Year: 2010

Social 10 (2F) Residential Schools in Canada

The link below is a link to a”really cool” interactive site on Canadian Residential Schools. “Where are the Children” interactive website

Social 10 (2E) Explore the Silk Road

Use one or more of the sources below to learn about the Silk Road Exploring Globalization page 116 Perspectives on Globalization pages 135-136 The Silk Road The Silk Road Silk Road Map

Social 10 (2E) Notes on British East India Company

Keeping in mind the criteria for effective note taking, use one or more of the sources below to learn about the British East India Company.  Identify and paraphrase five main points. Criteria: Concise, most important information only, and in your

Social 10 (2E) Understand Monopoly & Mercantilism

Read two or more of the following sources to investigate the influence that forms of trade had on historical globalization Exploring Globalization pages 122 – 124 Perspectives on Globalization pages 136-139 Living in a Globalizing World pages 129-134, 182, 217

Social 10 (2D) Background information on “Scramble for Africa”

Use one or more of the following sources to write a brief “4 Ws” summary of the Scramble for Africa. Exploring Globalization page 140 (on shelf) Scramble for Africa: (Read introduction, the Conference of Berlin and the conclusion) Berlin Conference

Social 10 (2C) Historical Globalization in Canada

Research Historical Globalization in Canada (Links) Look for information which would help answer each of the following questions. These questions are in your booklet. What motivations drove early contact and colonization? What impacts were felt as a result of early

Social 10 (2B) Practice Analysis of Explicit & Implicit Message

Social 10-1 students must be able to decipher both explicit and implicit messages proficiently.   Social 1021 students only need to decipher explicit messages proficiently. For more practice, use the links below. C W Jeffreys’ Drawing #2 C W Jeffreys’

Social 10 (2B) Analyzing EXPLICIT & IMPLICIT message

Download the quiz handout by clicking on the following link: 2B Quiz – Implicit and Explicit You can type your answers right onto the quiz form. Use the following cartoon to do your complete your quiz form. Jeffery’s drawing #6

2A: Analyze Primary Documents

In pairs, identify elements of cultural superiority, ethnocentrism, cultural relativism and stereotyping in the primary document assigned to you. Lifestyle Epidemics (Aboringal Perspective) Health Optional Documents Beauty Dreams Nature Origins

DL 1A: Letter to the Editor

Demonstrate your understanding about the banana industry especially in relation to one or more of the dimensions of globalization (economic, political, environmental and/or social), by writing a well-considered “Letter to the Editor”. Are you concerned about the fairness of the

Sites to Help You Study

The following sites are excellent sites to help you prepare for your exams.  These sites have practice exams and some have other helpful activities.  I have not checked out all the courses (e.g. social 20) but the science  practice exams

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Sites to Help You Study

The following sites are excellent sites to help you prepare for your exams.  These sites have practice exams and some have other helpful activities.  I have not checked out all the courses (e.g. social 20) but the science  practice exams

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RS 25/35: Remember the Titans Assignment

Introduction: Read  Unequal Access: Canadian Race Relations Canadians tend to think that racism is more prevalent in the United States, but not so much in Canada.  The above report seems to say otherwise. Questions:  (answer three of the following) What

Social 20: Genocide Websites (3C)

Click on the link below to download a document with links to websites. Genocide Source list The following are website found on the handout called war crimes UN website Modern alleged genocides What is a war crime? What should happen

RS 35: Views on Death

Death is terrifying because it is so ordinary.  It happens all the time —-Susan Cheever Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good. —-Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.

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RS 35: What is life all about?

Be inspired with the belief that life is a great and noble calling; not a mean and groveling thing that we are to shuffle through as we can, but an elevated and lofty destiny.            

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RS 35: What is Love?

“To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering one must not love. But then one suffers from not loving. Therefore to love is to suffer, not to love is to suffer. To suffer is to suffer. To be happy is

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RS 25/35 Reflection: Is Racism a Social Justice Issue in Canada?

Is racism a problem in Canada?  We as Canadians like to see ourselves as a tolerant, multicultural society, but are we.  Read at least three of these articles and you decide. Racism on the Canadian Prairies Survey on Racism (2015)

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RS 25/35: Remember the Titans Background Info for Assignment

For some  information regarding the story of the Titans and the historical accuracy  behind it, see Remember the Titans.  For some information about T. C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. Read the History section and Football and Remember the

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RS 35: Tuesdays With Morrie Assignment

Directions:  Answer all three questions.  The rubric used to grade this assignment is found in the pages on the left.  It is called Movie Study Assignment Rubric. (Question #1)  Morrie quotes from W.H. Auden more than once when he says.

