- The pursuit of valuable natural resources has played a key role in changing the land, people, and communities of Canada.
- Demographic changes in North America created shifts in economic and political power.
- Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions
- Construct arguments defending the significance of individuals/groups, places, events, or developments (significance)
- Ask questions, corroborate inferences, and draw conclusions about the content and origins of different sources (evidence)
- Differentiate between intended and unintended consequences of events, decisions, or developments, and speculate about alternative outcomes (cause and consequence)
- Construct narratives that capture the attitudes, values, and worldviews commonly held by people at different times or places (perspective)
- Make ethical judgments about events, decisions, or actions that consider the conditions of a particular time and place (ethical judgment)
Students are expected to know the following:
• physiographic features and natural resources of Canada
- Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy
- Break the Fake: What’s Real Online?
- Earth Day: Maps as Media
- The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information
- Understanding the Internet Lesson 1: Using the Internet
- Understanding the Internet Lesson 2: Pathways and Addresses
- Understanding the Internet Lesson 3: Build Understanding