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Canada's Constitutional Evolution

Western Canadian Protocol for Cooperation in Basic Education
Curriculum Outcome


Grade 8
Grade 9


Outcomes (Grade 8)
Exploring Worldviews of the Past

Knowledge and Understanding
Time, Continuity, and Change
Students will…
8-K-T-021
demonstrate understanding that accounts and perspectives of historical events may differ
8-K-T-026
demonstrate understanding of the significance of key historical events in societies studied

Skills and Processes
Creative and Critical Thinking
Students will…
8-S-013
establish a purpose and a plan for inquiry
8-S-014
compare differing perspectives on a topic
8-S-015
identify prejudice, racism, stereotyping, or other forms of bias in information sources
8-S-016
observe and describe material and visual evidence for research, e.g., artifacts, photographs
8-S-019
analyze the historical context of events
8-S-020
analyze connections between contemporary and historical events
8-S-021
analyze causes and contributing factors of historical events
8-S-022
draw conclusions and make decisions based upon research and evidence
8-S-023
evaluate personal assumptions based on new information and ideas

Managing Ideas and Information
Students will…
8-S-024
access and select information using a variety of oral, visual, material, print, or electronic sources and tools, including atlases
8-S-025
seek information sources that reflect diverse points of view
8-S-026
select a variety of information sources for historical inquiry, e.g., documents, works of art, songs, artifacts, narratives, legends and myths, biographies, historical fiction
8-S-027
compare primary and secondary sources of information


Outcomes (Grade 9)
Canada: Opportunities and Challenges

Knowledge and Understanding
Time, Continuity, and Change
Students will…
9-K-T-032
evaluate the effects of negotiated political arrangements on Canadians, e.g., treaties, federal-provincial agreements, the Constitution

Skills and Processes
Creative and Critical Thinking
Students will…
9-S-013
establish a purpose and a plan for inquiry
9-S-014
analyze prejudice, racism, stereotyping, or other forms of bias in information sources
9-S-017
analyze connections between contemporary and historical events
9-S-018
analyze causes and contributing factors of historical events
9-S-019
consider the historical context and circumstances of past events
9-S-022
draw conclusions and make decisions based upon research and evidence
9-S-023
evaluate personal assumptions based on new information and ideas

Managing Ideas and Information
Students will…
9-S-024
access and select information using a variety of oral, visual, material, print, or electronic sources and tools, including atlases
9-S-025
seek information sources that reflect diverse points of view, e.g., editorials, narratives, political cartoons, satire

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