Pathfinder: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

ROTHMCCoverYear 7 English students will be reading “Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry” by Mildred D. Taylor, and studying prejudice, segregation and civil rights as they read it.

Want to learn more about life in the United States of America in the 1930s?  Visit the pathfinder below to explore a variety of resources. Each week we will add a new page with a new set of resources related to a topic from the novel.



Pathfinder: Diploma Program Research

Calling all Year 12s! You know your Diploma Program is moving into high gear when it’s time to start talking about Extended Essay and Core TOK research project!DPResearchPathfinder

These research are some of the most important assignments you will complete on your way to graduation. They can get overwhelming if you don’t have a plan. To support you on your journey, the library has created a Diploma Program Research pathfinder.  With this pathfinder and a solid plan, you’re on your way to conducting valuable research to share with the world.

“Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought”- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Hungarian BioChemist, 1937 Nobel Prize for Medicine

Daily Life in Ancient Rome – Year 7 Humanities

Year 7 Humanities students will be researching daily life in Ancient Rome by studying entertainment, religion, and family life.  In small groups, they will build a wiki to share their knowledge with the world.  Don’t know what a wiki is? Watch this Common Craft video called “Wikis in Plain English“.

Ready to start your research? Visit the Roman Daily Life Pathfinder: This pathfinder will guide you in your research as they learn more about daily life in Ancient Rome.

Ready to start building your wiki? Go to your Year 7 Humanities Wiki:

Check back in three weeks to see their final products!

News! Read All About It! News!

Photo by Damien Roue under CC BY-NC 3.0 license

Are you studying how to write a news or tabloid article?  The secondary library has put together a resource for you! Visit News Writing: Traditional & Tabloids to review guidelines on journalism writing, read modern news and tabloid, and explore historical newspapers which have been digitized and put online.


If you’re just looking for news to read, try visiting our News Around the World page.