Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013


1.) Who is Mr Sitar? Worksheet

2.) Finish Questions 3 & 4 for homework


Wednesday, Sept 4, 2013


1.) Who is Mr Sitar? - What did you find out? Mr Sitar's Mindmap

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2.) Students' Personal Mindmap

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3.) Getting to Know You Activity

4.) Course Outline

Homework:


- Bring a notebook to class
- Get Course Outline signed


Thursday, Sept 5, 2013

1.) Teacher/Student Expectations - "T" Chart
2.) Guns, Germs, & Steel

Friday, Sept 6, 2013

1.) Finish Guns, Germs, & Steel

Monday, Sept 9, 2013

1.) Homework Check - Good Copy of Mindmaps in notebook
2.) Pop Quiz - European Countries' Map
3.) Website Game - Traveler IQ Challenge
4.) Introduction to SS9 - notes

Tuesday, Sept 10, 2013

1.) Worst Jobs in History - The Tudors part1:
2.) finish yesterday's notes
3.) Mindmap of Chapter 1 - 4 Sections in a group:
- Due Friday

Wednesday, Sept 11, 2013

1.) The Falling Man - Memorial of 9/11 attacks

Thursday, Sept 12, 2013


1.) Finish The Falling Man
2.) Continue working on your Mindmap of Chapter 1
3.) Chapter 1 vocab when finished - notebooks

Friday, Sept 13, 2013


1.) Finish:
- Your Mindmap
- Chap 1 vocab - notebooks
- Chap 1 Activities questions - Choose one question per section - notebooks
2.) Worst Jobs of the Tudor Era - Renaissance in England



Monday, Sept 16, 2013


Chapter 2
1.) Finish Worst Jobs video
2.) Chapter 2 Outline - Notebooks
4.) United Kingdom map

Tuesday, Sept 17, 2013


1.) Work on UK map
2.) Globe Trekker - Short History of England - Follow on your map and place a star on every city shown

- Exit Pass - write down 2 places from the video you would want to see and why.




Wednesday, Sept 18, 2013


1.) Beginning of Chapter 2 notes
2.) England's Government System Activity
3.) Chapter 2 Vocab & Questions Worksheet

Thursday, Sept 19, 2013


Workday:
1.) Finish United Kingdom map - Due Today

2.) Work on England's Government System Activity - Due Tomorrow

- complete Part 3 in your notebook: Mindmap, paragraph, and drawing

3.) Chapter 2 Vocab & Questions Worksheet - Due next Thursday

Reminder: Notebooks must be handed in tomorrow

Friday, Sept 20, 2013


1.) Finish Chapter 2 notes - English Geography & Society

2.) Finish homework to hand in notebook


Tuesday, Sept 24, 2013


1.) Hand Back Notebooks - Feedback

2.) First 2 Words on chap 2 Vocab List - Tudors & Stuarts

3.) Who was James I?

4.) English Civil War Timeline

Reminder:
- Hand in notebooks at the end of class if you did not hand it in on Friday
- Chapter 2 test on Friday, Sept 27th

Extra Resources:






Wednesday, Sept 25, 2013


1.) Hand back second batch of Notebooks

2.) Present Genius Hour project - Start next Friday

3.) WorkTime:

- Complete missing Notebook entries
- Chap 2 Vocab & Questions - Due Tomorrow at end of class

4.) Watch English Civil War video

- Take notes in timeline form - record dates with a description of the key events of the Civil War

Video from YouTube (3 parts):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NsEgPrvfoo

5.) Exit Pass:

- What caused the English Civil War?
- If you were King or Queen, what would you have done different to avoid a war?


Thursday, Sept 26, 2013


1.) Horrible Histories - English Civil War Review video:



2.) Share Exit Pass from yesterday with a partner
- Group share

3.) English Civil War notes - Part 2

4.) What's on the Test tomorrow?

- 10 Matching - Vocabulary
- 21 Multiple Choice
- 2 Short Answer Questions
- 2 Bonus Questions

5.) Worktime:
- Finish Chapter 2 Vocab & Q's
- Study for Test


Friday, Sept 27, 2013


1.) Chapter 2 Test - English Civil War

2.) Mark Test

3.) Exit Pass:

- Are you happy with your mark on the test? Why or why not?
- What can you do differently next time to earn a higher test mark?

