Socials 10 (H)

General Resources

Immigration Project Resources

Wednesday June 5
General discussion and review for exam.  Chapters 1, 2, 4-6 will be helpful for you.

Monday June 3
Class Notes: Exam review for Essay questions, following the steps in the document below.
Resources: SS10 Year Review Themes , SS10 Predicted Essay Questions June Exam

Thursday May 30th
Class Notes: Can you think of an updated definition of “two solitudes”? What keeps groups from engaging with each other? What would encourage this engagement? (Dave Meslin says: tools, confidence, a sense of malleability and an expanded sense of collective ownership).

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Resources: SS10 Immigrants and Indigenous Population

Tuesday May 28th
Class Notes: Peer Read day… reviewed the paper intentions (see powerpoint from May 14) and then worked through the worksheet below for your papers.

Final reminders on essays:

  • Due Thursday
  • To hand in: essay, works cited (apa style) and peer read worksheet.
  • Can be emailed or handed in.  Don’t ask- just do it if it’s reasonable.

Resources: SS10 Peer Read Worksheet
Prep: complete essay.  Those of you who were away, try to match up with a peer and exchange papers tonight.  Away were:

Friday May 24
Class Notes: Guest teacher Mr. Chapman took you through one of our unit questions “How have groups interacted with each other” utilising a selection from the CBC Open Forum from 2012 below and the articles also posted below.

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  • “Are ethnic enclaves in Metro Vancouver good or bad for the community?
  • To what extent does a geographic concentration of one cultural group promote segregation?
  • What are we doing in Vancouver to encourage integration and belonging?”

Resources: SS10 Articles Interaction of Groups
Prep: Be ready for peer read of essay on Tuesday.  Essays are due Thursday.

Wednesday May 22
Class Notes: Independent work on the work we began last class.  Group consideration of the chapter objectives (categorisation into Social, Political, Economic and tying them to other material covered this year), and looking at the first half of the chapter, focusing on the Oregon Territory dispute, the establishment of the colonies in BC and the role of the Gold Rush in the expansion of BC.
Resources: See May 17th below.
Prep: Continue work on paper, recall deadlines set for next week.

Friday May 17th
Class Notes: Continue to work on your papers… in class today, we are looking at our unit questions with respect to BC.
Resources: Chapter 6 Horizons (via etext or pdf above), SS10 Relationships with People BC Case Study

Wednesday May 15
Class Notes: Final presentations and otherwise, working on your paper proposals.  Keep in mind what we have spoken about in terms of thesis statements and your burdens of proof…

Prep: Continue work on paper… Due Thursday May 30.  Peer Read Tuesday May 28.

Monday May 13
Class Notes: Welcome back from your trips!  All those people who haven’t presented their projects will do so in class on Wednesday.  We then spoke about your essay and the three areas I’d like you to focus on: thesis statement, substantiation and the process.  Please have a look at the slides below again and reflect upon how you will move forward.  We will discuss timeline next class.
Resources: SS10 Paper Introduction

Week of May 6th
Sea to Sky.  Enjoy your time in this glorious province! Can’t wait to hear about your adventures and reflections.

Friday May 3
Video Introduction

To complete by end of class: your paper proposal either paper copy or email.  Have a great trip on Sea to Sky… see you the following week!

Wednesday May 1
Project Presentation Day!

ReMARKable projects! Very well done.  Thanks Quinton for taking the photos below.

Monday April 29
Class Notes: Final Check in on projects… bring to period 3 tomorrow for set up.  Plan on being in presentation mode for Period 3 and lunch.  Reference to Paper… thesis proposal due end of class Friday.
Prep: Finish project (this should include reviewing the rubric and preparing your “elevator pitch”)

Week of April 22Work Periods…

Wednesday April 17th
Class Notes; Reflection on Dylan Brown’s presentation. Work period.

Monday April 15th
Class Notes: Reflection on Wade Davis presentation. Review of interviews and reflecting on that process.  Work on project… expectation is that by end of class Friday April 19 you are done your package up to page 13.

Thursday April 11th
Class Notes: Hand in your packages today… I’ll review and give them back to you on Friday if you wish.  Good luck with interviews, those of you doing them today/tomorrow. Rest of class we considered the question: What is the impact of immigration on Canada? With a focus on the 19th and early 20th century.  The slides posted below and the link from Citizenship and Immigration Canada will be a good guide for you to review.

Push and Pull Factors you identified from the different 19th/early 20th century groups studied (Early Europeans, Americans, Chinese, Japanese, German, Ukrainian, Home Children)

Push Factors (from country of origin)

  • on losing side during American Revolution
  • depression/recession
  • limited economic opportunities
  • too much competition
  • shortage of land
  • large families/over population
  • shortage of jobs
  • loss of rights and privileges due to ethnicity, religion, etc
  • political/religious persecution
  • “rescuing” of impoverished group (children)
Pull Factors (to country  of destination- Canada)

  • desire to remain British
  • offered compensation
  • offers of free land
  • resources- gold, fur, passage to Asia
  • opportunities for new development
  • sense of freedom- ungoverned lands
  • hired as labour force- railway, households, agriculture
  • opportunity to make money
  • proximity to country of origin
  • similar conditions- financial, land, environment
  • search of space
  • better working conditions

Resources: Canadian Immigration: Forging our Legacy, SS10 Impact of Immigration 19c 20c, Our Land- Loyalists Our Lands Gold Rush
Prep: Continue work on project.
Resources 2: SS10 Immigration Project Part 3 Display…. review this, we will go over in detail on Tuesday.

Tuesday April 9th

Friday April 5
Class Notes: Overview of themes/waves in Canadian Immigration (see slides and Canadian Immigration site below), reviewed the main immigration categories in modern Canadian immigration (see slides) and the idea of Push and Pull factors in immigration.  We then considered your research questions… have a look at your research questions. Keep in mind that they should be broader in focus than your interview questions and should specify at least one of Time, Place (country of origin or country of destination) or Person (nationality/ethnicity).
Resources: SS10 Immigration Overview Lesson, Citizenship and Immigration Canada: Forging our Legacy, Citizenship and Immigration Canada: Facts and figures 2011, McGraw Hill Ryerson: Creating Canada Push/Pull Factors in Immigration
Prep: By Tuesday’s class, you should have your interview BOOKED, be absolutely finished up to page 7 in your booklet and have done some preliminary research.  Remember to take notes and keep track of your sources.

Wednesday April 3
Class Notes: Welcome back from Spring Break!  In today’s class, we changed our home base to 107, reconnected on the project and had work time.
Resources: See all Immigration Project Resources above
Prep: You should complete all the steps up to page 7 in your work book for next class.  To start on Friday, we will have a 20-ish minute lecture on Immigration in Canada, and follow up with interview planning.

Expansion West Theme Questions:

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Expansion West Concept Maps:

Click image to view submitted concept maps.

Click image to view submitted concept maps.

Monday March 11
Class Notes: Lecture #4 (National Policy or Numbered Treaties), discussion as to why the National Policy is primarily and economic policy and, what are the characteristics that MacDonald desired as a strong economy in the late 19th century Canada.

Numbered Treaties

Riel & Red River/North West Rebellions

  • Slides: SS10 Expansion West Riel Rebellions
  • Textbook Pages: 155-193
  • Click image below for article on a landmark ruling from the Supreme Court of Canada on the failure of the federal government to live up to 1870 negotiations with the Metis.  How does this demonstrate the three branches of government in operation?
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Landmark Supreme Court Ruling March 8, 2013 on the federal government’s failure to live up to treaty negotiations with the Metis in 1870.

Prep: Complete your concept map (be sure to review the article below for the characteristics of an effective mind map) and a thesis statement based on your concept map, related to one of the four questions above.  Suggestions for what can go in the centre of your map: MacDonald, America, Western Expansion, Leadership, Minorities, Economic Development, Regional Differences.  Good luck!

  • Concept map (see above)
  • Thesis statement- based on a linking theme from the material
  • Project Planning Page from Immigration Project document (page 2)

Yes, it’s three items.  Yes, you are big boys.  Make it happen.

Thursday March 7
Class Notes: Lecture #2 (Riel or CPR) and Lecture #3 (National Policy or Numbered Treaties)



National Policy

Tuesday March 5
Class Notes: Introduction to Concept Maps, and Lecture #1 (Riel or CPR).

Time Mind Map
Resource: SS10 Concept Maps

Friday March 1
Class Notes: Completion of timeline
Prep: You will be responsible for Chapters 4-6, start a reading schedule.

Wednesday February 27th
Class Notes: Work Period 1 of 2 on the Expansion Westward timeline.  The groups and your focus area are below.  Note that most groups have someone that will not be in class on Friday, and one group will not be here at all on Friday, so they should focus on Chapter 4 and half of Chapter 5 only (Leon & co’s group).   You are strongly advised to chunk out the chapters so that each person is in charge of a set of pages, this will make your work efficient.  Remember that you are looking for events, people and concepts related to your theme, between 1850 and 1900.  Each relevant event, person, concept should go on the appropriate coloured cue card with a bold and obvious title and date reference, and an explanatory sentence or two below.

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Resources: Assignment below, group assignments in the image above.   You’ll also see PDF versions of chapters 4, 5 and 6 in the General Resources section above.  You may find it easier to use this as a platform, rather than the interactive e-text platform.

Monday February 25th
Class Notes; Some really great questions confirming your understanding and stretching your application of the two ides of division of powers and the three branches.  Lastly, we talked about the timeline activity which will take place over the next couple classes.
Resources: SS10 Expansion of Canada Westward
Prep: Bring computer and/or text.

Thursday February 21
Class Notes:
Detailed interactive lecture on Confederation & the BNA Act (see slides below).  We also considered the division of powers between the federal and provincial governments, using the two documents included in the resource section.
Resources: SS10 Unit 2 Confederation, Division of Powers Chart BNA Sections 91 and 92
Prep: Finish the division of powers chart and come up with your answer to the question “Which level of government is more powerful: provincial, federal or neither, they are equal?”

Tuesday February 19th
Class Notes: Completing your work from your colony’s perspective, and then posting your images, perspectives and proposals.
Resources: SS10 Analysis Pro Con of Confederation, SS10 Confederation Colony Chart
Prep:  For next class, consider the notes on the wall and pages 108-121 in your text (look for the highlighting and the green push pin notes [click these for notes from me]) to complete two sheets

  • each colony’s perspective on confederation (chart on normal paper)
  • a more analytical view on arguments for and against confederation (chart on large paper).

Friday February 15th
Class Notes:  Prediction: If Confederation is the solution, what were the problems?  We then divided into Colony working groups and started looking at the specific needs and interests of each colony at the time, and how confederation would impact that need or concern.
Resources: SS10 Confederation Conference Resources


1) Bring in 4 high quality, colour printed images that represent your colony/Province

  • –    person
  • –    place
  • –    thing
  • –    art/literature

2) “Title Page” of your colony- high quality, 8 x 14 (legal size), colour

3) Ensure Colonial Interests page is complete (3 interests at least + implications). (page 38)

Wednesday February 13th
Class Notes:  Review of questions covered through your reading of Horizons.  Notes on Victorian Values are below.

Cropped: Benjamin West's "The Death of General Wolfe."

Cropped: Benjamin West’s “The Death of General Wolfe.”

Resources: Charles Dickens: A Noble Savage, Britannica: Noble Savage, SS10 Victorian Values and Sensibilities

Thursday February 7th
Class Notes:

  1. Text Book Reading and Questions We have done text reading/questions perhaps twice this year, so they may not be thrilled with this! However, it will be good for them (you can tell them I said so).  Most students have e-texts (I have emailed them to have them bring computers, you can also get the key to the laptop cart from Verne’s office, it’s on the corkboard to the left of the computer.  Ask either Barb or Pete in the adjoining rooms if you need it and can’t find it).  Read from page 84-108 (skip 98-99)and do the following questions: pg 92 # 3, 5, 6a, 6c, pg 97 # 2, 3, pg 104 # 1, 3, 4.  Questions will be due next class.

Prep: Finish readings and questions for next class.

Monday February 4th
Class Notes: From Colony to Confederation and important concepts of Reciprocity, Mercantilism, Repsonsible Government and Annexation.  From each of these four terms, you should be able to define and describe, relate to Canada, and be able to discuss the implication of the concept on Canada as a colony and/or Canada’s journey towards being a country.
ResourceSS10 Unit 2 Colony to Country
Prep: Review notes.

Thursday January 31st
Class Notes: The documentation of conflict resolution in Canadian history.
Resources: SS10 Proclamation of 1763 Quebec Act Durham Act of Union

Tuesday January 29th
Class Notes: With half the class away at the MOA (looking forward to the debrief and seeing any connections with our work in this theme and also ahead in our immigration project), we had a really great small, round-table discussion on the Causes of Conflict worksheet and the Afghanistan issue.  So, is this the question: is the involvement of countries like Canada and the United States in Afghanistan just another case of colonialist imperialism?
Prep: As a full class, we will look at the cost of Conflict on Thursdays class.  Make sure that’s complete.

