Monthly Archives: April 2018

Country Resources on Symbols

Most students should start with the reference books pulled for class use.  However, here area also a few good places to start to research symbols of a country. The World Atlas Duckster’s.com Geography provides basic information.  The following links below … Continue reading

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Le Tatou ~ Note-taking Activity

Use the following Organizational Chart to help organize your information. Read-Write-Think Animal Inquiry Here are some links helpful websites for researching animals in French for primary students: http://carrefour-education.qc.ca/  http://www.lessignets.com/signetsdiane/index.php?page=liens_recherches&categorie=1  https://www.espace-sciences.org/​ Also, Mrs. G. has pulled lots of books.  Check them! Example: … Continue reading

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The Moccasin Display

Ms. Sherwood and Ms. Mauro’s class worked together to create moccasins.

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Animal Symbols of Countries Around the World

As part of crest planning, students will select one large and potentially a smaller animal that best represents their heritage or values.  Some of these animals are also evident in flags or sculptures.  Review the following resources  https://www.myus.com/blog/animals-national-symbols-world-wildlife-day/ http://flagpedia.net/ examine … Continue reading

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Creating Emoji ~ What do they communicate in various contexts?

Different (emotion) emojis can have different effects when used in certain context. Oh my, what does that mean? So for example, the emoji with one eye closed and its tongue sticking out. On its own, it may mean “crazy.”  What … Continue reading

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Crest Examples

http://flagpedia.net/

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Animal Stories Around the World

After reviewing how animals are symbolized in aboriginal stories, Division 9 students began to read Tales, Fables, from around the world. Many of these resources came from the DLRC and included tales from Japan, Asia, Cree, Korea, Middle East, Europe … Continue reading

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What Aboriginal Animal Am I?

After reading various aboriginal animal stories and reviewing online references on animal symbols, Division 9 students identified an aboriginal animal and teased its characteristics to explain their similarities.  

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