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!
The Toronto Public Library offers plenty of activities to keep you busy during March Break. Visit the nearest branch to get your library card (or a replacement) which will gain you access to the wealth of print and electronic resources.
Over the March Break, check out Library Events for teens around the city or this link for Programs, Classes and Exhibits.
Interested in a new read?
Our Library Learning Commons has new arrivals in Teen Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Manga, Graphic Novels for you to browse!
Need assistance selecting the perfect read? Visit our newest subscription NoveList Plus, a premiere database for reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
Please speak with a Teacher-Librarian (Mr. Kopyto, Mr. Raminraine Ms. Lo Re).
Be sure to also check out the latest reads for Teens at the Toronto Public Library over the break! Click here to see what’s new in Teen Fiction.
Remember to visit the EHSS Library Learning Commons just before the March Break to settle all fines!
We wish you a safe and relaxing break!
Interested in learning more about how/why Valentine’s Day came about? Browse our online encyclopedias such as Britannica and Gale Virtual Reference which can be found using our alphabetical list of databases for a general overview of this day. Also, read about individuals such as Claudius II Gothicus and Pope Gelasius I that may have played a key role.
In celebrating this day, the Earl Haig Library Learning Commons invites you to stop by and browse our Blind Date with a Book display. With a few subtle hints, determine which book you are interested in signing out.