Hero Subunit 3: Three Paragraph Essay on a Personal Hero – The Canswedian Eng... Subunit 3: Three paragraph essay on a personal hero. Ask the students to think about their personal hero, or someone they look up to. It could be a family member, singer, someone from history, whoever…It is mindblowing how many will say they don’t know. If they don’t have one – they can research. I showed a few people The White Helmets from Syria for example.
Google's "We Wear Culture" project is a stunning, searchable archive of 3,000 years of world fashion — Quartz Google’s latest project may be the most widely accessible and comprehensive fashion collection on the planet. All you need to view it is an internet connection. “We Wear Culture” is a collaboration between Google and more than 180 museums, schools, fashion institutions, and other organizations from all parts of the globe. China’s “car-eating,” traffic-straddling elevated bus (TEB) is officially dead — Quartz Today, Brexit turns one year old and how time flies! While, the UK’s vote to leave the European Union and “take back control” was always going to be complicated, the issue has managed to become even more confusing over the past year. It’s still unclear what Brexit will ultimately mean and more divisions are emerging in the government since British prime minister Theresa May called a “snap general election” June 8 and lost her mandate. This hasn’t stopped negotiations between the UK and EU formally starting this week—even without a fully-functioning British government.
The Heroes Unit: Subunit 2 – Modern Day Heroes – The Canswedian English Teacher Subunit 2: Modern day Heroes The purpose with this assignment is forcing students to get outside of their own backyards and hopefully get a little inspiration. There are so many role models out there that students are not aware of. The next step in this heroes unit is talking about present day heroes. I have four biographies I use: Malala, Aung San Sun Kyi, Mandela and Terry Fox.
Street style around the world - INSIDER Courtesy of Around The World In 80 Styles Some people learn about new cultures through sights, others through food. But for Marcela Makarova and partner Philippe-Henry, an outfit says more than a thousand words. The couple went on a backpacking trip in 2013, and started photographing the unique outfits they came across.
The Heroes Unit: Subunit 1 – Qualities of a Hero and the Heroic Journey – The... This is a mammoth of a blog post, so I am going to split it up into three parts for your viewing pleasure.This unit is on Heroes with three subunits – fictional heroes, modern day heroes and personal heroes. You can go through it in about 2 -3 months. Do me a favour. Ask your students who their heroes are. How many of them can answer that?
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Sticking to your brand codes can be good — and bad — for business After a long spell skulking around in Gucci’s shadow, the buzz around Prada is palpable again. It’s especially humming in Milan where, this season, the brand sits near unrivalled on the schedule (Gucci are showing next Monday in Paris). The big Prada turnround is gathering momentum. In its half year report in June, the group reported a 9 per cent rise in revenues, while profits rose around 11 per cent. Helpful Tips For Cleaning Out Your Closet The realization that I had way too many clothes hit me the way it usually hits us: When we're running late for an appointment and all we can do is stand in our underwear in front of our closet and glare. The whole situation made no sense to me. I had more sweaters than a Gap mid-season sale, too many skirts to count, and there were so many shirts stuffed onto shelves that one literally tumbled out and plopped in a heap in front of my toes. And yet, nothing in there was doing it for me.
Restoring precious and hidden material treasures takes more than it seams Posted Textiles conservator Mary-Anne Gooden primps and smooths a billowing silk dress. Although it looks like it is fresh off a movie set, the dress is an original 1750s Spitalfields silk closed-body gown gifted to the Art Gallery of South Australia by Mrs R Beckwith in 1962. The dress is currently at ArtLab Adelaide undergoing restoration prior to going on display later this year. A closer look at the gown shows intricate hand-sewn embroideries and the perspiration stains from years of use. A matching set of ornate shoes rest on a table at the other end of the room. This is Me – Grade 7 Unit – The Canswedian English Teacher I was so lucky this year, in that my Grade 7s walked into my English class bright eyed and bushy tailed – ready to go. One boy put up his hand on the first day and declared, “I want to learn English, because I want to go to California.” From what I’ve been told, this is the middle-class Swedish dream.
Design icons: the thong - Blueprint for Living If good design is all about simplicity then surely the humble thong should be at the top of the tree. After all, it's footwear pared back to the basics. Not only that, isn't it the unofficial star of Australia's national costume?