Friday January 25th
Class Notes: What are the causes and costs of conflict? How are ideologies involved?  How do different historical conflicts compare against each other on these questions?  What about a modern conflict?  Complete the worksheets in order.. all three should be done for Tuesday’s class.  You will be able to complete all of #1 and most of #2 in class today with Ms. Asif.
Resources: 1)SS10 Causes of conflict student worksheet   2) SS10 The Cost of Conflict Worksheet  3)Canada in Afghanistan Worksheet  Article:Canada in Afghanistan  Article: Why Canada should withdraw its troops

Wednesday January 23rd
Class Notes:
Prep: Please respond in a healthy (i.e 3/4 -1 page) paragraph to the following two questions.  Note that the whole idea is for you to communicate with me what you have taken in, processed and understood from our 2 classes this week. Make it count!.

1)   What was the “partisan press” referring to when they described the government in British North America as an “arbitrary, colonial and self-appointed regime”?  (i.e what is the disease)

2)   What are three significant consequences of the system as described in the question above?  (i.e. what are the symptoms?)

Monday January 21st
Class Notes: Review of the Family Compact/Chateau clique notes that you took over the weekend.  We then began constructing collabortaive notes on the 1837 and 1837 Rebellions, using Horizons, various online sources and this clip below from Canada: A People’s History.  Note what you can as well about the context of the time.

Prep for next class: Review notes.

Thursday January 17th
Class Notes: Review of Seven Years War, and completion of the American Revolution and the War of 1812.  What are the sources of conflict? Think in terms of Economic, Politics and Social reasons.  A few minutes to start on the notes for next day.
Resources: Slides (see below), SS10 Chateau Clique Family Compact Reading     SS10 Unit 2 Chateau Clique and Family Compact Notes
Prep: Complete notes for one of the two groups using the reading pages provided and read pages 66-79 in Horizons.

Tuesday January 15th
Class Notes: We started by considering the historical and contemporary influence upon Canada by 5 forces: Britain, France, the US, First Nations and the Church.  We then started looking at 3 formal conflicts within Canada, and will finish this up next day.
Resources: SS10 Unit 2 Influence Ratings Chart, SS10 Unit 2 Formal Conflicts Wars   SS10 Unit 2 Lesson 2 Recap
Prep: Complete a row on the notes “recap” document regarding the Seven Years War.

Tuesday December 18th
Class Notes: Hex Auction!


Here are the property auctions from today; we will finish the rest next day.

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Prep: Start to unwind from this whirlwind term!

Friday December 14th
Class Notes: Election Day!

Congratulations to candidates and the winning members of the House of Commons:

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Prep: review pages regarding Hex Auction, which will occur Tuesday.

Wednesday December 12th
Class Notes; Class to work on getting your parties together.  Slogans, posters and platforms are due for Friday, when we will have speeches, debate and the election.

Holey Land Flag (2011, B. Tam)

Holey Land Flag (2011, B. Tam)

Homework: Any preparation required for Friday’s elections.

Monday December 10th
Class Notes: Investigation of our federal electoral process (see the FPTP video below) and comparison of that process with the Holeyland Civic Mirror Process.  We also did a catch up on the situation in Egypt, see link to below.  Finally, you started the process of forming your political parties.  Get ready- elections on Thursday.

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Homework: Consider political allegiances.

Thursday December 6th
Class Notes: Presentations on chunks of the constitution (see handouts below) and a discussion on the upcoming Egyptian referendum on their constiution and the “catch-22” of the opposition.  If you could vote, how would you vote in the referrendum and why?
Resources: Pre Game Event #7, and this article from the Globe and Mail on Egypt.
Homework: Read pages 84-69 (pre game event #8) for Monday, when we will start forming political parties.

Tuesday December 4th
Class Notes;
What is a constitution? We went over the basics of constitution and the Canadian constitution. You then went into groups and worked on chunks of the 1867 and 1982 Canadian constitutions. Presentations are Thursday.

