our unit test today.
Mar.30: We watched a NFB of Canada documentary today called “Remember Africville”, and then discussed it.
Mar.27: Today’s discussion focused on 10 – The Underground Railroad. Remember to do the short assignment at the end of the notes. Also remember your Storyboard assignment is due on Monday, and the Unit test is Tuesday (Review is on update for Mar.25).
Mar.26: The topic for today was 9 – Consequences of the Rebellions.
Mar.24: We spent the class working on our Storyboard Project. Remember it is due on Monday, March. 30.
Mar.23: We spent our time discussing 7 – Government and Reform today.
Mar.13: We watched a documentary about the Irish Potato Famine today.
Mar.12: Today the Storyboard Project was handed out and wee took time to work on it. It will be due on March 30.
Mar.11: Today we looked at the Irish Potato Famine, but reading The Irish Potato Famine, Primary Source. We then split into groups and analyzed poems written at the time of the famine – IRISH FAMINE POETRY – Primary Sources.
Mar.10: We Finished watching Oliver! today. We then discussed 5 – Immigration to Canada .
Mar.9: We continued watching Oliver! today.
Mar.6: We began watching Oliver! (1968). We will continue on Monday.
Mar.5: We finished the topic from yesterday, and then watched piece of a BBC documentary called The Children Who Built Victorian Britain (here is the link if you wanted to watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6ByG7q74qg)
Here is also an article on Child Labour in the Industrial Revolution – Child Labour article.
Mar.4: Today we focused on 4 – Industrial Revolution and Child Labour.
Mar.3: We finished looking at 3 – Upper Canada today.
Mar.2: We finished discussing the topic from last Friday, and began looking at 3 – Upper Canada.
Feb.26: We continued with the topic from yesterday.
Feb.25: We began the next unit today by discussing 1 – Canada – Intro to Settlement, but didn’t get very far, we will continue tomorrow.
Feb.24: We discussed Canadian Multiculturalism today.
Feb.23: We had the Geography Test Today. Remember to bring multiculturalism related news articles tomorrow. Also remember that Journal 1 is due Friday this week.
Feb.20: Today’s class was dedicated to Planning. Remember that the Unit Test in on Monday (review can be found on the Feb.16 update). Also the Journal for the first unit will be due on Friday, Feb.27.
Feb.19: We finished the topic from Feb. 17 today. The Unit Test has also been moved from tomorrow to Monday. Remember to reflect on the multiculturalism questions at the end of 4 – Canada’s Cultural Landscape, and to find the newspaper articles mentioned at the end as well.
Feb.17: Today we spent out time discussing 4 – Canada’s Cultural Landscape. We will finish the notes on Thursday, and then review for the test on Friday.
Feb.16: The Natural Disasters – Physical Danger Brochure Criteria was handed out today, and we took the class to work on it. It will be due next Tuesday, Feb.24.
Also handed out was the REVIEW – UNIT 1 TEST for our celebration of knowledge that will be on Friday.
Feb.11: We read pg. 102-103 of the text together and then watched a documentary on the 2011 Earthquake in Japan called Megaquake.
Feb.10: We went over the Climograph Assignment, and then worked on the Biomes Notes Outline. Please have the note finished for next week, they will help on the unit test.
Feb.6: We worked on the Climograph Assignment today. It is due on Tuesday; and we will go over the answers together.
Feb.5: We finished looking at the topic we began yesterday. The Climograph Assignment was also handed out today. We will work on it tomorrow; so remember to bring a calculator.
Feb. 4: We took some time to work on our maps today, which is due tomorrow. And began looking over 3 – Climate.
Feb.3: We finished up the topic from yesterday. The Map of Western Canada – Assignment was also handed out, and is due on Thursday.
Feb.2: We began looking at 2 – Physical Regions of Canada today, which we will finish tomorrow first thing.
Jan.29: We discussed the questions found at the end of the notes yesterday. We then moved on to looking at 2 – Physical Regions of Canada.
Jan.28: We finished off the topic from yesterday. Make sure to think about the questions at the end of the notes. We will discuss them tomorrow.
Jan.27: Today we finished out Circle of Courage Activity, and then moved into the first unit on Geography. We began looking at 1 – Intro to Geography, which we will finish tomorrow.
Jan.26: We went over the course outline today, and had a brief intro. to the course and each other. Please get the necessary forms signed tonight and returned tomorrow.
Unit 1 – Geography
Unit 2 – Canada 1814-1840
Unit 3 – Confederation
Unit 4 – The Northwest
Unit 5 – The Prairies
Unit 6 – BC