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Alberta Curriculum Objectives

Grade 10 Social Studies
Grade 12 Social Studies


Grade 10 (Social Studies 10)
Topic A: Challenges for Canada: the 20th Century and Today

THEME I: SOVEREIGNTY
Students will be expected to understand that:
b. the achievement of sovereignty has been a developmental process shaped by internal and external forces

THEME III: IDENTITY
Students will be expected to understand that:
b. the Canadian identity is shaped by our values, attitudes and cultures as they have emerged from our history and geography

Topic B: Citizenship in Canada
THEME I: POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT

Students will be expected to understand that:
b. the structure and functions in Canada are important [esp. with respect to Constitution Act, 1867, representative democracy and responsible government, etc.]


Grade 12 (Social Studies 30)
Topic A: Political and Economic Systems

THEME II: IDENTITY
Students will be expected to understand that:
b. political leaders achieve, exercise and maintain power in different ways in democracies and dictatorships

Examine how political power was achieved, exercised and maintained in democracies and dictatorships:

  • Canada; e.g.:

    • responsible government

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