TWIL 3

In history, paranoia and superstition have been very apparent in humans, it’s something we just can’t seem to help.  In Shakespearean times we were scared of witches, and in the 1950’s we were scared of communists, some paranoia’s are based on more facts than others. …

TWIL 2

This week in PLP we continued our learning on Macbeth with reading act 2 and 3, and our learning of the 1950’s, mainly focussing on social change of the time.  Learning about the 1950’s societal changes was very interesting and explained a lot about what…

MPOL

Being my first mpol, I was nervous about making this presentation.  Many things this year have felt that way, joining PLP as a grade 11 student has its challenges and I welcome them, but this particular reflection had me stumped.  I wasn’t looking at this…

TWIL 1

This Week I Learned:  This week in PLP we finished reading and analyzing Act 1 of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”, and we learned more about the 1940’s and 50’s Post WWII and Cold War events.  Our driving question, “Using Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” and the history of the 1950’s,…

atomic habits.

  In my life I’ve always been a very goal-centred person, feeling very motivated to go through with my goals but getting bogged down in the details.  This, I believe, is one of my greatest flaws as a person.  Many times I’ve felt on a…

The Beat Goes on…

This unit in PLP 11, we focused our project on the 1950’s Beat Generation by learning about important figures and events of that time, how to properly write poetry and speak it, and the significance of the Beat Generation on our world still today and…

Lord of the Flies

For our second unit of learning, we read and studied ‘Lord of the Flies’.  I don’t usually enjoy reading books for school nearly as much as I did with this one.  The depth of the story, and opportunity for broad thinking really resonated with me….

Introduction to PLP & Albuquerque Trip

I didn’t know what to expect coming into PLP in grade 11, but I was pleasantly surprised.  These past two months have been a serious learning curve for me because of the independent learning style and the use of technology, but I feel that I…