Dearest Bonnie, It has been ever so long since our last correspondence, my darling friend. So much has occurred since we last had tea in the summer house. Just one week before my fourteenth birthday, my poor grandfather Abner was stricken and passed away from smallpox. My mother’s eyes have been emptied of tears and only redness remains. Although his passing wrung our hearts […]Read More A Letter from an Upper-Class Citizen in the 17th Century
What conditions are needed for revolution to occur? Based on your readings so far, what is the single most significant factor leading the animals to revolution? A revolution is when a group of likeminded people band together to overthrow a form of injust government or social order, in favor of a new system. The conditions needed for revolution […]Read More Animal Farm Guided Inquiry 2019 DOL 1
This week, I dove into my sewing unit! I started off my spring break by making a pillow case. Making this simple project taught me the necessities of sewing and preparation. I learned the importance of measuring your fabric after you wash it when my fabric shrunk in the dryer. This also helped me realize how […]Read More In-Depth update #5: The Six Hats and Learning to Love Mistakes
What is the Story of My Ring? Source: My ring was hand crafted by an Indigenous artist named Gwaai Edenshaw at his studio in Haida Gwaai. It was purchased in 2016 by my parents at a small giftshop in Old Masset where I got to pick out the ring and try it on. Because I was there, […]Read More Sourcing A Significant Personal Object
Trust is the foundation of every successful relationship and a lack of it is the breaking point of all alliances. In William Shakespeare’s A Midsummers Night Dream, a group of forbidden lovers take a journey in the mystical forest to escape the sharp Athenian law. In this fairy filled wood, a series of tricks and spells tosses love […]Read More What Factors Make or Break a Relationship?
This week, I finished my knitting unit. I ended off this journey by making fingerless gloves for my dad, using a combination of the knit stitch and the purl stitch. The purl stitch is very similar to the knit stitch; it is essentially an upside down version of the other. At first, it was difficult to learn a new pattern, but after repeating row after […]Read More In-Depth Update #4
During the last few weeks I have spent my time researching for my final knitting project and planning my future sewing projects. I have been able to delve deeper into my research since I am slightly ahead of schedule. I have decided to expand my horizons in knitting for my next project by using new patterns […]Read More In Depth Update #3