Archive | August, 2011

Places in vancouver

31 Aug

Look at these photos. How many places can you name? Please write your guesses by clicking the “Comments” button. Try to use the probability phrases from the paper you got in class.

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Vancouver Lookout at Harbour Centre

30 Aug

 Click here for the script for Video #1 and Video 2 

(Check your answers.)

1. Go to Google Maps.  Follow the directions on your paper and answer the questions.

2. Vancouver Lookout – Video #1

(Watch until the 2:37 mark.)

3. Vancouver Lookout – Video #2

4. For pure enjoyment, watch the video below of the Vancouver Lookout.

Vancouver Lookout – Amateur Video

Multiculturalism

30 Aug

Your car is German or Japanese. Your pizza is Italian. Your falafel is Lebanese. Your democracy is Greek and Native American. Your coffee is Brazilian. Your movies are American. Your tea is Tamil. Your shirt is Indian. Your oil is Saudi Arabian. Your electronics are Chinese. Your numbers are Arabic. Your letters are Latin. Your family emigrated here. And you complain that your neighbor is an immigrant? Pull yourself together! Copy and paste if you’re against racism.

Keep Kids in School

29 Aug

Click play to listen to an interview about why this person dropped out of school.

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If I were a Boy . . .

29 Aug

Unreal Imagined

29 Aug

Ramona’s First Day

24 Aug

Listen to this story.

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