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RS 35: Tuesday With Morrie Reflection

Choose one of the following questions and answer it.  The page on the right hand side called Reflection Rubric will be used to grade your reflection. 1)  Morrie says to Mitch regarding his imminent death, “I’m a lucky man.  I

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RS 25: Catholic Social Teaching Assignment

Answer the following questions: 1)  What is Social Justice?  Write at least two definitions.  Provide the source of your definition. ——————————————————————————————- Major themes from Catholic Social Teaching Life and Dignity of the Human Person Call to Family, Community, and Participation

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Social 20:Inquiry Challenge for Treaty of Versailles (3B)

Some interesting pictures on this site:  Iconic pictures Read Outcomes of the War and Treaty of Versailles to answer the questions on page 6 of your student booklet.  You can use the questions below to copy and paste them into

RS 25: Tuck Everlasting Assignment

Explain how this movie (story) is a parable.  What specific characteristics does this story have that meet the criteria of a parable? Be as specific as possible and discuss all the characteristics of a parable. What is the surprise that

RS25: Tuck Everlasting Reflection

Answer the following question.  The rubric page titled, Reflection Rubric will be used to grade this reflection. Use the following to answer the question Angus Tuck takes Winnie out onto the lake and tells her the following: “Look around you,

RS 25: Who is Jesus? (Assignment Two)

Directions:  What follows in bold is the verses from a parable found in Matthew 21:28-31.  Under each verse are some questions which are intended to help you understand the parable’s message and to relate it to your world today.  Address

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Social 20: Challenges & Opportunities to National Unity (2E)

Read the following articles, then look for evidence to judge weather the main factor is an opportunity, a challenge or both.  Use your understanding of the terms as the criteria for your decisions.  Record your thoughts on the chart in

RS 25: Who is Jesus? (Assignment One)

Lets review what has been learned in class.  You are expected to know this. Kingdom of God:  What was Jesus Talking About? Central to Jesus’ identity, his life, his mission and message, and all of his words and actions is

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RS 25: Jesus is Central to the Christian Faith (Key Teachings)

Central to Jesus’ teachings is Love.  Jesus did not actually use the word love all that much.  He spoke more often of the results or expressions of love:  service to others, compassion, forgiveness, and reconciliation.  According to the teachings of

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Social 20: Nations in Canada (Lesson 2D)

Nationalism Case Study of the First Nations Nationalism, use the CBC Archives.  Watch clips #1 and 3 (select from the menu on the bottom) Nationalism Case Study of the Inuit Perspective, use the CBC Archives.  Watch clips # 3 and

Social 20: (SB 2C) Canadian Myths

Use the following  links to complete the summary activity on page 5 of your 2C booklet. Sifton’s Biography Sifton’s Biography #2 Sifton’s parliamentary address Moving here, staying here Forging our Legacy Use the following  links to complete the summary activity

RS 35 Reflection Question: Does Religion Benefit You?

Directions: Answer ALL of questions below.  The page titled, Reflection Rubric,  will be used to access this reflection.  It can be found on the left side (third from top) under pages. When finished, print off your response and hand in

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Biology 30: Nervous System: The Effect of Drugs

Here are some links to help you complete your summary chart. Alberta Health Services  Psychoactive Drugs Recovery Network

How do you Cite Resources Properly?

Here is a cool website called Citation Machine.  You can use this website to cite resources correctly.  It doesn’t matter whether you use a website, book, or any other resource. Here is its mission: Citation machine helps students and professional researchers

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How do you Cite Resources Properly?

Here is a cool website called Citation Machine.  You can use this website to cite resources correctly.  It doesn’t matter whether you use a website, book, or any other resource. Here is its mission: Citation machine helps students and professional researchers

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Social 20: (SB 2B) Creating a Character Profile

To obtain a list of links for your Canadian character, select the page on the right titled, Links for Creating a Character Profile (DL2B).  On this page you will be able to download a pdf which a list of links

RS 35: Reflection: Is Our Future in Good Hands?

Read the following two excerpts.  What is your reaction?  Are you concerned by some of these survey results?  Some say, “The survey results do prompt concerns about teens’.  Reflect by answering the above questions. Your reflection must include a discussion

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Assessing the Response Rubric

Biology 20 Units 3 & 4 Links to Tutorials and Animations

There are many tutorials on the web.  Just google the topic you want (e.g. food pyramids tutorial) and you will find many.  Here aresome links (link#1 ,  link#2, link#3 and link#4 — just find what your looking for) to websites that have several

Biology 30 News Articles

Here are some interesting news articles related to the reproductive unit. Reproduction Is it ethical to take sperm from a deceased person? Two sperms Judge OKs Collecting Dead Son’s Sperm and Judge OKs… Organ Transplants (Face transplants) Face to Face

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