Thurs. Jan. 18

2.1 – Summit SS8: next class, we will meet in the classroom where you and your group members will start designing your castle blueprints.

2.2 – Summit SS9: presentations start Monday.  Please e-mail me with any files if you plan on using my computer to present.

2.4 – Summit SS10: your timelines are due Monday.  We will continue working on your WWII battles assignment Monday as well.


Wed. Jan. 17

1.1 – SS9: Indoor Track Meet next class.  Good luck!  Presentations start Tuesday, so please be prepared.  If you could e-mail me any presentations so I can prepare them ahead of time, that would be great.

1.3 – SS9: meet in the computer lab for your last day of research before presentations start next Tuesday.

1.4 – Flex Hum 10: Indoor Track Meet next class.  Meet in class for attendance before we head down to the gym together.  Your chart and decision on the Battle of the Routes is due next Tuesday.

Tues. Jan. 16

2.1 – Summit SS8: now that Baron Li has given you his expectations for his castle, you must fulfill his wishes.  Meet in the computer lab next class to continue with your projects.

2.2 – Summit SS9: one more lab day to work on your invention projects.  Presentations begin next Monday.

2.4 – Summit SS10: does Hitler’s rise to power remind you of someone else in recent history?  Let’s talk about the causes of WWII next class.  Timeline projects are due next Monday!

Mon. Jan. 15

1.1 – SS9: project work continues in class next day.  Be sure to bring a device to use. Presentations start next Tuesday!

1.3 – SS9: we will be in the computer lab.  Presentations start next Tuesday!

1.4 – Flex Hum 10: today, we quickly summarized the NW Rebellion and the fate of Louis Riel.  Next class, we will talk about the CPR and its importance in moving Canada’s borders towards the Pacific.

Fri. Jan. 12

2.1 – Summit SS8: I will give you 15 minutes next class to put your slogans on the banners that I wasn’t able to give you today because I was away.  We will then begin our Castle projects in the computer lab.  We will finish A Knight’s Tale sometime the following week.

2.2 – Summit SS9: we will continue in the computer lab to continue your invention projects.  Presentations will begin Monday, January 22.

2.4 – Summit SS10: a reminder that your timelines are due on Monday, January 22.  Next class, we will do our talk about the rise of dictatorships.

Thurs. Jan. 11

Sorry for my absence today.  I wasn’t feeling well and my voice didn’t come back.

1.1 and 1.3 – SS9: you should all now have been assigned an invention for the project.  Presentations will begin on Tuesday, January 23.  If you decide to change your topic, 2 things must happen: 1) you need to make sure nobody else in the class is doing the same topic as you, 2) you must inform me of your change in topic.

1.1: we will be in the library next class.

1.3: we will be in the computer lab next class.

1.4 – Flex Hum 10: please complete the entire package (omit #7 on page 2) for Monday.  I will also collect your paragraphs about the HBC/NWC next class as well.

Wed. Jan. 10

2.1 – Summit SS8: finish off your organizer on how one becomes a knight.  On Friday, we will watch a Knight’s Tale.  Your coat of arms is due Tuesday.

2.2 – Summit SS9: know that you have your project subjects, next class, we will begin researching in the computer lab.  Comics are due Friday!

2.4 – Summit SS10: be sure to understand the vocabulary that was used in class today to explain what Canadians were experiencing during the Great Depression.  Next class, we will begin the rise of dictatorships leading into WWII.