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Humanities

Core to the Shore

Hello lovely readers, and welcome back to another blog post. Today, we are going to be talking about our most recent project in Humanities: Shore to the Core. Throughout this project, we created multi-paragraph compositions (essays), focused around a local and a national topic of significance. We then turned our multi-paragraph compositions into zines, that […]

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Humanities

Under Pressure

Hello Lovely Readers, and welcome back to another blog post. Today, we are going to be talking about my most recent project, The Hidden Chapters of World War Two. This project took us through different perspectives, twists, turns, books, eerily similar real-world connections, intense intro music competitions, and more, all relating to World War Two. […]

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Exhibition Humanities

Ologizing and Apologizing

Hello Lovely Readers! Is ologizing a word? I don’t think so. Should it be? Yes. Welcome back to a (hopefully) long awaited blog post. I’m really excited about this one! Now, if you have not read my last blog post, I highly recommend you doing so. Not only will you learn something, you will also […]

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Humanities

Reflecting The Electing

Hello Lovely Readers™, and welcome back to another blog post. As we just had an election in Canada, it makes perfect sense that we would talk about it. So here we are! Talking! Exciting! Woohoo! Let us get to the good stuff. In the midst of a Liberal “power grab”, the political system has never […]

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Humanities

The War of Propaganda

Hello! My name is Amy, and today I am going to be talking about how we might use artifacts and film to show the significance of WWI to Canada. In this post I will be walking you through our project, starting with my video, and then a general overview. But wait! I might not know you, […]

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Humanities Maker

I Have Pride and Loyalty To These Videos

Welcome to my latest, biggest, and (possibly?) greatest blog post yet. 4 weeks, 10 milestones, 6 videos. Yes, it was a lot. We started right away. Our first video was a interview with our parents about nationalism. Wait a second, what in the world is nationalism? Thank you John Green. Okay, now you know a […]

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Humanities Maker

Let’s Combine Stuffed Animals and Talk About The Industrial Revolution!

This post is dedicated to Keenan’s frog. HELLO INCREDIBLE BLOG READERS!! In this post I will be talking about our latest and probably our most unique project that we have done, The Rise of the Frankenstuffies! Yes, you read that right. The Frankenstuffies are indeed rising. Let’s start with our driving question. This question is […]

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Humanities

ABBA. The Beatles. Revolutions. Crane Brinton?

Hello wonderful people, and welcome back to my blog. Our latest project was called Storm the Barricades! It was about how revolutions transform societies. We had to show this by creating three Rube Goldberg machines, and a final video, to show how different revolutions have effected society. First of all, what is a Rube Goldberg […]

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Humanities Uncategorized

I Am Not Objectifying This Story

Hello, and welcome to my very last Humanities blog post of Grade 8. It has been a wild journey full of projects, Zoom, and slightly funny blog post names. This project was called Every Object Tells a Story. Let’s go through some milestones, my final book, and some lovely curricular competencies! Yayyyyyyyy. We are going […]

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Humanities Scimatics

Ahhhh Scary Diseases and Sexism

Hello! I hope you all are healthy! I am here to talk about our latest Humanities AND Scimatics project, Argh Matey! Yes, we did a project that involved both Humanities and Scimatics. It was quite a crazy journey, and I am going to walk you through it! So, first of all, I am going to […]