Outcome Chart - Atlantic Provinces - Social Studies K-3

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.

  • recognize that certain attitudes may lead to prejudice and stereotyping

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Teacher/Parent Guides

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.

  • give examples of how culture is preserved and transmitted

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Global Connections

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

  • give examples of the effects of changing technologies on the global community explain how individual personal actions can influence global issues

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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.

  • give examples of how groups and institutions influence people and society give examples of how people influence groups and institutions

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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.

  • give examples of advertising and propaganda that can affect individuals and the decisions they make give examples of how the influence of peers can affect personal decisions

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Educational Games

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.

  • distinguish between needs and wants and give examples that show scarcity and choice govern our economic decisions recognise the importance of being informed consumers

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People, Place and Environment

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

  • describe the communications and transportation systems in their community used to move goods, people and ideas

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