Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Social Studies Grade 11 - Civic Studies

This outcome chart contains media education learning outcomes from the British Columbia, Grade 11 Social Studies curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

It is expected that students will:

Skills and Processes of Civic Studies

  • demonstrate effective research skills, including:
    • accessing information
    • collecting data
    • evaluating data
    • organizing information
    • presenting information

Lessons

Bias

Deconstructing Web Pages

Fact Versus Opinion

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

How to Analyze the News

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

The Front Page

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Challenging Hate Online

Free Speech and the Internet

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Informed Citizenship

  • demonstrate a knowledge of historical and contemporary factors that help define Canadian civic identity, including:
    • roles of individuals in society
    • governance
    • rights and responsibilities
    • culture, language, heritage, and community
    • environment and geography
    • international relations
  • describe the legal rights and responsibilities of individuals, groups, and organizations in Canadian society

Lessons

Challenging Hate Online

Free Speech and the Internet

Privacy in the Information Age

Civic Deliberations

  • assess the application of fundamental principles of democracy (including equality, freedom, selection of decision makers, rule of law, and balancing the common good with the rights of individuals) with respect to selected 20th and 21st century cases in Canada
  • evaluate the relative abilities of individuals, governments, and non-governmental organizations to effect civic change in Canada and the world, with reference to considerations such as
    • power and influence
    • circumstances
    • methods of decision making and action
    • public opinion
  • analyse the domestic and international effects of Canada’s record with respect to issues and events in one or more of the following categories:
  • environment
  • trade
  • foreign aid
  • peace and security
  • human rights

Lessons

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Challenging Hate Online

Free Speech and the Internet