Wednesday November 28th
Class Notes: Sharing of Eastern Canada Trip (see videos posted on the landing page of and then moving on to building our national identity.  You decided the following:

  • Geography- Size- Singapore-esque/ Climate- -5 – 25 snow in winter, little in summer/ Terrain- valley with a mountain/ Features- big cage with a hole to other side of earth/ Food- bacon plants, fish, livestock
  • Name- Holey Land
  • Culture- Rich Minority, Poor Majority

Working groups on Identity pieces (if your name is not below for some reason, please choose one to work on):


  • Hamish and Nathan
  • Richard and Warren
  • Colt and Braden
  • Jay


  • Ray Lin
  • Roland and Brandon
  • Jordan


  • Leon
  • Brian and Quinton
  • Kevin and Bryan
  • Alan


  • Jordan,
  • Steven
  • Herman


  • Aidan

Homework: Complete your submission for the national identity piece above.  Paper submissions should be ready for voting on Friday November 30.

Thursday November 22nd
Class Notes: 

  1. Watch both of the TED talks below.
  2. Select at least one of the discussion questions to post an original response to within the Civic Mirror discussion tab.
  3. Post a reply to at least 2 other comments made by other students.  Your reply should reference some of their comment and then add to it, pose a question, contradict it or otherwise further that conversation.

Homework: Read the Pre Game Event National Identity Section in your manual for Wednesday.  Reading Check #3 (closed book, 2 pages of notes).

Tuesday November 20th
Class Notes: Reading Check #2 and Practice Run on Civic Mirror!
Homework: None.

Friday November 16th
Class Notes: Reading Check #1 on the manual pages 7-top of 30.  Time to start reading up to page 72 in your manuals- Reading Check #2 on Tuesday… closed book, but you can bring 2 pages (or 1 page double sided) of notes in your own writing/typed in your own words.
Homework: Read to page 72 in your manual.  Reading Check #2 on Tuesday.

Wednesday November 14th
Class Notes: Introduction to the Civic Mirror game!  We considered some of the philosophical questions attached to the game, watched a short explanatory video and then you had time to start reading up to the top of page 30 and login with your credentials given.

Homework: By Friday, read up to the top of page 30 in your manual and login.

Friday November 8th
Class Notes: Introduction to Unit 2- unit 2 questions, why bother studying history, and settlement and external influences on North America in the mid 1700s.

Class Responses.

Questions for your influencer:

1.Choose one of the groups we have just identified as a class.

2.. As a group, on one half of your page:

1) Identify how/where/why this group had   influence in 17th/18th century North America (using   resources provided)

2) Identify the degree to which this group has   influence today (21st century)

3. Draw a flag or symbol of your group on your page.
ResourcesSS10 Unit 2 Unit Questions Before After ResponsesSS10 Unit 2 Lesson 1 Intro Settlement and Influence
Homework: none

Wednesday November 7th
Class Notes: A follow up to our hearings and a review of this unit’s questions and our responses to them.  We also viewed 2 tedtalks by Edward Burtynsky

How would you characterise your relationship with the environment?

Homework: None, so long as your reflection is complete.

Monday November 5th
Class Notes: Hearing Day #2.
Reflection Questions:  1 page reflection that deals with 1a or 1b AND 2.  Due Wednesday.

  • 1a- Was the role a natural fit for you?  How did it complement your natural abilities/opinions? How did it challenge your natural abilities/opinions?  OR 1b- Were the hearings (the process and the result) realistic?  Why or why not.
  • 2- Predict the likely outcome for this particular project.  Identify why you believe this will be the result.

Homework: Board members please make your decision and write a 1-2 page (in the style of the written position papers) that justifies your decision.  Everyone else please complete the reflection posted above.

Tuesday october 30th
Enbridge Hearings Day #1
ResourcesBelow are the position papers that have been submitted by the deadline.  The text of the link contain the delegation and the author.


Homework: Prepare for Hearing Day #2 Monday November 5th

Friday October 26th
Class Notes: Final work period on Enbridge hearing.  Look at the hearing schedule below and ensure you have your opening statement prepared and your written statement submitted electronically (word or pdf) to Ms. Coates by 8am on Tuesday October 30.  We played this TED talk by Edward Burtynsky through during the period.

Resources: Thanks to Kevin Li for finding this link relevant to how the National Energy Board Panel is making it’s decision: Link
: Final preparation for hearing.

Wednesday October 24th
Class Notes: Word period #2 on Enbridge hearing, focussing on the written statement.  Below you will see the slides and also the MUN document I referenced when explaining the structure of your written statement.  SUggested next steps: today’s class scratch out a rough draft of your statement, Friday’s class fine-tune your statement, consult with allies, etc.

ResourcesSS10 Pipieline Negotiations Written Statement WorkshopModel UN Prep Package
Homework: Continue preparation for ultimate deadline of Tuesday October 30th when hearing begins.

