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Canada's Constitutional Evolution

British Columbia and Yukon Territory Curriculum Objectives

Grade 10 Social Studies
Grade 11 Social Studies


Learning Outcomes (Grade 10)
Social Studies

APPLICATIONS OF SOCIAL STUDIES
It is expected that students will:

  • identify and clarify a problem, an issue, or an inquiry

  • plan and conduct library and community research using primary and secondary print and non-print sources, including electronic sources

  • generate and critique different interpretations of primary and secondary sources

  • assess and defend a variety of positions on controversial issues

SOCIETY AND CULTURE: CANADA FROM 1815 TO 1914
It is expected that students will:

  • assess the interaction between Aboriginal people and Europeans

  • describe contributions made by Aboriginal people, the French, and the British to the development of Canada

  • identify the influence of immigration on, and the contributions of immigrants to, the development of Canada

POLITICS AND LAW: CANADA FROM 1815 TO 1914 (I)
It is expected that students will:

  • It is expected that students will: identify contributions to the evolution of responsible government and federalism

  • analyse political, economic, social, and geographical factors that led to Confederation

POLITICS AND LAW: CANADA FROM 1815 TO 1914 (II)
It is expected that students will:

  • evaluate the impact of western expansion and federal policies on Aboriginal people

  • explain the fundamental nature of the British North America Act in terms of the division of powers between the federal and provincial governments


Learning Outcomes (Grade 11)
Social Studies

SKILLS AND PROCESSES I
It is expected that students will:

  • identify and use approaches from the social sciences and humanities to examine Canada and the world

  • demonstrate the ability to think critically, including the ability to:

    • define an issue or problem

    • develop hypotheses and supporting arguments

  • gather relevant information from appropriate sources

  • develop and express appropriate responses to issues or problems

  • reassess their responses to issues on the basis of new information

POLITICAL ISSUES I
It is expected that students will:

  • describe Canada's evolution as an independent nation

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