Wishing you a wonderful summer holiday!
Brought to you by the EHSS Library Learning Commons
Just a friendly reminder – if you have some time to spare, browse through one of our many library databases and learn something new! Try out Destiny Discover for fiction e-books. All usernames and passwords can be found in your student agenda.
Don’t forget the wealth of resources available through the Toronto Public Library site. Get your Summer read on and click here to register for the TD Summer Reading Club 2017. Browse the Book Clubs & Writers’ Groups for other opportunities to read over the summer.
The Earl Haig Library Learning Commons will be open from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. for quiet, independent study during exams.
See below for the exam schedule and study tips:
Exam Schedule 2017
English Exam Study Tips
Science Exam Study Tips
Have time for a distraction? Browse through one of our many library databases and learn something new! Try out the Follett Shelf for fiction online. All usernames and passwords can be found on p.23 of the agenda. Best of luck on your exams!
Don’t forget the wealth of resources available through the Toronto Public Library site. They offer a wide array of resources such as free audiobooks, ebooks, (through mobile apps) and a large host of categorized databases and services. Check out the Study Skills (Study Skills Success) and grammar practice section (Tensebuster, Mango Languages). All you
Be sure to return any library books and pay your fines by Friday. May 26! Avoid delays in getting your yearbook. See a Teacher-Librarian if you need to use a book past this due date.
This week the library welcomes grade 9 Canadian Geography classes into the library to begin research on their summative–Canada: Creating a Sustainable Future
For this assignment students will be playing the role of a community group and need to raise awareness among the population about a social/environmental issue occurring in Canada. Students will learn about developing higher order questions and using the database Canadian Point of View.
A recent example of how asking good questions can lead to a research breakthrough can be found here.
During the week the library will be extraordinarily busy with classes. Please work quietly during all times.
Also note the library will open at 11 am on Wednesday, May 3 to accommodate English exams which take place during the English Block.
(Day 4) English Summative Exam Day (gr 11 and 12:
Exams: 9:00 – 11:00
Spec. Ed Exams 8:00 – 12:00
Lunch until 12:15
Period 1 12:20 – 1:20
Period 4 1:25 – 2:25
Period 5 2:30 – 3:30
Attention Earl Haig students:
Do you like working with books? Are you hard-working and responsible?
Interested in being part of a dedicated team of students who help make Haig a better place?
If so, the Earl Haig Library Learning Commons is looking for you!
Click here for applications
- gain volunteer hours while working to help your school
- learn how the library works
- gain research experience
- particpate in a leadership opportunity and gain leadership skills
- work with Teacher-Librarians in making the library a fun, dynamic place to learn
Please speak to a Teacher-Librarian if you have any questions.
Are you a creative If so, you should submit to the Toronto Public Library’s anthology, Young Voices. Find out more about submission guidelines here. Deadline is April 4th.
Why Young Voices is Amazing?
- Toronto Public Library has been publishing Young Voices Magazine for over fifty years! It’s published once a year in October.
- All submissions are reviewed by an editorial team of teen writers and artists working with professional writers and artists.
- Every year we get over 500 submissions and can only publish 80 pieces!