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Learning to Manipulate

Hi readers and welcome back to another end up unit wrap up post. You are probably pretty confused by the title, which is understandable. When I say I learned to “manipulate” what I actually mean is learning the art of… Continue Reading →

The Story of Macbeth the Soviet Spy

Hello readers and welcome back to yet another unit review blog post, one of my last as I graduate in a few months😊. In the most recent Humanities unit we as the class answered the inquiry question, “How might we… Continue Reading →

The Last mPOL

It must be throwback Thursday because here I am, in grade 12 doing my first mPOL since all the way back in grade 9! For those of you who aren’t aware of the term mPOL it stands for a mid-year… Continue Reading →

The Most Musical Poetry Project Ever

  Hi everyone and welcome back to another end of project reflection post. In PLP we just finished a rather short project all about poetry, except instead of doing your typical read a few poems, try to write a few… Continue Reading →

When Human’s Changed The World

Hello reader, I am once again back with an end up unit reflection post, this time on our most recent unit the Manhattan Project². This project covered knowledge of the Manhattan Project set up by the American government during WWII… Continue Reading →

How Reactions to John Hersey’s “Hiroshima” Have Changed Over Time

Recently my Humanities 11/12 class read the book Hiroshima by John Hersey. This was the first insight Americans were given about the effects the atomic bomb had on Japanese citizens. Originally published in the New Yorker in 1946, it tells… Continue Reading →

The Stonewall Riots and the Legacy Left Behind

When I say the word significance what do you think about? To some maybe they’re thinking of a significant other. Others might be thinking of something on a larger scale such as a political conflict. No matter what people picture… Continue Reading →

“Think You Can Do Better?”: Wins and Loses

Hello reader and welcome to another end of project reflection post, but this time with a twist. In PLP 11/12 we just completed our first project of the year, and overall it was somewhat of a flop. However, if there’s… Continue Reading →

Introducing R&R

Myself, Natalie, Zoe, Ben, and Rhiann have decided to start our own political party, the R&R party. R&R stands for Revise and Reform as we promise to revise our government structure so it is finally just and representative of ALL… Continue Reading →

Canadian Democracy: For Dummies

Hello again friends, it’s Izzy back again with another blog post. While this post is not a project reflection nor a weekly update post, it still includes lots and lots of learning, so don’t worry. To start off the school… Continue Reading →

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