Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - Social Studies Grade 6

Outcomes

Outcome 1: Students will explore the concept of culture and demonstrate an understanding of its role in their lives, inclusive of Acadians, African Nova Scotians, Gaels, Mi’kmaq, and additional cultures

  • Classify elements of culture as material or non-material.
  • Explore the role of culture in their lives.
  • Identify factors that shape culture.
  • Investigate how culture is passed on from generation to generation.

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Outcome 2: Students will analyze the importance of cross-cultural understanding inclusive of Acadians, African Nova Scotians, Gaels, Mi’kmaq, and additional cultures.

  • Discuss the importance of cross-cultural understanding, and the consequences of its absence.
  • Examine the concept of stereotypes and the extent to which the mass media stereotype different cultural groups
  • Identify actions that are being taken to improve cross-cultural understanding (national, global) and begin to explore actions that can be and are being taken at the local level.

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