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The Rise of Responsible Government

British Columbia and Yukon Territory Curriculum Objectives

Grade 10 Social Studies
Grade 11 Social Studies
Grade 12 Law


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

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


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

SKILLS AND PROCESSES II
It is expected that students will:

  • demonstrate appropriate research skills, including the ability to:

    • develop pertinent questions about a topic, an issue, or a situation

    • collect original data

    • use a range of research tools and resources

    • compile and document task-specific information from a wide variety of print and electronic sources

    • understand the nature of and appropriate uses for primary and secondary sources

POLITICAL ISSUES I
It is expected that students will:

  • describe Canada's evolution as an independent nation


Learning Outcomes (Grade 12)
Law 12
FOUNDATIONS OF LAW

It is expected that students will:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the evolution and sources of law in Canada, including:

    • common law

    • statute law

    • constitutional law

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