Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - Social Studies Grade 8

Overall Expectations

Students will:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and the origins, functions, and sources of power, authority, and governance
  • demonstrate an understanding of culture, diversity, and world view, recognizing the similarities and differences reflected in various personal, cultural, racial, and ethnic perspectives

Specific Expectations

Students will:

  • take age-appropriate actions that demonstrate the rights and responsibilities of citizenship (local, national, and global)
  • demonstrate an understanding of how citizenship has evolved over time
  • demonstrate an understanding of the structure and operation of government in Canada under a federal system

Lessons that meet Grade 8 expectations

Elections and the Media

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media

The Girl in the Mirror

What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

Media Minute Lesson 3: Audiences negotiate meaning

Media Minute Lesson 5: Media have social and political implications

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Cyberbullying and the Law

Educational Game

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