Photostory assignments are now past due. Everyone who created their project on the iPads are asked to export their work to Youtube, and forward the link to me via email. That is the simplest way of getting your video off of the iPads (and cut down on how much data I need to host on this website).
I have created the Exemplar page for you to take a look at (with Emily's excellent Photostory on the Spanish Flu leading us off).
The following lists the roles and the student portraying the character from the inter-war years (remember you are presenting May 6th)
Mary Rose Anna Travers - Kirsten N. Earl Thompson - Tyke
Angelina Napolitano- Meghan Rose Anna Giroux - Emily
Tommy Burns- Lauren Frederick Banting - Andrew
William Durant- Gordie Constance Hamilton- Morgan
Joseph Bombardier- Zach Agnes MacPhail- April
Eileen Vollick- Sabrina Mary Pickford- Kirsten R.
"A Vamp"- Ally Tom Thomson- Fiona
Lionel Conacher- Carter "A RCMP Officer" - Calvin
Today's class will be interrupted by the Junior Assembly at 10:20am. I think you will like the guest speaker (he's a personal friend, and a bit of a free spirit/wild child), John Waite. There is an excellent article about him in Maclean's magazine if you'd like to learn a little bit more.
Thank you to Kirsteen R. for acting as our recorder today.
The topics selected for the Photo Story are as follows:
* Prohibition & Bootlegging - Zach
* Spanish Flu - Emily
* Insulin (Banting)
* Winnipeg General Strike - Gordie
* Chinese Exclusion Act- Kirsten R
* Branch Plants - Ally
* Statute of Westminster & Canada’s Growing Independence from Britain
* Foster Hewitt & Hockey Night in Canada- Carter
* Mackenzie King- Andrew
* Radio - Meghan
* Automobiles - Morgan
* Joseph Bombardier- Sabrina
* Jazz Age & Charleston
* Persons Case -Kirsten N
* Fashion - Fiona
* Emily Murphy
* Canadian Sports- Tyke
* Women in Sports- Lauren
* Group of Seven-Maddy
* Slang- April
* Buying on Credit- Calvin
We are not going to let a few freezing rain days get in the way of our learning :) We will need to buckle down a little bit this week as we develop both our knowledge of Canadian History and our essay writing skill sets.
Today, we are going to take a brief look at a few sources to determine why the 20s were considered to be "roaring", the role of women, and the impact of Prohibition.
We will also be signing up for our Photo Story Assignments. Here is an example of a Level 4 assignment (although the topic is Canada in the 1930s).
Today we are going to take a bit of a break from the 1920s, and use the shortened day to our advantage. We will be looking at some of the skills associated with writing an argumentative essay. All your notes are to be filed under your historiography file.
Today we are going to use the iPads to help capture our learning. We will be using the BaiBoard app to help capture our brainstorming around the questions: 1) What should the rules of our debate be? and 2) How can I tell if the information is from a "good" source?
You will be divided into three teams for the debate: those who think the 1920s were "roaring" (good), those who think the 1920s were not very "roaring" (bad), and those who are the fence (wannabes) who can easily be swayed to join one side or another during the debate (and who switch sides often).
You will be using this PERSIAT chart to organize your research, and these two articles (1920s positive, and 1920s negative) to help frame your argument. While largely American-based, the articles are a good place to "start", but by no means should they form your entire argumentative base.
This will be the on-line binder for the CHC2DI class.