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									                                             CANADIAN STUDIES 30
                                    SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY/NATIVE STUDIES
                                                Time Allotment – 100 Hours per Credit


                                                FOUNDATIONAL OBJECTIVES
                           KNOWLEDGE                    SKILL/ABILITIES                  VALUES              UNDERSTANDINGS
                            CONCEPTS                      CONCEPTS                      CONCEPTS
 1. Change             Legitimacy                     Criteria                  Logic                     The major change
                       Social Change                  Dialectical Thinking      Morality                   events in Canadian
                       Social Contract                Dialectical Evaluation                                history
                       Society                        Moral Tests                                          The change process
                       World View                                                                           The impact of change
                                                                                                              on a society’s world

 2. Economic         Model                            Modelling                   Human Dignity           The environment and
      Development    Standard of Living               Criteria                    Responsibility           society act as systems
                     World View                       Evaluation                  Morality                People create models
                                                       Dialectical Evaluation      Logic                    in order to understand
                                                                                                              and control those
                                                                                                             Models can and should
                                                                                                              be evaluated and
                                                                                                              changed as needed

 3. Culture            Acculturation                  Criteria                    Human Dignity           The fundamental
                       Conflict                       Dialectical Evaluation      Evaluation               assumptions of a
                       Model                          Models                      Morality                 democratic society
                       Socialization                  Moral Tests                 Responsibility          The issues involved
                       Social Change                                                                         resolving diverse
                       Social Contract                                                                       ethnic identifies within
                       World View                                                                            Canadian sovereignty

 4. Governance         Conflict                       Conflict Resolution         Conflict Resolution     The constitution
                       Legitimacy                     Criteria                    Criteria                  establishes the basic
                       Cultural Change                Critical Thinking           Evaluation                rules governing the
                       Political Culture              Dialectical Evaluation      Morality                  political process
                       Political Discourse            Dialectical Thinking                                 The constitution is a
                       Political System               Moral Tests                                            structure which
                                                                                                               attempts to balance
                                                                                                               the rights of:
                                                                                                              -     minorities and
                                                                                                              -     regions and the
                                                                                                              -     individual and the

 5. Globalization    Change                           Criteria                  Logic                     The environmental
                     Dialectical Evaluation           Critical Thinking         Morality                   changes are beyond
                     International Society            Dialectical Evaluation    Responsibility             the power of
                     International Political          Testing                                               individual nations to
                      System                                                                                  control
                     Standard of Living                                                                     The difficult choices
                                                                                                              to be made in
                                                                                                              international interests
                                                                                                              and domestic
                                                                                                             Canada’s role in

 Developed by Region 3 Curriculum Contacts                                                                 Updated September, 2004

                             FOUNDATIONAL                                                                          KEY
      UNIT                                                     KEY CONCEPTS              KEY SKILLS
                              OBJECTIVES                                                                      UNDERSTANDINGS
1.   Relationships   1.   Know that the organization of       World View                Criteria             All societies will
     People and           a society and its behaviour is      Paradigms                 Dialectical           evolve a world view
     Paradigms            influenced by a number of                                       Evaluation            that includes
                          assumptions that surround                                      Dialectical           assumptions and
                          certain relationships                                           Thinking              practices surround
                                                                                         Evaluation            key societal
                     2.   Know that every society will        Land                                             relationships
                          evolve assumptions and                                                               A society’s
                          practices that surround key                                                           assumptions and
                          societal relationships                                                                practices will be
                          between the peoples and the                                                           influenced and
                          “land.”                                                                               sometimes changed
                                                                                                                to meet new
                     3.   Know that within every              Decision-making                                  realities
                          society, there will exist a         Sovereignty
                          contest among groups to             Responsible
                          gain influence over the              Government
                          societal decision-making            Representative
                          process.                             Government
                                                              Loyalists
                                                              Oligarchy
                                                              Reformers
                     4.   Know that the well-being of
                          every society will be               Acculturation
                          influenced by sustained             Accommodation
                          contact with other societies.       Assimilation

                     5.   Know that dialectical thinking
                          is a system of reasoned
                          exchange between points of

                     6.   Know that every society will
                          evolve through debate and
                          consensus, assumptions and
                          practices concerning key
                          societal relationships

