Today we talked about the Rosetta stone and the integral part that it played to opening up the mysteries of Ancient Egypt to the world. See the documentary below and a copy of the work from class.
Today we are going to talk about the ancient Egyptians and their tireless quest for immortality. Watch the video below and complete the questions provided in class.
Here are the questions from class.
Today we are exploring how the Mesopotamians developed written language. See the links to the assigned material and the video below.
Today we introduced ourselves to Mesopotamia by watching the video “Nomads to Farmers”. There is a link to the video below and a copy of the questions we answered in class.
Today 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.
Map of Manitoba
Satellite map of Manitoba
infographic map of Canada – infographics on water
infographic map of Canada – infographic on hunger
GIS of Manitoba – resources
Topographical map of Manitoba
Today we are getting to know Syria. Click on the document below and go to page 5 to begin.
Click on the links below to see Mr. Ewert’s assignment
Download a copy of the assignment we did in class.
Today we are going on a virtual tour following 3 child refugees on their journeys. Join these children for their story and then use the assignment linked below to complete your responses.
Please note: If you are watching this video you have two options. You can either watch in a browser and use the arrows or your cursor to turn around or you can use the official youtube app on a smartphone with a vr viewer to d othe full immersive vr experience (I suggest this one).
Download the response assignment here.