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Posted: October 16, 2015

Grade 7F and 7L Social Studies students spent several classes preparing for Super Hero elections.  We wrote speeches, created posters, campaigned, and held an 'official' election with speeches and ballots.  We learned about the step-by-step process of holding an election.  We now await the federal...

Posted: May 8, 2015

Travel brochures are due on Thursday, May 14th.

Posted: February 24, 2015

Heritage Fair projects are due the end of March (see dates below).  All students will be holding weekly meetings with me to discuss their progress.  Final products may be presented in format of student's choice - three way board, power point, skit, etc.8R - projects due March 26th7F - projects due March 30th7L - projects due March 31st  

Posted: February 6, 2015

Project on Atlantic Canada due Thursday, February 19th.  Atlantic Canada 1.    Label your map with each province’s name and the capital city.2.    Find the absolute location of four places (one for each province), excluding capital cities, in Atlantic Canada.  Locate and label this place on your map.  Research and write down one interesting fact about each location. (On a separate sheet of paper or slide, write the name, coordinates, and the interesting fact)3.    Describe the relative location of Atlantic Canada in the Canadian, North American, and International context.4.    Create a bar graph, ordering the Atlantic Provinces by size.  Create a second bar graph, ordering the Atlantic Provinces by population.5.    a) What time zone do we live in? b)    If the Edmonton Oilers have a home game beginning at 7:00 PM, what time will it be televised in Miramichi? c)     A business person is flying from Moncton to Gander, and the trip takes 2 hours.  What time will they arrive in Gander? BONUS: Select one of the Atlantic provinces.  Using your textbook (pp. 24 – 29), the video we watched, and the internet, describe the geography of the province you have selected.  Explain how the geography of the province may have affected settlement and the economy. You will be given two class periods to work on this project. Choices of presenting: paper, power point, video presentation, labelled illustrations, etc.  Due Thursday, February 19, 2015

Posted: September 30, 2014

8R - Test on government - Thursday, October 2nd7F and 7L - Test on Government - Tuesday, October 7th

Posted: May 27, 2014

7R - Project on your province or territory due Tuesday, June 3, 20147F - Project on your province or territory due Friday, June 6th

Posted: May 8, 2014

Test on Canada - May 15th - provinces and territories, capital cities, regions of Canada, political leaders, Confederation
Culture of Atlantic Provinces project due Wednesday, May 21st.


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