Today in class we discussed the Canadian Government's purpose for the Indian Act. That is as a piece of legislation intended to deliver the agreements in the Numbered Treaties. We examined several ways in which the legislation was and is both ethnocentric and focusses on a policy of assimilation. If you did not present your section of the Indian Act today make sure you are ready to go tomorrow.
History of the Atom projects are due tomorrow. If you are doing a play you will be presenting tomorrow during period 4.
Listen to Part 1 for the story ready by Thomas King
Written story HERE
1) In what ways in the Aboriginal Creation story different from the Genesis creation story (pg 21)?
2) What are some characteristics of oral storytelling according to Thomas King?
Chemistry: The History of the Atom
In groups of 3-4, you must learn the History of the Atom. If you prefer to work on your own, let me know. Your knowledge will be shown by using any (or a combination of) all of the following methods:
You will be presenting/showing your work to the class next week. You have access to the computer and SmartBoard in the room.
MATH HOMEWORK: 4.4 Due tomorrow. We will be starting the symmetry tomorrow!
You will be given a very short math assessment on scale, scale factor, enlargements, reductions, similar triangles and similar polygons at the end of class tomorrow.
HW: Finish the questions on the last four slides of the notes page.
Math quizzes were handed back today.
Finish notes in chart up to Indian Act
Chapter 4 Link
If you did not complete this in class today, then you must finish the following assignment for homework:
Read the assigned Charter section and 1) write the section in your own words in the first column 2) Explain how the section refers to collective rights in the second column.
Charter Section How is this a collective right?