Outcome Chart - Atlantic Provinces - Social Studies 10-12

Citizenship, Power and Governance

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and the origins, functions and sources of power, authority and governance.

  • critically analyze major issues involving the rights, responsibilities, roles and status of individual citizens and groups in a local, national and global context

Lessons

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Culture and Cultural Diversity

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the concept of culture, the diversity of culture, and views of the world, recognizing the similarities and differences resulting in various cultural perspectives.

  • explain how language, literature, the arts, architecture, other artifacts, traditions, beliefs, values and behaviours contribute to the development and transmission of culture
  • compare and analyze how culture is preserved and transmitted
  • demonstrate an understanding of the impact of economic, political, and technological changed upon cultures

Lessons

The following Media Issues sections contain resources for these outcomes:

Global Connections

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of global connections and the causes, consequences and possible solutions to global issues.

  • evaluate the causes, conditions, consequences and possible solutions to persistent, contemporary and emerging global issues such as health, security, resource allocation, economic development and environmental quality
  • analyze or formulate policy statements demonstrating an understanding of concerns, standards, issues and conflicts related to universal human rights and equity principles
  • evaluate the effects of changing technologies on the global community

Lessons

The following Media Issues sections contain resources for these outcomes:

Groups and Institutions

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of how groups and institutions are formed, what controls and influences them, how they interact with individuals and cultures, and how they are maintained and changed.

  • explain how selected institutions have developed and changed over time
  • analyze group and institutional influence on people and society in both historical and contemporary settings
  • analyze how individuals influence groups and institutions in both historical and contemporary settings

Lessons

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Individual Development and Identity

Students will be expected to demonstrate how personal development and identity are shaped by society and how individuals help shape society.

  • examine how advertisers and propagandists can use the various forms of the media to promote their interests
  • examine the influence of peer groups on the development of self

Lessons

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Individuals, Societies and Economic Choices

Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to make economic choices as individuals and as members of society based on their understanding of economic concepts, principles and systems.

  • evaluate the consequences of the consumer-oriented society on the future

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Participating in Social Studies

Students will be expected to demonstrate an ability to collaborate in ways which respect and value the customs, beliefs and practices of others.

  • critique messages from audio and video presentations and interviews

Lessons

People, Place and Environment

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the interactions among people, places and the environment.

  • identify, analyze and evaluate the historical and contemporary movement patters of people, goods, and ideas and their relationship to economic and cultural activity in an increasingly interdependent world

Lessons

The following Media Issues sections contain resources for these outcomes: