Haiku poetry challenge

We have been learning about Haiku poems in class today. We have learnt that a Haiku poem is a Japanese poem with three sentances in it, but in the 1st and 3rd sentence have only 5 syllables and the 2nd 7 syllables. Here are some great examples that we found on the Internet.

by Cara


Assignments that are due


The MML tasks for the next two weeks are completing mini research assignments about government. Here is a reminder work card.


Remember a number bond is a group of connected numbers that we can multiply and divide. This work is for Senior Dawson students only.



These are the two major assignments. Remember that we need to break assignments into manageable steps as well as set and follow timelines.


The multiplication grid book is from my workshop. Record your tasks and make sure you tick them off when completed.

Perspective, perspective, perspective

In the senior unit, we have been having some amazing discussions on the importance of putting events into perspective. We all find that when something happens, we think it is the end of the world. However, it is important to gauge the severity of the event by comparing your event to other possible events. For example, is not sitting next to your friend as bad as being diagnosed with a major illness such as cancer. We have been exploring how our thinking can led to a feeling. That feeling leads to an action. People can change how we think. This will change how we feel and act. Here is a reminder of our discussion.