Social Studies 9
Students will analyze the relationship between Canada’s political and legislative processes and their impact on issues pertaining to governance, rights, citizenship and identity. Students will also explore issues of economics and their impact on quality of life, citizenship and identity in Canada and the United States.
Social Studies 10-1, 10-2, 10-4 (5 credits each)
Students will explore multiple perspectives on the origins of globalization and the local, national andinternational impacts of globalization on lands, cultures, economies, human rights and quality of life.Students will examine the relationships among globalization, citizenship and identity to enhance skills forcitizenship in a globalizing world. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and throughout the world, including the impact on Aboriginal and Francophone communities.
Social Studies 20-1, 20-2 , 20-4 (5 credits each)
Students will explore the complexities of nationalism in Canadian and international contexts. They will study the origins of nationalism and the influence of nationalism on regional, international and global relations. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to develop understandings of nationalism and how nationalism contributes to the citizenship and identities of peoples in Canada.
Social Studies 30-1 and 30-2 (5 credits each)
Students will explore the origins and complexities of ideologies and examine multiple perspectives regarding the principles of classical and modern liberalism. An analysis of various political and economic systems will allow students to assess the viability of the principles of liberalism. Developing understandings of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship will encourage students to respond to emergent global issues.