Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Social Studies Kindergarten

Big Ideas

  • Our communities are diverse and made up of individuals who have a lot in common.
  • Rights, roles, and responsibilities shape our identity and help us build healthy relationships with others.

Overall Expectations:

  • Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions
  • Explain the significance of personal or local events, objects, people, or places (significance)
  • Ask questions, make inferences, and draw conclusions about the content and features of different types of sources (evidence)
  • Recognize causes and consequences of events, decisions, or developments in their lives (cause and consequence)
  • Acknowledge different perspectives on people, places, issues, or events in their lives (perspective)
  • Identify fair and unfair aspects of events, decisions, or actions in their lives and consider appropriate courses of action (ethical judgment)

Specific Expectations

Students are expected to know the following:

  • ways in which individuals and families differ and are the same
  • needs and wants of individuals and families
  • rights, roles, and responsibilities of individuals and groups
  •  people, places, and events in the local community, and in local First Peoples communities

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