Grade 9 English

Students have been investigating how hysteria and beliefs can lead to terrible consequences.   They have been reading The Crucible by Arthur Miller and considering how Puritan principles and belief in Witchcraft led to the tragic hanging of 19 people.  Students have...

Grade 7 English and I and S

In English we finished reading the novel ‘Follow the Rabbit Proof Fence.’   Students inquired about how three girls were able to survive a 1600 km walk through the Australian bush and desert.  They considered whether the ending of the book could be considered happy or...

Grade 8 English, and Individuals and Societies

In English we are continuing our investigation into how we know what is the right thing to do.  We are reading ‘Red Scarf Girl,’ and seeing things gets progressively worse for Ji Li and her family during the cultural revolution.  Students have just completed a four...

Grade 9 English

Students have started to study the new unit of inquiry – ‘Principles and Hysteria.’  In this we are studying ‘The Crucible,’ by Arthur Miller and considering how principles may mix with hysteria to create  terrible consequences.   Students have worked in groups...

Grade 7 English, Individuals and Societies

In English we have started our new unit of inquiry entitled : Is Life Fair?   In this we are investigating the experiences of the Aboriginal culture in Australia and the impact that the British colonists had on their lives.   We are reading the book ‘Follow...