Outcome Chart - Alberta - Social Studies Grade 10-2

Related Issues and General Outcomes

Should I, as a citizen, respond to globalization?

Students will:

  • accept political, social and environmental responsibilities associated with global citizenship
  • examine impacts of globalization on children and youth
  • analyze means by which individuals, governments, organizations and businesses in Canada could address the opportunities and challenges of globalization
  • develop strategies to demonstrate active, responsible global citizenship


Perspectives on Globalization

  • Students will explore the impacts of globalization on their lives.
  • Students will assess economic, environmental and other contemporary impacts of globalization.
  • Students will assess their roles and responsibilities in a globalizing world.




Students will:

develop skills of critical thinking and creative thinking:

  • evaluate ideas and information from multiple sources
  • determine relationships among multiple and varied sources of information
  • assess the validity of information based on context, bias, sources, objectivity, evidence or reliability
  • analyze current affairs from a variety of perspectives

develop skills of decision making and problem solving:

  • describe a plan of action to use technology to solve a problem
  • use appropriate tools and materials to accomplish a plan of action


Students will:

apply the research process:

  • demonstrate proficiency in the use of research tools and strategies to investigate issues
  • plan and perform complex searches, using digital sources
  • develop, express and defend an informed position on an issue
  • select and analyze relevant information when conducting research


Develop skills of media literacy

Students will:

  • assess the authority, reliability and validity of electronically accessed information
  • evaluate the validity of various points of view presented in the media
  • appraise information from multiple sources, evaluating each source in terms of the author’s perspective or bias and use of evidence
  • demonstrate discriminatory selection of electronically accessed information that is relevant to a particular topic