Does classical music make you smarter?

I chose to focus on the myth: Classical music makes you smarter. This is mostly proven to be false, but no one completely knows how the brain works with classical music and the reason to this. An ear, nose and throat doctor called Albert Tomatis…

Chapitre 10 : Mise en Train – Chacun ses goûts

Activité 1: 1. She wants to buy something new because she wants to wear something pretty for Sophie’s birthday party. 2. Hélène is going to wear jeans and a t shirt because she likes it, its simple and also because it is wearable. 3. Magali…

Comparing books and films: The Outsiders

‘The Outsiders’ is a book written by S.E. Hinton when she was 17. This book was also published into a film. After I watched the movie, I noticed some of the pros and cons of a book and a film. Although I preferred the book…

Motion Sensors

Position vs. Time 1.           In this motion graph, our aim was to keep the line horizontal. To do this, we just need to stay in the same place. 2.           In this graph, we made the…

Responding to ‘The Way We Fall’ by Megan Crewe

A found poem is a poem that is created with words or phrases from other peoples literature with a bit of change in the spacing and lines. I think found poems are used to promote books or give small hints of the story of a…

Chapitre 9 : Un week-end spécial

ACTIVITY 1: 1. Hélène’s weekend was very boring. 2. Magali had a good weekend because she went to visit the theatre with Florent and Ahmed. 3. I think Magali likes Ahmed because she told Hélène that Ahmed is very nice. 4. Magali had to hang…

Text for Change : Poem vs. Ads

This unit we are learning about pathos and persuasive techniques. For our project, we made a screen cast about how language can change emotions and we compared a poem and ad to do a comparison and contrast. Here is the screen cast :

We Could Find Life on Another Planet. Do We Have the Will?

Radiation – the process in which energy is released as particles or waves. Microbes – a microorganism that is able to produce diseases. Interplanetary – to move between planets. This article is based on how we might be able to live on Europa, which is…

Gapminder project Part 1 : Brainstorming

In INS, we are currently looking at development in the different countries in the world. For this brainstorming project, I chose to look at Singapore and Italy because I was curious if there are any big differences in the categories. From the results for Literacy…