CHY 4U 2014: Intro to the Industrial Revolution

Test Writers The second part of the test caused a little confusion yesterday. Remember the following: you are writing two separate paragraphs. They do not have to be connected. in each paragraph, you will explain the connection between any two terms I have provided. You may not choose the same term twice. The  list (cause…

CHY 4U 2014: French Revolution Test Review

Format: a little mix and match make the connection you will see a list of 6 terms/concepts/people. You will choose two of the terms and write a paragraph explaining how they are connected You will do this twice (you will write two separate paragraphs using two terms for each; you may not choose the same term…

CHY 4U 2014: Napoleon’s Defeats and Your Review

The video we watched yesterday claimed that Napoleon was the greatest military tactician in history. This may be true. He did, however, lose some important battles.  His march on Russia was a disaster, and he was eventually defeated by his old foe, England. He was exiled for a few years, but managed to return to…

If Napoleon released a Greatest Hits album in the 1970s, this would undoubtedly be the cover.  Napoleon by Sarah, via Flickr.

CHY 4U 2014: Napoleon’s Greatest Hits

Please keep the following in mind from yesterday’s Napoleon Scavenger Hunt Experiment: He was Corsican, which meant he was a bit of an outsider in France. In fact, in his early career, he was more interested in Corsican nationalism than French independence. He attended military school in France. While he could barely read French, he…

CHY 4U 2014: The Conditions for Greatness

There is an ancient proverb which translates into “May you live in interesting times.”  While this proverb might sound benign, it is actually quite ominous; in fact, some have argued that this proverb is actually an usual curse. Certainly, the last years of the radical phase of the Revolution were interesting; I doubt, however, that…

2D 2014: Writing an Effective Introduction

Please read the following lines like a script. Mr. Lamon will assign your roles (he will also play himself): Mr. Lamon: Mr. Pedrech would like you to work on introductions today. Doesn’t that sound like fun? Overly Enthusiastic Student: Oh boy! It sure does! Student Who Asks Too Many Questions: Introductions for what? Why are…