4.) Extended Resources (For your interest) - Watch the Worst Jobs of the Stuart Era:
- If you like this stuff, watch this at home:



Monday, Sept 30, 2013


1.) Review Friday's Exit Pass

2.) Chap 2 Tests Handed Back

3.) Test Corrections

4.) Chapter 3 Outline

5.) France Map

Tuesday, Oct 1st, 2013




1.) Worktime:

- France Map
- Chapter 3 Vocab & Q's Worksheet

2.) Chapter 3 Notes:



Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013

1.) Ultimate France - Pilot Guides video
- In your notebooks, write down each city visited along with a description of the event, activity, or attraction seen.


2.) Work on France Map & Chap 3 Vocab and Questions

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013


1.) Finish video

2.) Go over notes from 2 nights ago - What did we learn about from the notes?

3.) Worktime:
- Finish France Map - due tomorrow
- Chapter 3 Vocab & Questions - Due Monday


Friday, Oct 4th, 2013


Start of Genius Hour Project (semester long project)

1.) Intro to Genius Hour


2.) Examples of Genius Hour


3.) Brainstorm to generate ideas

Homework:

-Finish Chap 3 Vocab & Questions - Due Monday - Homework check
- Write these notes by Monday's class:




Monday, Oct 7, 2013


1.) Homework Check - Chapter 3 Vocab & Questions

2.) Introduction of French Revolution Timeline Project



3.) Computer Lab time:

- Sign up to my Wiki
- Start Project:

timerime.com


Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013


Computer Lab time - until assembly start

1.) Make sure you have requested membership to my website
2.) Create timerime.com account
3.) Work on your timeline - key events from p. 64 to 85 in textbook
4.) Complete notes from Friday
5.) Complete Chapter 3 Vocab & Questions - were due on October 6th

Reminders:


1.) Chapter 3 Quiz on Friday, Oct 11
2.) Notebooks due on Friday, Oct 11


Wedn, Oct 9, 2013


1.) Computer Lab time

2.) Progress Reports handed out
- Students must complete any INCs to receive a grade

3.) Homework:
- Complete the set of notes underneath in notebooks:



Reminder:
- Chapter 3 Quiz on Friday
- French Revolution Timline project due on Monday - Embedded on the Project page


Thursday, Oct 10, 2013


1.) Computer Lab Time:

- Work on French Revolution Timeline
- Catch up on missed work - see your progress reports
- Take down notes from last night

2.) Reminder:

- Quiz tomorrow - 10 matching questions, 3 short answer questions (on French Revolution and Enlightenment)


Friday, Oct 11, 2013


1.) Chapter 3 Quiz

2.) Computer Lab Time - Projects due embedded on my website by Monday night

3.) Resources of interest:

Great episode of Supersizers Eat ... The French Revolution


Les Miserable: An Extensive Look Behind the Scenes


Marie Antoinette Documentary


Curious about your learning style? Take the quiz:

What is your learning style?


Tues, Oct 15, 2013


1.) Exit Pass:

- In terms of studying, what did I do right?
- What could I do better?
- Did I chose the right conditions for studying? Explain.

2.) Finish Timeline projects

- use the computers in the classroom to complete and embed projects
- Ask for help from other students or Natasha if you can't figure something out

3.) Chapter 4 Outline
- In your notebooks

4.) Napoleon Video - Man of Destiny




Wedn, Oct 16, 2013


1.) Chapter 3 Corrections - Hand in for bonus marks

2.) Ext Pass - From Tuesday

3.) Worktime:

- Finish French Revolution Timelines - email me your timeline's URL if you cannot embed it

4.) New Work:

- Chapter 4 Outline in notebook
- Chapter 4 Vocab & Q's worksheet - Due next Thursday

5.) Napoleon Video - continue

Grade 9 Games Afternoon - Period 4 in the gym


Thurs, Oct 17, 2013


1.) Worktime:

- Test Corrections
- Exit Pass
- Timeline Project
- Chap 4 Outline
- Chap 4 Vocab & Q's

2.) Napoleon Video - Continue - if time permits

3.) Reminders:

- Genius Hour projects worktime tomorrow - in computer lab


Fri, Oct 18, 2013


1.) Where Good Ideas Come From - Steven Johnson



2.) Computer Lab Time - Genius Hour Projects

3.) Reminders:

- Hand in any overdue work
- Chap 4 Vocab & Q's due next Thursday
- Chap 4 Test next Thursday

4.) Homework:

- Write the following notes (up to slide 14) in your notebook (I will do a homework check on Monday):




Monday, Oct 21, 2013


1.) Homework Check:

- Napoleon notes from Friday
- Overdue work

2.) Napoleon Brainstorm:

- What is the definition of Hero & Tyrant?
- Create a "T" Chart in your notebook to write events from the video, your notes, textbook, websites about Napoleon
- From this chart you will write a paragraph tomorrow with your opinion

3.) Napoleon Documentary










Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013


1.) Introduction to Paragraph Structure

- Notes on board in notebooks

2.) Napoleon - Hero or Tyrant? Paragraph

- In the computer lab
- Use your 't' charts from yesterday, textbook, videos, notes, websites to help you build your evidence
- Print and hand in your paragraphs by the end of class

3.) Work on Chapter 4 Vocab & Questions

- Due on Thursday


Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013


1.) Napoleon Paragraph

- Self-Evanluation of paragraph
- Peer Editing activity
- Write your good copy - Due on Monday

2.) Worktime:

- Any overdue assignments
- Timeline Project
- Notes
- Chap 4 Vocab & Questions

3.) ANNOUNCEMENT:

- Chapter 4 Test is now on Monday, Oct 28, 2013


Thursday, Oct 24, 2013


1.) Chapter Wrap Up

- How did Napoleon make France strong?
- What was the Civil Code?
- What is nationalism? How did Napoleon use it to his advantage?
- What were the Treaties of Tilsit?
- What was the Continental System?



2.) Napoleon's Downfall

- In your notebooks write this title and write notes about how Napoleon's reign ended in Europe

3.) Homework:

- Chapter 4 test on Monday - 6 matching, 30 multiple questions, 1 long answer question

- Napoleon Paragraph good copy due on Monday - attach rough copy and the 2 evaluations to your good copy.

4.) Extend your learning:

- If you want to watch a cool documentary on Napoleon, here's one:




Monday, Oct 28, 2013


1.) Chapter 4 Test

2.) Start of Industrial Revolution (Chapter 5)

- Oliver Twist film


Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013


1.) Finish Oliver Twist


Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013


Student-Teacher Ms Tench
- Intro to Industrial Rev lesson


Thursday, Oct 31, 2013


1.) Worktime:

- Finish any overdue work (everything due on Monday for end of Term 1 Report Card)
- Chapter 5 Vocab & Questions - Due next Friday



Friday, Nov 1, 2013


Genius Hour work time - in Computer lab


Monday, Nov 4, 2013


1.) Work time:

- End of term overdue work due
- Hand in any work
- Grades generated

2.) After school club for students with INCs


Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013


1.) Worktime:

- Chapter 5 Vocab & Q's
- Absolutely last chance to hand work in for Term 1

- Lunchtime Club & After School Club - For students to complete work

2.) Worst Jobs of the Industrial Revolution:
- Watch the video & take notes in your notebook about each job in the episode:



3.) Reminders:

- Chapter 5 vocab & Q's due on Friday
- Chapter 5 Test on Friday
- Chap 1-5 Midterm Exam next Wednesday


Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013


Topic: Child Labour During The Industrial Revolution & Today

Lesson by Ms Lytzki & Ms Wood (Uvic Student Teachers)




Thursday, Nov 7, 2013


1.) How was working with an adult yesterday?

