Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give yourself at the start of your inquiry? At the start of my inquiry, I wasn’t really focused on the end product. I just kept coming up with individual things, without thinking about what I was going to end up showing as my learning evidence. Like […]

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Describe the ups and downs you have encountered to date in your inquiry. Specifically when were you frustrated or struggling in your inquiry, what did you do to address the situation? When I was creating my presentation, I was frustrated by how, for lack of a better word, basic it was. I didn’t want to […]

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  What is a specific source of information you have found valuable in answering your inquiry question? How has it proved valuable? Explain:   One of the most valuable sources I have found are online lessons for people going into advertising, such as this, http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson1166/PersuasiveTechniques.pdf Often times, other sources are themed around “How advertisers trick […]

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PTI conflict paragraph In Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian the greatest conflict that Junior faces is his ongoing identity crisis. He is constantly torn between the two drastically different environments that he lives in. Reardan and the rez. Junior wants to belong with a group of people, and he definitely […]

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  “Reflect on your inquiry question and how your understanding is changing, becoming more focused, or is perhaps being reaffirmed by your research. What do you now know that you didn’t know when you started this inquiry?” My inquiry question began with being a little bit too broad. I wanted to learn about persuasive advertising […]

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Part of being in the wonderful program we call TALONS is learning leadership. Over the past week we have been listening to How to be a REAL success by John Maxwell. Now I will be reflecting on what I have learned and how I will apply it in my life.   Relationships: Relationships are important […]

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What makes an effective and persuasive advertisement? With my grade 9 zip project, I aim to answer this question. I enjoy looking into psychology and how people react to different situations. The point of an advertisement is  to convince the audience to buy or want something, I want to look into the specific tactics that […]

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While I was studying Dr. Brian May I came across his Charity. Dr. May himself has said that himself that He would rather be remembered for his work with charity than his music, and that is big praise, coming from one of the biggest rock stars of his time. I decided to look further into […]

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Did you meet your goals for the project? How can/could you tell? How would you improve on future learning opportunities like this? I met the majority of my goals for Eminent. I now know much more information on Dr. Brian May than I did before, and I absolutely have a greater admiration for him. I […]

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What follows is a list of the main sources I used for my grade 9 eminent project on Dr. Brian May   https://www.brianmay.com/ This is Brian’s website/blog. I used his numerous blog posts to get an idea of his everyday life and side interests. Everything on it is written by him and is one of […]

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