Archive for February, 2019

Audio Activities

For these activities, I was looking for resources to support my students as they explore iambic pentameter in Romeo and Juliet. As they are already preparing their dramatic readings of “the balcony scene.” I thought I would give them a couple of samples to see how the “stressed text” can be spoken. I recorded my […]

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Week 4 Thumbnail

I usually begin my grade eight year with a unit on alterity. I tend to use resources and media from the Komagata Maru incident, and the Japanese internment. Here is a thumbnail linked to a larger photo of men on the Komagata Maru.      

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Infographic

I thought I would make two graphics to communicate the most oft-repeated information in my classroom. In a class of ELL learners, poor attention spans and selective hearing, I post anything of import in prominent places on the whiteboard. Print, laminate and toss some magnetic tape on the back of these, and find one of […]

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Week 3 – Activity 1

For this exercise, I took a photo of a European map c. 1490, and cropped it to focus in on Italy. For an upcoming unit on the Renaissance, I’m going to create a Sway for my class, and wanted a map image that focused on the Italian city states. Original           […]

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