An Open Letter to a Bully

By , May 18, 2017 14:10

Bullying is very prevalent all over the world. Bullying occurs in schools, during extra-curricular activities, at the mall, on social media and in our communities. Students in class have written an open letter to a fictitious bully outlining how they feel. Click the comment link to read. 

Wordle About Fractions

By , May 11, 2017 15:10

Island of the Blue Dolphins

By , May 11, 2017 13:11

Have you ever thought what it would be like to be living on a small island in the 18 century, all alone with no contact from other civilizations or Europeans. Island of the Blue Dolphins is that kind of story. It contains adventure, gripping suspense and plenty of action. Click the comment button to read some great opinions of the novel by Scott O’Dell so far. 

Canadian Canoe Museum

By , April 27, 2017 15:02

On April 26, 2017, our class traveled to Peterborough Ontario to visit the Canadian Canoe Museum. During our visit, students learned and dressed up as young Voyageurs of Canada of the 1700′s, made bannock bread and made soap stone carvings. Click on the comment link to read about our class reflections.

 

Fractured Story about the True Story of the Three Little Pigs

By , April 27, 2017 14:48

After deconstructing True Story of the Three Little Pigs , Students in class have written a fractured story about the book. Students have incorporated other nursery rhymes and fairy tales into their story and written stories that are interesting and humorous. Click on the comment link to read some great stories.

 

What is the True Story?

By , April 21, 2017 12:29

We all know the story of The Three Little Pigs. Have you ever thought about the point of view of the wolf? Was he really a bad wolf? Click the comment link to read points of view that may convince you otherwise.

The Fantastic Mr. Fox

By , April 18, 2017 11:19

What makes a person fantastic? What is the definition of fantastic? In the novel the Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl, students in class deconstructed the novel and discussed what makes Mr. Fox fantastic? Click the comment link to read students persuasive comments. 

What is your Point of View?

By , March 30, 2017 10:06

Is it considered stealing if a homeless hungry individual decides to walk into a grocery store and remove food because they are hungry? Do you agree or disagree? What is your point of view? Click the MP3 file below to listen to student’s points of view.

Class Point of View

 

 

 

Fractured Fairytales

By , March 27, 2017 14:38

Have you ever read a fairytale and really enjoyed it? What was your point of view about that fairytale? Have you ever wondered about other characters in a fairytale and what their points of view might be? For example, we are all familiar with Snow White.  But, what about another character not mentioned in the story like Summer White? What is her point of view? Students in class have written some very interesting stories. Click the comment button to read further. 

What is your point of view?

By , March 24, 2017 09:42

Imagine, at your favorite grocery store, you discover that you have been charged HST on a bag milk which cost $3.99, for a total of $4.51. What would you do in this situation? How would you react? What questions might you have? What is your point of view? Explain.

 

 

 

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