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Focus On: Changing a Unit — Part 1

I have decided to challenge myself and change a unit that I have taught, aside from minor improvements and variations, the same way for about (gulp) 10 years. How have I taught this unit in the past? In the past, … Continue reading


Focus On: Essay Unit Plan (10/11/10)

The next unit is about essay writing, which is a mandatory component of the EQAO Literacy Test that happens around March or April.  Having taught the essay to Grade 10 Applieds many times, I have come to accept that the … Continue reading