Posted: October 1, 2019
Posted: September 30, 2019
- •Each group choose a continent•Each person chooses a country•Each one of those 4-5 countries is labelled by their type of government•Colour the country blue if it has a democracy•Label the country by whether their current reigning political party is right or left wing
- Start project with designing your own political party - must include - name, priorities three priorities well explained, at least three well explained policies on international politics. We will design the rubric together.
Posted: September 25, 2019
Choisis une ville et trouve:
- l'origine de son nom (2 points)
- les facteurs d'emplacement historique pour l'étabilissement de la ville (3 points)
- quel group d'immigrants a établi la ville là et pourquoi (2 points)
- quel traité recouvre cette ville https://guides.library.ualberta.ca/first-nations-metis-inuit/treaty-map-of-canada (1 point)
- quel group Première Nations y vivent http://www.muturzikin.com/cartesusa/imagesusa/languesautochtones.png (1 point)
- cette ville fait partie de quelle région page 51 du texte (1 point)
- cette ville fait partie de quelle région physiographique page 27 du texte (1 point)
- une représentation artistique de la région avec le nom de l'artiste (2 points)
Fais une affiche qui inclut le français bien écrit et corrigé dans bonpatron.com qui est propre (5 points)
Posted: September 23, 2019
A. Go to Vote Compass https://votecompass.cbc.ca/canada/ and answer the questions as best you can. This compass will align you with a party. After you are done write a 200+ word reflection. These questions could guide your response:
- Was this the party you thought you would vote for?
- Do you think your friends/family would vote for them as well? Do their choices affect who you would choose?
- Who is our local candiadate for that party? Do you think that you would vote for them?
B. Go this website: https://studentvote.ca/canada/campaign-tools/ choose the question that is of most interest to you. Listen to ALL SIX party leaders answer those questions. Yes, listen to them all. After you are done write a 200+ word reflection. These questions could guide your response:
- Were you surprised by their answers?
- Do you trust their response?
- Does their answer change how you feel about their party?
Upload both your answers in one document to our class TEAM
C. Look up the country you chose yesterday. What kind of government do they have? Find out whether their current reigning political party is right or left wing. Find out two facts about that country.
Posted: September 17, 2019
White privilege article
1. How was the author's life not privileged?
2. In the McIntosh article referenced on page 2 - what ways does she show that white people are privileged?
3. List some other examples of privilege discussed in the article. What does cisgender mean?
4. What are your final thoughts on privilege?
1. Name the 7 continents and 5 oceans (Antarctic Ocean/Southern Ocean both ok, Australia is not a continent the continent is OCEANA)
2. Make diagonal lines across Latin America
3. Make diagonal lines in the opposite direction across Central America
4. Colour in China and Hong Kong
ON BOTH MAPS - (make a legend)
5. Colour the water, and only water, blue
6. Colour the Middle East - one colour
7. Colour Europe one colour
8. Colour in Syria and Yemen
Posted: September 11, 2019
Choose a topic:
3. Fresh water use
4. Ocean Fisheries
5. Energy resources
6. Climate change
7. Air pollution
8. Water pollution
Start the first part - the research
- Why is this a problem?
- Some examples around the world
- Some people that are already trying to make a change on this topic
Posted: August 27, 2019
Due to the importance of being and active contributing members of a group for many of the projects marks will be earned based on the days present and working on a project. For example, if a project takes ten class days to complete and a student only attends five they will receive 50% of the mark that the group received.
- To get full marks, assignments need to be handed in by the assigned due date.
- For every date late, after the assignment due date, 10% will be deducted from the mark (up to a maximum of 40%). Weekends count as one day.
- If a student is absent on a due date, a written excuse from a parent or guardian must be presented upon the student’s return, or the late-day deductions will apply.
- A student’s mark cannot be lower than 60% given that the student deserves a passing grade on the assignment to begin with. Any work getting a mark of less than 60% will receive that grade.
- In order to be graded, all work must be handed in no later than 2 weeks after the given due date of the assignment. Term marks are final.
BLMS Attendance Incentive –
Exams are normally worth 30% of students’ mark. To reach Academic Incentive, a student must meet the following criteria:
1) Miss 5 or fewer classes in that particular subject (school activities exempted); AND
2) Be in good standing (not owing for assignments, projects, etc.)
The subject teacher will then apply one of the three following options to the student’s advantage:
1) 15% Final Exam, 85% Class Mark
2) 50% Final Exam, 50% Class Mark
Extra help is available at lunch upon request Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
Quizzes and Tests
Classroom and homework
Quizzes and Tests 30%
Projects 50% (
Classroom and homework (Timeline, a
This course is structured very differently than most courses currently being offered. It structured around student interests and current environmental issues. Students will consider the environment from the perspective of their own personal behaviours, government, Indigenous perspectives and sustainable development.
Most importantly students should realize that this will be a project-based course where they choose their own environmental concerns and implement strategies to improve that problem. They will need to be active learners. They will work from a scientific perspective to research, experiment and present their findings with respect to a current issue.
Posted: June 13, 2019
See attached for the final assessment.