May 2

Living History: Living in Ancient Greece

Today students are independently watching the video Living History: Living in Ancient Greece.  They are to take notes on the video in order to prepare for an in-class assessment happening in the afternoon.  Students will be allowed to have any and all notes taken while previewing the video.

June 7

Map Elements

Image result for zombie mapToday you are going to make a short presentation with you small group.  You will use the link below to access the shared Grade 7-8 Google Drive folder.  You will open your groups word document and collectively make a poster outlining your map element.  Then you will use that poster to present to the class how you map element is used/useful.  Then you will use your new-found knowledge of map elements to create and label your own maps using the assignment below.

Here is a copy of the assignment.

18.06.06 map elements assignment-van4kq



May 30

Different Types of Maps

Check this out!


Map of Manitoba,-97.4885427,9z

Satellite map of Manitoba,-97.4885427,124187m/data=!3m1!1e3

infographic map of Canada – infographics on water

infographic map of Canada – infographic on hunger,d.amc&psig=AFQjCNHSFuVrO5gAPX9vO0jCYxhsRDfQjQ&ust=1459902974509188

GIS of Manitoba – resources,d.amc&psig=AFQjCNGIx5uvSCd0Hz275a_5taac1COC8A&ust=1459903166618758

Road maps

Topographical map of Manitoba