Thurs. June 14

End of term updates for all classes:

ALL WORK THAT HAS NOT BEEN SUBMITTED YET IS DUE ON WED. JUNE 20 (for Day 1 classes) OR THURS. JUNE 21 (for Day 2 classes).  No unsubmitted work will be accepted after these 2 dates.

1.1 and 1.3 – SS9: some of you have not submitted your New Home projects yet.  I will remind you one more time that this project makes up a huge part of your term 3 mark.  The Louis Riel paper is also worth a large portion of your term 3 mark. The walking tour photojournal assignment is due Wed. June 20.  You will be in the computer lab on Mon. June 18 to work on it.

1.4 – Flex Hum 10: Many of you have not submitted your Holocaust projects (don’t forget your rubrics!) yet and only 4 people have submitted their “Canadian Injustices on Minorities” paper.  These 2 assignments are worth a lot of your term 3 mark.  The population pyramid package is also an important assignment to complete.  The walking tour photojournal assignment is due Wed. June 20.  You will be in the computer lab on Mon. June 18 to work on it.

2.1 – Summit SS8: you are almost at the finish line.  You will just need to complete the following survey by TUESDAY.  Use the token code: rmjd65

2.2 – Summit SS9: the walking tour photojournal is due Thurs. June 21.  Please also ensure that you have read the graphic novel and return it on Tues. June 19 before we leave for Kits Beach.

2.4 – Summit SS10: your paper is due Tues. June 19.  Also, please complete the following survey by TUESDAY.  Use the token code: sx9m2y


Tues. June 5

2.1 – Summit SS8: final exam info: You will be asked to demonstrate your understanding of the 4 Big Ideas of SS8 by using examples from what we learned this year, and explaining how it relates to each Big Idea.  There will also be a question about all the Current Event presentations that were done this year.  The exam is open notebook.  No photocopies will be permitted.  You are permitted to prepare materials ahead of time at home and bring them to class, as long as they aren’t typed up or photocopied (must be handwritten).  Here are some exam review place mat activity pictures:

2.4 – Summit SS10: here are pictures of your timeline to use for your essays.

Wed. June 1

2.1 – Summit SS8: please finish the HBC/NWC mapping exercise for next class, where we will start our review for the final exam!  If you need the textbook, it is the Horizons book you are looking for.

2.2 – Summit SS9: finish the map of BC for Tuesday.

2.4 – Summit SS10: Holocaust projects are due Tuesday.  Please also complete the pre-survey here before Tuesday’s class.  Remember to create a personal “PIN” that you won’t forget for the post-survey.  Please also inform the “Friends of Summit” about a Europe meeting in room 415 at lunch on Monday.

Wed. May 30

2.1 – Summit SS8: using the table that you completed in class today, write a paragraph (you can do it in the format of a letter to the HBC or NWC headquarters if you wish) explaining which company is best for you.  You need to select 1 of 4 roles:

  1. a male European fur trapper
  2. a female First Nations guide and translator
  3. a male French merchant living in Montreal
  4. a male British stakeholder

2.2 – Summit SS9: your Louis Riel letter is due Tuesday. Use pages 157-160 and 181-191 to help if you didn’t get enough info from the videos.

2.4 – Summit SS10: you will get the majority of Friday’s class to work on your timelines.  If you feel as though you will need more time, please come during tutorial time in the morning.

Mon. May 28

2.1 – Summit SS8: The Seven Years’ War changed the outlook of present day Canada as we know it.  Please complete the notes package on the events surrounding the war for next class.  Both texts can be accessed on the VT Social Studies website.

2.2 – Summit SS9: no homework, but keep thinking about Louis Riel and which side you want to take on the debate.

2.4 – Summit SS10: you project due date has been pushed back to next Tuesday.  In the meantime, keep researching the events for your minority group that have had negative consequences in Canadian history.

Wed. May 16

2.1 – Summit SS8: Here is your question: Brainstorm a list of three or four natural resources that are in demand today because of custom or fashion.  They can be edible (or not).  Is the environment suffering because of because of human demand for these things?  How?  And what can we do to fix these issues?

2.2 – Summit SS9: thanks for your presentations today.  Reminder that we are going to Fort Langley on Tuesday!  Meet on Penticton at 8:45AM.

2.4 – Summit SS10: finish the charts on Global Issues and the questions for one of the topics for when you return from Flying U!  have fun!