1. Below is the link to the documentary "Please Vote for Me" that we watched during our last class. Please watch the end of the documentary (we had about 15 minutes left).
Video can be found here: https://vimeo.com/373933
2. Once you've finished the documentary please make sure that you have completed your movie worksheet. You can also refer to the link and rewatch certain parts (or talk to your friends) to make sure its completed. This will help you with your written assignment.
3. Your written assignment outline can be found on the button below. Please note the timeline on the second page. As the end of term is coming up (so sad!) you are expected to follow this outline - as we won't have anytime for extensions!
4. Please make a note in your phone that you will have a government unit test next Thursday!
Have a productive this class!
Just a reminder we will have a mini quiz (10 marks) this Thursday - and will primarily be vocab, term/definition based.
We will also be holding our CLASS ELECTIONS! Come prepared to vote and debate!
Below are the power points on our classes so far. Please review them if you have any questions - and continue to fill in your booklets/notes.
Keep up the great work! This unit has been a blast so far!
Please be prepared to present your project topic next Tuesday. Names will be drawn to determine the presentation order.
Have a good and productive weekend!
For the test, review the material and the power point slides. Make cue cards and notes, talk about the content with your classmates, and make connections with how BC's history influences us today. Stories of migration, our first peoples, workers rights and safety...The story of BC's existence can be seen and felt today. You will be asked to make these connections on the test.
Below is an overview of what we have covered in this unit & the notes used:
1. BC First Nations
- Webquest, Power Point Notes, Textbook Follow up, Origins reading
2. BC Natural Resources
-Fishing, Timber & Minerals
- Advantages/disadvantages of each resource
3. Early Settlement in BC
- Settling British Columbia handout, *Working People video notes (link to video below), BC Joins Confederation reading & Guided reading notes (Gold Rush), Building the Railway handout & reading, From C to C: Chinese Stories of Migration video (link in below post)
*Video found here:
Below are photos from our review brainstorm - use them as a starting point to help you study!
Please review the power point slides and your notes from our discussion in class.
For the Head Tax, most of your notes will be found in your reading hand outs and from the film "From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration" which we watched in class.
You can watch the film here:
A reminder of what we have gone over in class this week...
- We completed our examination of BC labour history & and also looked at major labour events in Canada including the Winnipeg General Strike.
- We shifted gears and began researching the primary resources of British Columbia - both historically and presently (Fishing, Forestry and Mining). You were split into groups where you read through sources and examined pictures. We then presented our findings to the class.
- Last class, we took this information and we went to the library where you began your "post card" writing assignment on one of these resources. Your expected to give background information on your resources, the advantages/disadvantages of the resource.
Next week we will be discussing writing and citing strategies to include in your writing work and begin looking more deeply at immigration history to BC.
Have a good weekend.
Below is a review of what we covered so far...
1. BC Aboriginal History
- We discussed the major differences of the Aboriginal vs. European World Views and impacts of contact
-Examined the range of BC First Nations
- The history and legacy of aboriginal cultural practices including the potlatch
- Explored the role of art
2. BC history through European exploration & settlement of BC
- Rise of the resource industry
- Immigration to BC
3. Last Class...
We discussed the labour history of BC from the 1700s-1920s. We talked about the roles of unions today and connected it to BC History.
We started watching & discussing the following video:
Power Points are below...
Hi everyone. Below is a brief re-cap of what we discussed this week.
We read the Big Idea Article which highlighted...
You were assigned the Webquest A journey into time immemorial. Link to the website is here: http://www.sfu.museum/time/en/
Finally, on Thursday you were given an additional reading and a series of questions. These are due for our next class on Tuesday.
Below is a quick re-cap of what we tackled in class this week...
Power point from this week is just below.