Monday, December 11, 2017

Fake News, The War of the Worlds, Automotive Technology and Alexander the Great (Dec. 11-15)

Journalism 120
This week's blog assignment will give students an opportunity to explore what is meant by fake news and how to spot it. The students are expected to complete their blog entry by next Monday, December 18. Students will also be working on their job assignments this week. Students are also reminded that any outstanding class blog assignments must be completed and posted to their blogs by next Thursday, December 21 to be considered for assessment. Student blogs and some of the course assignments can be viewed here and many of their job assignments are posted on The Blackville Talon.  

English 123
The students will complete their class study of the graphic novel adaption of H.G. Well's The War of the Worlds. The students will complete parts 3 and 4 of the graphic novel as well as response activities. The students will view the 2005 film adaptation of The War of the Worlds next week.

BBT 10
This week the students will continue to work on their fourth unit, Automotive Technology. Students should attempt to complete this unit by the end of next Thursday, December 21. Student course blogs and the different units and assignments can be viewed here.

History 10
The students will complete their study of Ancient Greece on Tuesday looking at the Peloponnesian War, Philip II of Macedon, Alexander the Great and Ancient Greek philosophers. The review for the test will be on Wednesday and the Ancient Greece test is on Thursday. Students are also reminded to have submitted their written responses on the Battle of Thermopylae by this Tuesday, December 12.