Social Studies 10

Course Outline: Social Studies 10

Course Duration:

You have one calendar year to complete this course from the date of Activation.

Units of Study:

Skills and processes of Social Studies

  • Research, communication and thinking skills

Identity, Society and Culture 1815 – 1914

Governance 1815 – 1914

Economy and Technology 1815 – 1914

Environment 1815 – 1914


The country we live in today is a direct result of the people, attitudes and events that shaped its formation. Social Studies 10 give you, the student, a chance to learn about who helped to create Canada and why they made decisions that still affect us today. The course will cover Canada from 1814 to 1914 and, a look at the country we live in today.

Recommended prerequisites:



The required textbook for Social Studies 10 is Horizons / Canada Moves West


Substantive Assignment = 5%
Assignments = 70%
Tests (including final exam) = 25%

For further curriculum details please refer to the BC Ministry of Education:

Student Responsibilities
Students are expected to log onto the course and submit one assignment each week (or have contact with the instructor). Students who do not log onto the course, or keep in contact with their instructor on a weekly basis, will be viewed as having withdrawn from this online course. If you are active and withdraw from an online course, the Ministry of Education regulations will prohibit you from retaking this online course for two reporting periods.