B.C. First Peoples 12

Curricular Competencies

Students are expected to be able to do the following:

  • Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions
  • Using appropriate protocols, interpret a variety of sources, including local stories or oral traditions, and Indigenous ways of knowing (holistic, experiential, reflective, and relational experiences, and memory) to contextualize different events in the past and present (evidence)
  • Assess the long- and short-term causes and consequences, and the intended and unintended consequences, of an action, event, decision, or development (cause and consequence)
  • Explain different perspectives on past and present people, places, issues, or events, and distinguish between worldviews of today and the past (perspective)

MediaSmarts Resources

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development
Bias in News Sources
Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues
Break the Fake: Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
Reality Check: News You Can Use
Who's Telling My Story?