Week 8- Reflection

Before: As we prepared for this week Anne and I debated wether we would have enough time to actually create an authentic student driven inquiry lesson. The more we thought about it the more we realized that we might have to prompt them a little more than in an actual inquiry unit. So we decided … More Week 8- Reflection

Lesson Plan Week 8- Collective Expression (Bullying)

Download “Collective Expression” Lesson Plan PDF View the Prezi here! Class: Mrs. Anderson Gr.6/7                          Date: November 27th, 2017 Topic: Collective Expression-Bullying            Subject: Arts Education (Collective)   Collective Expression – Bullying   Content   Students will develop a strong understanding of what bullying means to them. They will explore bullying through an art strand … More Lesson Plan Week 8- Collective Expression (Bullying)

Lesson Plan Week 7- Scranimal Poetry

Download “Scranimals Lesson” PDF Download “Scranimal Worksheet” PDF Class: Mrs. Anderson Gr. 6/7                                                 Date: November 22nd, 2017 Topic:  Poetry (Jack Prelutsky Scranimals)                        Subject:  ELA 6/7 . Scranimals Poetry   Content: Using the work of Jack Prelutsky as mentor texts students will develop an understanding rhyme scheme and simple poetry construction. While creating and … More Lesson Plan Week 7- Scranimal Poetry

Week 7- Reflection

Before: As I prepared for my lesson this week I was trying to think of another engaging way to get students writing and thinking about poetry. This week I chose to use another form of nonsense poetry. Using work by the U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate Jack Prelutsky we will look at rhyme scheme and create … More Week 7- Reflection

Numeracy and Jagged Worldviews Colliding

This week’s readings challenge us to think about the Eurocentric worldview and its collision course with Indigenous worldviews in particular the way we understand numeracy. In Jagged Worldviews Colliding, Leroy Little Bear (2000) states that colonialism “tries to maintain a singular social order by means of force and law, suppressing the diversity of human worldviews. … More Numeracy and Jagged Worldviews Colliding