2.) Term 1 grades

3.) Chapter 5 jig saw activity - to review the chapter

4.) Reminders:

- Chapter 5 Test tomorrow
- Chapter 5 Vocab & Q's due tomorrow
- Chap 1-5 midterm exam on Wednesday


Friday, Nov 8, 2013


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1.) Chap 5 Vocab & Q's Homework check

2.) Mr Sitar's family background around Remembrance Day

2.) Chapter 5 Test

Reminders:
- Chap 1-5 Midterm on Wednesday


Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013


1.) Midterm Review











2.) Midterm Review Quiz Game

- Quiz a partner 5 questions
- Move to the left if you win or right if you lose to play a new person
- Try to get and stay at the top

3.) Reminder:

- Midterm tomorrow: Multiple choice questions


Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013


1.) Chap 1 - 5 Midterm Exam

Don't be like these guys:



2.) Work time:

- Finish any overdue work
- Hand in Chapter 5 Vocab & Q's
- North American Geographic Regions map - recreate map on p. 163 in your textbook - Outline & colour regions, make a legend

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013


1.) New marks after midterm

2.) Geography Regions of North America group project
- see the handout:



- Brainstorm & divide parts with group
- Decide on medium to use for presentation with group
- Begin research
- Groups will present on Tuesday during class time


Friday, Nov 15 to Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013


1.) Work on projects

2.) Present on Wednesday, Nov 20

3.) Group Evaluations


Thursday, Nov 21, 2013


1.) Chapter 6 Quiz - Open Textbook


Friday, Nov 22, 2013 - Pro D Day



Monday, Nov 25, 2013


1.) Finish video:
- The Nature of Things - The Tipping Point: The Oil Sands

- Take notes: How does the Oil Sands impact the environment and humans?

2.) Exit Pass:

- What is "The Tipping Point" as related to the documentary?
- What would you do about the Oil Sands if you were the Prime Minster of Canada?


Tues, Nov 26, 2013


1.) Rick Mercer at the Oil Sands

2.) The Hair of the Dog - magazine article

- Highlight the dates and events outlined in the article
- What did you find interesting about the article?
- What questions do you still have about the information in the article?

3.) Creation Myths in First Nations culture

- The Origin of the Loon - read by Mr Sitar

4.) Write your own Creation Myth for the white Salish dog in the article - The Hair of the Dog

5.) First Nations Map of North America


Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013


1.) Canada: A Peoples' History - Episode #1

- Follow the handout:




Thursday, Nov 28, 2013


1.) Canada: A Peoples' History

- Running Across the Sky
- War

2.) Peoples of North America Chart
- Natural Resources, Lifestyle, Shelter, Transportation of the 5 major groups from North America

3.) Intro to Residential Schools

- Overview before Alex Nelson's lecture on Monday


Friday, Nov 29, 2013


- Genius Hour workday


Monday, Dec 2, 2013


Periods2 & 4

Visit from Alex Nelson - Residential School Experiences

Period 3

1.) Canada: A People's History

- Visionquest & Into the Unknown

2.) Worktime:
- finish maps
- finish First Nations Chart
- Start Chapter 8 Vocab & Q's

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013


Period 3

1.) Canada: A People's History

- Visionquest & Into the Unknown

2.) Worktime:
- finish maps
- finish First Nations Chart
- Start Chapter 8 Vocab & Q's

Period 2 & 4



Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013


Periods 2 & 4

Are We Digital Dummies? - CBC Documentary

1.) Entry Pass:
Answer in your notebooks

- How / In what ways do you use technology?
- Create a good vs bad chart about the technologies in our lives?

2.) While you watch, take notes about the effects of technology to our lives.

Period 3

Visit from Alex Nelson


Thursday, Dec 5, 2013


Explorers Project

(see the handout)


Monday, Dec 16, 2013


Last Week of 2013!!!

