Duffle Bag Theatre

By , February 22, 2011 10:28 pm

Students in our class had the pleasure to watch the Dufffle Bag Theatre performance of Peter Pan at our school.  Students took an opportunity to critique the performance, give their point of view and post their comments.

Music is all around us

By , February 22, 2011 9:19 am

Music is all around us. Its makes people feel good, sad, happy etc. In film, television and theatre, music is used to create mood and feeling and engage the audiece. How does music impact our mood when watching a  movie? Watch the clip of Old Yeller and write and post your comment.
Learning Goal: We will write a point of view about a movie clip and discuss how the music impacts the audience and why music is an important element to media.  (Credit to You Tube)

Success Criteria:

  1. Watch the clip
  2. Write a comment
  3. Pay attention to the conventions of writing when posting
  4. Write my comment in Premier before posting.\
  5. Submit my comment


Music in our world

By , February 17, 2011 9:14 am

Learning Goal: We will communicate our thoughts and ideas about a topic and use media to communicate our understanding.

Music surrounds our daily lives each and every day. Can we live in a world without music? Is it possible? What would our daily life be like without music? What is your point of view? Explain your thinking and post your comment.

Point of view with Voicethread

By , February 15, 2011 1:23 pm

Learning Goal: To communicate our point of view through digital media and express our feelings and make connections. Please comment and give your point of view.

How does music influence our daily life?

By , February 15, 2011 9:26 am

Music is a major part of our daily life. After listening to some of the themes in class today, how does music change and alter the way we feel? Explain your thinking. Write a comment and post.

Learning Goal: How does music effect the way people feel and act when watching a television show or a movie

Success Criteria:

  1. listen to a piece of music
  2. how have our feelings changed with this piece of music
  3. how does it change the mood of the scene in the movie
  4. why is music so important in our daily lives?

Healthy lifestyle posters

By , February 9, 2011 4:52 pm

Learning Goal: we will communicate ideas for a healthy lifestyle through a media poster 

Success Criteria: 

  1. Draw images on poster neatly
  2. Colour all element of poster neatly
  3. Poster will outline a healthy lifestyle
  4. Communicate a message to an audience




Here are three healthy lifestyle posters created by students in our class. Well done!

Frozen highway?

By , February 3, 2011 10:51 am

Here is a highway in an eastern state in the United States where the highway and cars became frozen during the recent snow storm on Wednesday February 2, 2011. What is your point of view? Tell us your story.

Time lapse photography of the recent storm from Toronto.

By , February 2, 2011 8:12 pm

What is your point of view? Tell us your story about the recent storm that came through southern Ontario. 



How important and useful is the Internet?

By , February 1, 2011 9:01 am

Students in schools use the Internet on a daily basis for research, communication and games etc. How important is the Internet to you? Can we live in a world that does not have or use the Internet? What is your point of  view? Explain your thinking. Post your comment.

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