Leah Egery-Haley

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December 2017

Zip doc of learning #2

  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 you!” or “sneaky advertising tricks”. When researching with these sites, it is hard to find opinions that aren’t negatively themed. It is important to remember that advertising is a job, and an interesting one at that.  We can’t always view advertisements as these evil things, they are just another form of media. Yes, they are a media source that tries to convince you to buy their product and it is true that they often support idealistic views, but it is always important to see both sides of a story.

  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… Continue Reading →

PTI conflict paragraph

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… Continue Reading →

Zip doc of learning #1

  “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… Continue Reading →

How to be a R.E.A.L. success

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… Continue Reading →

Zip proposal

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… Continue Reading →

Document of learning. Save Me fox hunting.

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… Continue Reading →

Night of the Notables assessment.

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… Continue Reading →

My Eminent Bibliography

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… Continue Reading →

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