Today we read about why Rick Mercer rants and studied the art of ranting as a means of persuasive writing and oral communication. We observed the following rants by Rick Mercer, and did some reflections about what makes a good rant. We then started to brain storm our own personal rants using a graphic organizer. See the attached materials below:
This week we are working on the skill set of induction. To help students please see the video lessons below showing how to complete this assignment. The expectation of these videos is that students may use them to correct their assignments in preparation for the next problem solving quiz.
The Grade 8’s are working on assignments 3.3 and 3.4 and will complete #’s 6, 9, 11, 18, and 20 in assignment 3.3 and #’s 4-11, 13-14, and 16 in assignment 3.4. click on the link for a copy of the pages of the text below.