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Weekly Agenda

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March 23rd - 26th 

ELA

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

Culminating Activities: 

Creating a Poem of Self Reflection, I Am

Constructing a Totem Pole, Self Reflection 

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

Video: Spirit Bear, the story of Simon Jackson, founder of the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition, fighting to save the endangered Spirit Bear from extinction 

 

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

 

Extension Activity

Reviewing responses from MLA to student question," What are the rules for speaking in the House of Commons?"

House of Commons http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTjFGFP-UOw

Letter of Response, C. Hoeppner MLA, Portage Lisgar Response to Inquiry House of Commons.doc

Rick's Rant, Rick Mercer http://www.youtube.com/v/XQWrC0Air90&hl=en&fs=1"></param><param

Drafting letters of inquiry to further our understanding

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

 

Math

Geometry

Activities:

Learning to read and use a protractor

Classifying triangles by side and angle measurement

Constructing various triangles with a square

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

Selected Readings

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

Building prototypes: ailerons, weighted for balance and stability

Space Begins

 

Social Studies

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

Building a Nation:  Examining Post Confederation Canada and Relationships

Activities:

Prime Ministers and Canadian Icons . . .

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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