Explorations in Social Studies 11

 

Curricular Competencies

Students are expected to be able to do the following:

  • Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions
  • Assess the credibility and justifiability of evidence, data, and interpretations (evidence)
  • Assess the short- and long-term causes and expected and unexpected consequences of people’s actions, events, phenomena, ideas, or developments (cause and consequence)
  • Infer and explain different perspectives on people, places, events, phenomena, ideas, or developments (perspective)
  • Make reasoned ethical judgments about people, places, events, phenomena, ideas, or developments and determine appropriate ways to respond (ethical judgement)  

 

 

 

MediaSmarts Resources

Content

MediaSmarts Resources

Students are expected to know at least three of the following:

  • social, cultural, or technological innovations and developments in the 20th century (adapted from 20th Century World History 12)
  • colonialism and contemporary issues for indigenous people in Canada and around the world (adapted from Contemporary Indigenous Studies 12)
  • current issues in local, regional, national, or global politics as represented in mass media (adapted from Political Studies 12)