2.   The             1.   Know that within societies,         Interest Groups           Dialectical          Groups within a
     Nineteenth           there exists a competition          Regionalism                Evaluation            society will compete
     Century: The         among interest groups for           Federalism                                       for influence over
     Road to              influence over the society’s        Decision-making           Criteria              the societal
     Democracy            decision-making processes           Metis                                            decision-making
                          and those groups influence          First nations             Evaluation            processes.
                          varies.                             Treaties                                        Groups will possess
                                                              Indian Act                                       an agenda and
                                                                                                                “vision” for the
                     2.   Know that the nation’s                                                                nation that best
                                                              Economic Well-being
                          economic well-being                                                                   secures the group’s
                          depended on the exporting of        Reciprocity                                      well-being
                          Canadian products and the           National Policy
                          development of a national
                          consumer economy

                     3.   Know that the history of the
                          Canadian peoples has been           Manifest Destiny
                          greatly influenced by external      External Influence
                          forces and events.

                     4.   Same as #5 and #6, Unit 1

Developed by Region 3 Curriculum Contacts                                                               Updated September, 2004
                            FOUNDATIONAL                                                                              KEY
      UNIT                                                    KEY CONCEPTS                  KEY SKILLS
                             OBJECTIVES                                                                          UNDERSTANDINGS
3.   External       1.   Know that the actions and           Sovereignty                   Cause and            New realities can
     Forces and          policies of other nations           Foreign Policy                 Effect                represent
     Domestic            influence the well-ging of the      External Influence            Dialectic             challenges to
     Realities           Canadian people and nation                                          Evaluation            existing beliefs and
                                                                                            Criteria              practices;
                    2.   Know that the conduct of            War Measures Act              Evaluation           Significant external
                         Canadian foreign policy has         Rights                                               events were to
                         generated, and continues to         Conscription                                         cause Canadians to
                         generate, debate within the         Appeasement                                          re-evaluate existing
                         Canadian community.                                                                       societal
                                                             Nationalism
                                                             Imperialism                                          assumptions and
                                                                                                                   concerning the role
                    3.   Know that various ideologies                                                              of government in
                         have articulated differing          Government                                           securing the well-
                         views about the role of             Ideology                                             being of the
                         government in securing the          Classical Liberalism                                 citizenry.
                         well-being of citizenry.            Region
                                                             Depression
                                                             Democratic Socialism
                                                             Reform Liberalism
                                                             Keynesian Economics
                                                             Social Contract
                                                             Welfare State
                                                             Federalism
                                                             Equalization
                    4.   Same as #5 and #6, Unit 1

4.   The Force Of   1.   Know that sovereignty               Sovereignty                   Cause and            Canadian
     Nationalism         asserts that the nation-state       External Influence             Effect                nationalists hold
                         is the supreme decision-            Foreign Policy                Dialectical           concerns over the
                         making power within a               Continentalism                 Evaluation            degree of U.S.
                         delineated territory and is         Cold War                      Criteria              influence on the
                         subject to external authority       Continental Integration       Evaluation            well-being of the
                         only by its consent.                Extraterritoriality                                  nation.
                                                             Nationalism                                         Within Francophone
                                                                                                                   Quebec; nationalist
                    2.   Know that the unity and well-                                                             sentiment was
                         being of the nation will be         Human Rights
                                                                                                                   reflected in the re-
                         influenced to the extent            Societal Cohesion                                    emergence of a
                         significant populations feel        Cultural Identity                                    separatist
                         that their interests and well-      Ethnic Nationalism                                   movement
                         being are being enhanced            Quiet Revolution
                         and secured within the              Regionalism
                         existing political structure.

                    3.   Know that the future of the
                         nation, in part, depends on         Regional Disparity
                         how well the interests of the       Heartland-Hinterland
                         regions are perceived to be         Regional Alienation
                         addressed by the populations        Environment
                         of those regions

                    4.   Same as #5 and #6, Unit 1

Developed by Region 3 Curriculum Contacts                                                                  Updated September, 2004
                             FOUNDATIONAL                                                                              KEY
      UNIT                                                      KEY CONCEPTS                KEY SKILLS
                              OBJECTIVES                                                                          UNDERSTANDINGS
5.   Challenges      1.   Know that within the                 Diversity                   Cause and             The emergence of a
     and                  Canadian Community,                  Identity                     Effect                 global economy has
     Opportunities        seeking of new relationships         Inequality                                          raised the issue of
                          that satisfies the needs of an       Immigration                                         whether Canadians
                          increasingly diverse society         Assimilation                                        have the ability to
                          is a difficult process.                                                                   establish policies
                                                                                                                    that reflect
                     2.   Know that Canadian society           Charter of Rights and                               Canadian realities.
                          and its institutions are              Freedoms                                           There have
                          seeking to meet the                  Multiculturalism                                    emerged
                          challenges that arise in an                                                               movements seeking
                          increasingly diverse society.        Accommodation
                                                               Aboriginal Rights                                   to ensure that their
                                                                                                                    membership have
                                                               Constitutional                                      access and
                                                               Renewal                                             participation in
                     3.   Know that there is debate                                                                 national and
                          over the role of government          Ideology                                            societal decision-
                          in securing the well-being of        Neo-conservationism                                 making
                          society’s members.