Monday October 22nd
Class Notes: Work period #1 on Enbridge hearing.  Suggested first steps are to visit your delegation’s official website, check in with the person doing your same role in Ms. McLean’s Block H class or Ms. Coates’ Block A class.
Homework: Be prepared to write a draft statement in Wednesday’s class. Change to original schedule- first day of hearing will be Tuesday October 30th, to account for swimmeet on Friday which will take many of you potentially away.

CTV newstory on the October 22nd sit in of BC legislature

Global TV live blog from October 22 sit in of BC legislature

Wednesday October 17th
Class Notes: Quiz, introduction of Enbridge pipeline issue and project.  See timelines in the project file and below.

ResourcesSS10 Pipeline Negotiations 2012 2013-1

Homework: Independent work on role for hearing.

Monday October 15th
Class Notes; Case study of Forestry.  This will be continued after the Enbridge project.
Homework: Quiz on Chapter 8 and Economy Overview Slides on Wednesday.

Tuesday October 9th
Class Notes: Beginning a section where we focus on the economy, resources and sustainability.  Today, we worked through an overview to the Canadian economy.
ResourcesSS10 Relationship with Land Economy Overview
Homework: Read Chapter 8 in Horizons by Thursday.

Wednesday October 3rd, 2012
Class Notes: Presentations!
Homework: Ensure personal reflections are done.
ResourcesSS10 Physiographic and Economic Regions Model Assignment Personal Response 2012 2013

Monday October 1st, 2012
Class Notes: 15 minutes for final presentation preparation.  Rest of class spent on considering Land, Sovereignty and Ownership.
ResourcesSS10 Relationship with Land Ownership, Canadian Encyclopedia (Arctic Sovereignty) Complete Relationship with Land questions for Wednesday, presentations on Wednesday.

Thursday September 27th, 2012
Class Notes; Last work period
Homework: Complete model.  Presentations on Wednesday (no work time on Monday.)

Tuesday September 25th, 2012
Class Notes: work period on your project.
Homework: Continue work.  You will have one more work period (Thursday).

Friday September 21st, 2012
Class Notes; Return of quizzes (in general, very well done) and work period on your project.
Homework: Continue work on projects.  The Ted talk I referenced on “The Danger of a Single Story” is below… enjoy!

Wednesday September 19th, 2012
Class Notes: Quiz and work on models.
Homework: Continue work as your group decides on your models.

Monday September 17th, 2012
Class Notes: Finished taking notes on the regions (see file below).  Went over the details of the quiz for Wednesday (2 maps- physiographic and political, questions on the 5 themes of geographical thinking, questions on regions, pgs 6-13 and 16-24 in Horizons), and the Model project (see resource below).  Next class: work period on project.  I anticipate you’ll be heavy on the research component.

  • Arctic- Alan, Leon, Brian, Quinton
  • Western Cordilleran- Colt, Warren, Richard, Jake
  • Interior Plains- Roland, Brandon, Jay
  • Canadian Shield- Jordan, Ray, Steven, Herman
  • Great Lakes/St Lawrence Lowlands- Hamish, Braden, Aiden, Nathan
  • Appalachian- Brian, Kevin, Charles, Ray Lin

ResourcesSS10 Physiographic Regions Block HSS10 Physiographic Economic Regions Model Assignment 2012 2013
Homework: Study for quiz.

Thursday September 13th, 2012
Class Notes:
Started notes on physiographic regions (see above).
Read pgs 16-24 in Horizons.

Tuesday September 11th, 2012
Class Activities: Review of 5 themes, exploration of the Somalia case study.  Discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of the 5 themes model and lastly, developing of hypotheses for one of the two unit questions.  Registration for e-text.
Homework: ensure you’ve reviewed the pages 6-13 in Horizons and have explored the e-text in some measure.

Friday September 7th, 2012
Class Activities: Introduction to the 5 themes of Geographical Thinking and exploring an issue through one of those lenses.
ResourcesGeographical Thinking slidesSS10 Five Themes WorksheetSomalia Famine video (Sept 2011)
Homework: None.

September 5th, 2012
Homework: Complete and PRINT (yes, print) the Student Profile.  This is a chance for you to share some information with me, and for you to show me you have successfully found the wordpress site.    You can complete this online and print, or print then complete.  Either way, please give it thoughtful care and attention.  I look forward to reading, and offer my respect for your privacy in, what you will share.
Resources: General Resources as listed above, Student Profile



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