Grade 9 Science

This week Grade 9 sat for their end of unit test. We also continued with our current unit on BALANCE, looking at chemical reactions and why sustainable practices in managing finite resources in chemical reactions is important.

Suitcase Project

Students in grade 9 have been involved in an interdisciplinary unit looking at the Holocaust. One of our culminating projects has students researching a Holocaust survivor/victim and creating a suitcase for them that tells their story. Students will be writing journal...

Methods of abstraction.

Grade 9 students learned how Western abstract art began and how to make an ordinary, real-life object abstract using a variety of methods like cropping, extending lines, and using multiple viewpoints. They have been using acrylic to render their own chosen objects...

Empathy Map for the Holocaust

This week students read testimony from a survivor who experienced the transit camps during the WWII. Students used information from the reading and their knowledge gained from this unit to create an empathy map to show what the survivor was feeling, thinking, seeing,...