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British Columbia and Yukon Territory Curriculum Objectives

Grade 9 Social Studies
Grade 10 Social Studies
Grade 11 Social Studies


Learning Outcomes (Grade 9)
Social Studies

APPLICATIONS OF SOCIAL STUDIES
It is expected that students will:

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

  • select and summarize information from primary and secondary print and non-print sources, including electronic sources

  • plan, revise, and deliver formal oral and written presentations

  • co-operatively plan, implement, and assess a course of action that addresses the problem, issue, or inquiry initially identified

SOCIETY AND CULTURE: EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA FROM 1500 TO 1815
It is expected that students will:

  • analyse the relationship between Aboriginal people and Europeans and explain the role of each in the development of Canada

  • describe daily life in Aboriginal communities, New France, and British North America


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

  • plan, revise, and deliver formal presentations that integrate a variety of media

  • demonstrate leadership by planning, implementing, and assessing a variety of strategies to address the problem, issue, or inquiry initially identified

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

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

ECONOMY AND TECHNOLOGY: CANADA FROM 1815 TO 1914
It is expected that students will:

  • analyse the impact of the National Policy on western expansion

  • identify and describe the effects of technological innovation on settlement and employment patterns within regions of Canada

ENVIRONMENT: CANADA FROM 1815 TO 1914
It is expected that students will:

  • analyse how geography influenced the economic, historical, and cultural development of western Canada


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

  • communicate effectively in written and spoken language or other forms of expression, as appropriate to the social sciences

  • 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

  • develop, express, and defend a position on an issue, and explain how to put the ideas into action

SKILLS AND PROCESSES II
It is expected that students will:

  • demonstrate skills associated with active citizenship, including the ability to:

    • collaborate and consult with others

    • respect and promote respect for the contributions of other team members

    • interact confidently

  • 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

    • present and interpret data in graphic form

    • evaluate and interpret data for accuracy, reliability, bias, and point of view

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

  • recognize connections between events and their causes, consequences, and implications


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