Mystery Short Story: Clockwork

Clockwork Detective Wayne Roberts woke up in a hospital bed. He looked around the room; there are no other people around. He sat up slowly, and notices a sharp pain in his head. He looks down at his clothes and searches through his greasy hair for a bruise. He was wearing a plaid shirt and … [Read more…]

Achaemenid Empire Citations and Source Analysis

Works Cited “Achaemenid.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 03 Mar. 2014. Web. 05 Mar. 2014. “Babylon.” Keyway.ca. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Mar. 2014. <http://www.keyway.ca/gif/babylon.gif>. Cambyses II. Digital image. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Mar. 2014. <http://0.tqn.com/d/ancienthistory/1/0/c/P/3/Cambyses.jpg>. Cambyses II Lost Army. Digital image. Wikimedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Mar. 2014. <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/32/Cambyses_II-lost-army.jpg>. Cambyses II Portrait. Digital image. S9. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Mar. 2014. … [Read more…]

Mystery Class Discussion Reflection

Discussion Web: I think the disscussion helped me with these two mysteries very much. This was because I got to see the things which others noticed which I may have missed. I also got to share my ideas on the two mysteries and see what others thought. I think the discussion is a good way … [Read more…]

Lines of Longitude and Latitude

How do lines of Latitude help to determine climate? Are high latitudes or low latitudes typically warmer weather? Why is this so?   The warmest weather does not usually depend on how high or low the line of latitude is, it is usually the equator which gets most of the heat since it is always … [Read more…]

Mystery Book Review: Ghostman

Rating out of 5: 4 I think this book was good and was fun to read. I don’t usually enjoy reading very much and am not a very active reader but I enjoyed reading this book. It has lots of action, and also some suspense and of course mystery. The main character is someone who … [Read more…]

Ferdinand Magellan Questions

Ferdinand Magellan – Discovering the Pacific Ocean Worksheet on extracts from “First Voyage Around the World” Section One: Language Development:  While reading, record any words you don’t already know.  When you have finished reading, choose seven of those words, define them, and record the sentence from which they came. Word Definition Sentence from the Text … [Read more…]

Age of Exploration: Video Questions

1. What are some reasons Native Americans resent the fact that Christopher Columbus was glorified for so long? Because Christopher Columbus lead the other europeans to America which caused genocide of the native Americans and also caused them to enslave the native Americans. Columbus and his colleagues also did not treat the native Americans well. … [Read more…]