Thurs. May 31

Tomorrow is tutorial time!  Please come find me in Room 415 to catch up or to clarify any assignments for you.

1.1 and 1.3 – SS9: your NEW HOME PROJECTS are due Monday!  We learned about some important people in the CPR story today.  Complete the chart for Monday as well.  Use p. 194-201 in Horizons to help.

1.4 – Flex Hum 10: Holocaust projects are due Monday.  Be sure to attach the rubric with it when you submit.  Your write on Canadian injustices is due on Wednesday.


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.

Fri. May 25

1.1 and 1.3 – SS9: keep thinking about how you’re going to answer this question: “Was Louis Riel a hero or a traitor?”  We will continue exploring it next class.  This multi-paragraph write is due Thursday, May 31.  Your New Home Project is due Monday, June 4.

Thurs. May 17

1.1 and 1.3 – SS9: thank you for your colony presentations.  With our new knowledge of how and why the Dominion of Canada was formed with the first four provinces, we can go into the long weekend relaxed and ready for our field trip to Fort Langley!

Reminders: meet on Penticton Street Wednesday at 8:45AM.  DO NOT BE LATE.  Dress for the weather.  Bring lunch, snacks, and water.  We will be back at the school at 2:45PM.

1.4 – Flex Hum 10: have a wonderful trip!  Enjoy the Big Apple.