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1.) Notes from Chapter 8 (due by Friday):





2.) Projects embedded on the Project Page by Friday

3.) Chapter 8 Vocab & Questions due Friday

4.) Chapter 8 Test on first Wednesday back in January


Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013


Catch up day

Work time to complete & hand in past overdue work

- Chapter 6 & 7 maps
- Chapter 6 Vocab


Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013


Computer Lab time - room 111

- last day to work on Explorer Projects
- time to sort out Wikispaces issues - memberships & embedding


Thursday, Dec 19, 2013


1.) Worst Jobs in Christmas History - video
- name & describe each job in your notebook

2.) Victorian Christmas Dinner - from The Supersizers Go Victorian


Friday, Dec 20, 2013


- Today's Schedule (35 minute classes):

Period A 8:30 - 9:05
Advisory 9:10 - 9:20 (Locker Clean Out)
Period B 9:25 - 10:00
Lunch 10:00 - 10:30
Period C 10:35 - 11:10
Period D 11:15 - 11:50


11:50 Call Down for assembly and line dancing

Hand-in Day:


- Chapter 8 Vocab & Questions
- Chapter 8 Notes - 2 Powerpoints from Monday
- Explorers Projects embedded in Project page
- Any old chapter Vocab & Q's:





Reminders (Important Dates):


- Chapter 8 Test - Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
- Last day of regular classes for Semester 1 - Wednesday, January 22, 2014
- School exams:
Thursday, Jan 23
  • Period 1 9-11 am
  • Period 2 1-3 pm

Friday, Jan 24
  • Period 2 9-11 am
  • Period 4 1-3 pm

- Last day to hand in work for Semester 1 - Monday, January 27, 2014
- Semester 2 begins Friday, January 31, 2014

- School Calendar:




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Happy New Year!!


Monday, Jan 6th, 2014


1.) Review of Chapter 8 - from 1492 to 1740 (European Contact with North America)

2.) Canada: A People's History Episode #3
2 sections:
- Intro
- The First Colonial War


Tues, Jan 7th, 2014


1.) Review of Yesterday's videos

Acadian Expulsion:
2.) Gabriel & the Red Cow - introduction story of Chapter 8

3.) Canada: A People's History Episode #3

- The Great Dispersal

4.) Timeline of the Seven Years' War (in North America)

5.) Canada: A People's History Episode #4

- The Battle of the Plains of Abraham


Wednesday, Jan 8th, 2014


1.) Chapter 8 Quiz

2.) Marking of Quiz & Corrections

3.) Worktime:
- finish Chapter 8 Vocab & Q's
- embed Explorer Project
- Chapter 10 Outline
- Chapter 10 Vocab & Q's


Thursday, Jan 9th, 2014


Introduction:



1.) Partner Discussion

- What is the difference between Canadian and Canadien?
- What are Voltaire's reasons for referring to Canada as "a few acres of snow"?

2.) Chapter 10 powerpoint

3.) Big Sugar? or worktime?




Friday, Jan 10th, 2014


1.) Finish notes from yesterday:



2.) Work Time:

- Complete and hand in Chap 8 Vocab & Q's
- Explorer Project
- Chapter 10 Outline
- Chapter 10 Vocab & Q's - Due next Friday


Monday, Jan 13th, 2013


1.) Pop Quiz!!
- 4 questions from Thursday & Friday's classes

2.) American Revolution notes



3.) American Revolution Timeline

- from 1775 - 1783 in your textbook


Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014


1.) Work day

2.) Notes for homework: British North America




Thursday, Jan 16, 2014


1.) Class notes: War of 1812



reminder:

- Chapter 10 Quiz tomorrow


Friday, Jan 17, 2014


1.) Chapter 10 Quiz

2.) Hand back Chapter 6, 8, 10 quizes to study for Midterm

3.) Reminders:

- Last day of regular classes for Semester 1 - Wednesday, January 22, 2014

- School exams:
Thursday, Jan 23
  • Period 1 9-11 am
  • Period 2 1-3 pm

Friday, Jan 24
  • Period 2 9-11 am
  • Period 4 1-3 pm

- Last day to hand in work for Semester 1 - Wednesday, January 29, 2014

- Semester 2 begins Friday, January 31, 2014


Monday, January 20, 2014


Topic: HBC & NWC


1.) Chapter 9 Notes:



2.) Midterm Review:




Tuesday, January 21, 2014


Topic: Exploring the West

1.) notes:



2.) Read and take notes on the Women of the Fur Trade & The Arrival of Settlers sections of Chapter 9