Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Primary Source is

is an object or information from history.  The creator is directly linked to the time and gives an inside view to help us understand the past.   Some examples of primary sources you may come across in your research are: ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS:  … Continue reading

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The Inquiry Model

is the map to keep our research on track.  Here is my outline of key words.  First I scanned for the V.I.P.‘s.  Next I checked the model for additional ideas.  Compare it to your homework. Inquiry Model 1.  Plan – … Continue reading

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Outlining with Key Words

is not only a useful writing strategy.  Other than organizing the ideas, it is a great way to improve your understanding of the topic. Let’s review: 1.  Before starting, scan your reading and break the information into chunks.  Read the … Continue reading

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Project Based Learning is

is a self-directed learning approach.  That means students decide on their topics of interest and how to go about the learning.  Find out more about Project Based Learning or PBL in this simple but effective video from commoncraft. In PBL, … Continue reading

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Our Project Proposal

outlines the questions that frame your project.  As Sarah reminds us, our learning is “never” done.  Please check our Project Proposal from time to time, since we will be making changes as we re-think our learning.  (Hey, I need to … Continue reading

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Welcome! L’nu’k

The purpose of this Grade 7 blog is to guide our study of the First Nation peoples to understand how they helped shape the Canadian identity. Continue reading

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