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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Anti-Bullying Videos

Some of these are centred around Pink Shirt day which is happening Wednesday February 23 (it's always the last Wednesday of February).
At Ferris, we have adopted the motto: Pink Pride, Ferris Wide.

We are encouraging everyone to wear/be Pink for the day.

News about Travis and David (the boys who started Pink Shirt Day)

Pink Shirts in the Oakridge Mall

ANti-bullying message (similar to the Pink Shirt message)

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Free The Children Contest

GarageBand Assignment

1) Choose/find a poem on the internet or from a book/poetry anthology that you know already. This poem should be one that you enjoy or like to read (for whatever reason you may like it for). It should also be of a reasonable length to allow you to complete the assignment.

2) Practise making music on GarageBand

3) Make a musical piece using GarageBand that will accompany your poem (as you read it aloud).
Ensure that:
* Your song reflects the mood and tone of your poem
* You speak into the mic and read at an appropriate pace for your poem

You will be marked on the following 4 Point Scale:
Not Yet Meeting 1
Minimally Meeting 2
Meeting Expectations 3
Exceeding Expectations 4

Your song reflects the mood and tone of your poem 1 2 3 4
Your voice is clear and well-paced 1 2 3 4
Your selected poem is appropriate and works for the assignment 1 2 3 4