Chinese Cultural Centre Article

For those of you who were on my walking tour field trip, some interesting reading about a place where we spent some time:


Tues. May 15

1.1 and 1.3 – SS9: you will have 10 minutes next class to prepare for your colony perspective presentations before all 6 groups go.  Don’t forget to bring in your field trip forms and money!

1.4 – Flex Hum 10: we will finish “An Inconvenient Truth” next class.  A reminder that if you want to qualify for the bonus, your Holocaust project is due as well.  Otherwise, it is due Mon. June 4.

Wed. April 25

1.1 and 1.3 – SS9: Map Instructions:

  • use a dot to locate and label the cities of New York, Boston, and Philadelphia
  • using the Crossroads textbook on p. 299 (or you can do a Google search for a map of the 13 Colonies), label the 13 colonies, and colour them the same colour (NOT blue)
  • locate the Great Lakes, label each of the 5 lakes, and colour them in blue
  • label the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico and colour them in blue (you may choose to shade the coastline instead)
  • label the Mississippi River and colour/highlight it in blue (remember to label it along the river)
  • label the area east of the Mississippi River as “Land Reserved for the Native Peoples” and colour it in a different colour (not blue) than you did for the 13 colonies
  • label the area west of the Mississippi River as “Louisiana” and colour it in a different colour than the other territories (not blue)
  • label the area north of the Great Lakes as “British North America” and colour it in a different colour (not blue)
  • give your map a title and a compass rose
  • fineline

1.4 – Flex Hum 10: today, we looked a post-war Prime Ministers.  Next class, you will be paired up with somebody from your group and you will join 3 other pairs to debate about who the best PM was.  Be prepared to state your most important points and fight for your PM!

Thurs. Feb. 15

2.1 – Summit SS8: castle projects are due next Tuesday!  If you want to work on the project at school on Monday, meet me at 12:30.  Reflections are due next Thursday.

2.2 – Summit SS9: reflection piece: “What do you think is the most important or pressing issue surrounding First Nations people living in Canada?  Explain what it is, how you think it came to be, and offer suggestions on how to fix it.  How do you personally feel about this/these issue(s)?

2.4 – Summit SS10: reminder of Mr. Hill’s website: