Social Studies 11

Course Outline: Social Studies 11

Course Duration:

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

Units of Study:

Skills and process of Social Studies

  • Critical thinking, communication and thinking skills
  • Active citizenship

Politics and Government

Autonomy and International Involvement

Human Geography

Society and Identity

Introduction:

Social Studies 11 is a course designed to examine the Canadian experience from the start of WW1 (1914) to the new millennium. This course will also address and empathize on modern canadian government, the challenges of world population/urbanization and the environment.

Recommended prerequisites:

Social Studies 10

Resources:

The required textbook for this course is Counterpoints / Exploring Canadian Issues (1st Edition)

Evaluation:

Substantive Assignment = 5%
Assignments = 50%
Tests = 35%
Final Exam = 10%

For further curriculum details please refer to the BC Ministry of Education:
http://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/education/kindergarten-to-grade-12/teach/pdfs/curriculum/socialstudies/2005ss_11.pdf

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who do not log onto the course, or keep in contact with their instructor on a weekly basis, will be viewed as having withdrawn from this online course.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.