Carol Dweck's Mindsets:
Off the Rails:
|I should have added the step of converting the Mixed Fraction to the improper fraction:|
Multiply 8 x 2, then add three and place it on top of the 8.
We will take a look at the work we have done in fractions. This work will have to be reviewed in Grade 7, but it is the foundational work needed to move to the next part of working and understanding fractions.
Frayer model & Health
There are still a few groups who need to complete this chart. We did this as we reviewed the film Handsome and Majestic. The Healthy Relationships aspect of the film is a key part of the Healthy Living section of the Health curriculum.
For Social Studies, we recently read the article on the anniversary commemorating the Internment of Japanese-Canadian citizens during World War 2. This action, sanctioned by the Canadian government at the time, fits into this teaching tool for understanding how hatred and distrust can lead to terrible things happening.
First, let us look at a little bit of the History of this unfortunate moment. Here is Canada's David Suzuki: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8TQTuMqM9g
Here is another short film worthy of viewing:
We will review and discuss the article and weave a train of thought among these items.
- Canada's rejection of Jewish Refugees, fleeing Germany in 1939: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_yGf5UBlE8 more information can also be found at: http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/living-rights-and-creed/ss-st-louis-and-human-rights
- In 1914, the Komagata Maru was loaded with many British subjects from India. On the boat, there were mostly Sikhs and some Muslims and some Hindus
- The Liberal government of Wilfred Laurier put forward a proposed ban on people of African descent (Black folks) on the 12th of August, 1911
|from http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-march-16-2017-1.4026463/what-does-canada-150-mean-for-indigenous-communities-1.4027484 by Artist Eric Ritskes|