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April 6th - 9th

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Weekly Agenda

April 6th - 9th 

ELA

Novel Study: Touching Spirit Bear - a novel of self discovery and alternative justice

Culminating Activities:

Completing Totem Pole:  self reflection

Novel Montage http://www.youtube.com/v/_iBzbjwlitw&hl=en&fs=1"></param><param

Simon Jackson, motivational speaker, protecting the spirit bear 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znzgIhOrmzY

 

Novel Study: True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Racing and Adventure on the High Seas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46xmkJZaRwA

Literature Circle Discussion, Readers' Theatre and accompanying Role Play

Resources:

English as a Second Language: Resource http://english.enorth.com.cn/bbcenglish/index.htm 

International Reading Association

http://www.professorgarfield.org/pgf_home.html

http://www.answers.com/

 

Math

Geometry

Activities:

Learning to read and use a protractor

Classifying triangles by side and angle measurement

Collecting angular images from our environment and applying measurement skills

Angles and Tessalating

Resources:

Numerous Math Websites for Practice and Drill:

http://www.edinformatics.com/kids_teens/kt_math.htm

http://www.mathsisfun.com/timestable.html

 

Science

Physics is Fun 

Flight: Study of flight using observing nature, fluids and air

Culminating Activities:

Selected Readings

Review - 4 forces of flight, how propellors, jet engines, rockets, gliders work

Building prototypes: ailerons, weighted for balance and stability

Introduction to Cluster:  Electricity

Identification of alternate energy sources

Town Hall using knowledge of the democratic process and decision making

Town Hall Debate and Discussion Topic:  Energy Choices

Pre and post voting to show change of perception

 

Social Studies

Canada Today:  Democracy, Diversity and the Influence of the Past

Building a Nation:  Examining Post Confederation Canada and Relationships

Activities:

Creating a timeline of Canadian events to end of WWII

Selected topics on Post War Canada

Current Events: sharing news

Resources:

The face of Canada yesterday, today, tomorrow . . .

Prime Ministers http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/primeministers/kids/index-e.html

Canadian Census Populations http://www.cbc.ca/news/interactives/cp-census-pop07/

Canada's population over time http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/98-187-XIE/pop.htm

2006 Census Release/Immigration and Mother Tongue, The Canadian Press, 2007: click INTERACTIVE: CENSUS, http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20071204/census_main_071204/20071204

Human Rights Timeline http://www.chrc-ccdp.ca/en/timePortals/1900.asp

A Timeline of Social Change http://citizen.nfb.ca/node/6931&dossier_nid=1127

Canadian Heritage, National Flag www.pch.gc.ca/flag-drapeau/index-eng.cfm

 

French

Theme 4 begins:  Le Restaurant 

Resources:

Interactive Site for Review and Practice

http://www.quia.com/shared/french/

http://www.wordreference.com/

 

 

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