I will post a longer update later, but wanted to give a little glimpse of what we were up to today. We wrote first drafts of our letters for the Great Canadian Mail Race, and did some more work on "The Chicken Can't Skate". Book Reports were pitched, graphing reviewed indepth as a class, and in religion we talked about animals.
The latter activity spun into a discussion of moral code and moral obligation, a topic that I have wanted to approach for some time. The class was very interested in the idea, particularly as it applies to other issues we have already dealt with in class. The students were quick to consider how their own moral code would apply to situations like habitat loss, friendship and other issues in a variety of subjects.
Talk to you later!