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Themes:
Constitutional History
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Aboriginals: Treaties & Relations
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Pionniers et Immigrants
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The Principal of Responsible Government

Western Canadian Protocol for Cooperation in Basic Education
Curriculum Outcomes

Outcomes (Grade 8)
Exploring Worldviews of the Past

Knowledge and Understanding
Time, Continuity, and Change
Students will…
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-016
observe and describe material and visual evidence for research, e.g., artifacts, photographs
8-S-018
consider the validity of information based on given criteria, e.g., context, authentic voice, source, objectivity, evidence, reliability
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

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