                     4.   Know that international
                          forces represent a challenge         Economic Well-being
                          to the ability of Canadians to       Free Trade
                          exercise sovereignty over            Globalization
                          national and societal                Sovereignty

                     5.   Same as #5 and #6, Unit 1


GRADE 10                                      GRADE 11                                      GRADE 12
Beliefs                                       Beliefs                                       Beliefs
Causality                                     Causality                                     Causality
Change                                        Change                                        Change
Conflict                                      Conflict                                      Conflict
Culture                                       Culture                                       Culture
Decision-making                               Decision-making                               Decision-making
Diversity                                     Diversity                                     Distribution
Institution                                   Environment                                   Diversity
Interdependence                               Identity                                      Environment
Location                                      Institution                                   Identity
Needs                                         Interdependence                               Institution
Power                                         Power                                         Interaction
Time                                          Resources                                     Interdependence
Values                                        Technology                                    Location
                                              Values                                        Power

Developed by Region 3 Curriculum Contacts                                                                 Updated September, 2004
                                                   NATIVE STUDIES 30

UNIT                    KEY CONCEPTS           KEY SKILLS                     KEY UNDERSTANDINGS

1.   Aboriginal and         Diversity            Inquiry                        The diversity of Canadian Aboriginal nations
     Treaty Rights          World view           Critical Thinking              The influence of world view on daily life
                            Sovereignty                                          The basis of Aboriginal rights
                            Identity                                             The basis of Treaty rights
                                                                                  The interpretation of Aboriginal and Treaty rights

2.   Governance             Change               Decision-making                The nature of traditional leadership and
                            Self-Government      Problem-solving                 governments
                            Human Rights                                         The impact of the Indian Act
                            Leadership                                           The history and contemporary issues of
                                                                                   Aboriginal political systems
                                                                                  The models of self-government

3.   Land Claims and        Relationships        Research                       That cultural factors and world views influence all
     Treaty Land            World view           Evaluation/Synthesis            relationships
     Entitlements           Interdependence                                      Procedures for resolving comprehensive and
                            Tradition                                             specific land claims
                                                                                  Procedures for settlement of Metis Land claims.

4.   Economic               Economics            Decision-making                Environmental relationships influence economic
     Development            Sustainable          Dialectical Reasoning           development
                             Development                                          Cultural factors and world view affect resource
                            Development                                           management practices
                            Relationships                                        Aboriginal rights influence economic
                                                                                  Technical, social and cultural implications of
                                                                                   economic development.

5.   Social                 Change               Social Action                  Societies experience conflict and develop
     Development            Diversity            Reflective Process              strategies to resolve conflict
                            Interdependence                                      Education is an instrument of cultural survival
                            Acculturation                                        Health issues relate to socio-economic and
                                                                                   cultural factors
                                                                                  Aboriginal peoples respond to justice, education,
                                                                                   child welfare and health issues


    Demonstration                                                        Fiction/Non-fiction Resources
    Modelling                                                            Audio/Visual Aids
    Concept Development                                                  Maps/Globes
    Concept Attainment                                                   Posters/Bulletin Board Displays
    Concept Application                                                  Project Displays
    Mastery Learning of Skills/Abilities                                 Magazines/Newspapers
    Concept Mapping                                                      Models
                                                                          Study Prints
                                                                          Artifacts/Objects
                                                                          Portfolios
                                                                          Use of Technology


    Written Assignments                                                  Assessment of:
    Role playing/simulations/debate                                       - Dialectical Thinking (p 28)
    Concept mapping                                                       - Decision-making (p 30)
    Analysing data using grids                                            - Problem Solving (p 32)
    Essay writing                                                         - Conflict Resolution (p 34)
    Major projects and written reports                                    - Dialectical Evaluation (p 31)
    Portfolios of student work                                            - Moral Testing (p 32 & 33)
    Oral presentations                                                    - Assessment of Conflict Resolution (p 34)

Developed by Region 3 Curriculum Contacts                                                                 Updated September, 2004

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