Grade 8 and 9 Core Competency Reflections have been moved to an online format which will now take place between May 15th and May 29th. The following resources explain the process students will follow and provide them with sample reflection questions.
There are two possibilities: to either write or video tape your reflections. Here are some key resources to help complete the reflections:
If students would rather complete their reflection through a personal conversation with a teacher, they should e-mail Mrs. Virani to set up an appointment.
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Sketch Notes or Visual Notetaking is an effective way to both learn and share ideas with others. There are a number of key visuals that can help such as stylized font or lettering, bullets, frames and connectors. Details, shapes and images can also help make an image stand out.
Here is an video overview of Sketch Notes.
If you are interested there are many other videos to help you become more skilled. Here are some:
Besides the LLC’s print texts and reference books we have access to a number of sites. Please avoid using Wikipedia for this type of research. Although Wikiedia is handy, it may not always be accurate.
The district offers online Encylopedia and Databases. Explora 8-12, World Book Advanced and Science in Context all offer good options for your topics. Explora and Science in Context offer numerous curated current articles and videos on the topic. World Book offers a simple, but thorough article. I have also listed several online government sites which focus on diseases.
To research, there are 3 key areas to check.
- Text resources that have been pulled for you
- Online encyclopedia and reference books found on the LLC blog under Online Resources. I recommend looking at the Worldbook-Student for this assignment.
- Online resources
To complete this assignment you need to research an artist.
Here are some websites to help you:
Click here to access the Formatting Sampler. Once it is open, make a copy by using the Save As option.
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Click here to see the Canadian Encyclopedia website.
Napoleon is a complicated historical figure. Your task is to judge his actions and decide once and for all- is he a villain or a hero? Look through a variety of sources and then prove your point.