(Photos I took of the actual artefact were too large to insert into the post, sorry! Here is an image of the cover art.) What is the story of my copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and how does it give evidence of Phia Guan’s values and beliefs? This is a primary source. […]

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Based on our conversations in class today, your prior experience, and the “Guideposts to Historical Thinking” handout, which historical thinking question do you believe is the most important to consider for a vibrant and challenging Social Studies experience this year? Why? Based on our conversations in class, my prior experience, and the “Guideposts to Historical Thinking” […]

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I have made a significant amount of progress so far in my project. I met with my mentor, James McCann, at Coquitlam Public Library to discuss my story and writing. He gave me lots of great advice and feedback on what I have written so far, as well as emailed me two helpful infographics on […]

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“Executives are representatives of tradition and order, utilizing their understanding of what is right, wrong and socially acceptable to bring families and communities together. Embracing the values of honesty, dedication and dignity, people with the Executive personality type are valued for their clear advice and guidance, and they happily lead the way on difficult paths.” […]

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1. What kinds of learning opportunities does the mentor provide to expose you to new learning? I have not met in person yet with my mentor, James, but he has already introduced me to new learning by giving me advice when I mentioned that I was very intimidated by showing someone my work. Via email, […]

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Based on our readings so far, do you agree or disagree that Romeo and Juliet’s relationship is one of “‘infatuated children’ engaging in ‘puppy love’”? Why or why not? Provide two pieces of textual evidence. Based on our readings so far, I disagree that Romeo and Juliet’s relationship is one of “‘infatuated children’ engaging in […]

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For my In-Depth project this year, I will be embarking on a journey through creative writing. More specifically, I will try write a novel. Even more specifically, the first draft of a short, 100-200 page (Times New Roman 12 pt font) novel. The reason I chose this project is because I’ve had a deep interest in […]

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You know the saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words”? HA HA HA. While trying to visualize this text as a graphic novel, I realized how little the pictures sometimes speak. There’s just something about reading where the reader gets to visualize everything in their head and let the words speak for themselves. They […]

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Disclaimer: This document of learning is out of order, but a document of learning nonetheless. Before I embarked on my drawing journey, first I wanted to study different graphic novel styles. There are tons out there – manga, Marvel-eqsue superhero comics, ultra-realistic, cartoony. (As you can see, I’m, highly knowledgeable in technical terms.) I checked […]

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To say that Sharon Creech is my favourite author is not the most accurate statement. Have you ever read a book that reached an arm out from between its pages and tugged on your soul? It yanks and t e a r s a hole deep, deep, deep within you. Somewhere. And you feel a little […]

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