Social Studies 1201

Integrated Concepts and Process Skills

Overall Expectations:

GCO 1 Civic Engagement: Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to make informed and reasoned decisions for the public good as citizens of a diverse democratic society in an interdependent world.

Specific Expectations:

Students will be expected to:

  • explain how democratic principles and civic engagement can influence the human experience
  • analyze information, events, ideas, issues, places, and trends to understand how they influence the human experience
  • respond to significant issues influencing the human experience

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Power, Citizenship and Change

Overall Expectations:

GCO 1 Civic Engagement: Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to make informed and reasoned decisions for the public good as citizens of a diverse democratic society in an interdependent world

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Overall Expectations:

GCO 6 Citizenship, Power and Governance:   Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the purpose and functions of governance and how power influences decision making.

Specific Expectations:

  • 4.0 explain how power and privilege influence people’s lives
  • 5.0 explain the importance of activism in promoting social justice

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Individual Rights and the Common Good

Overall Expectations:

GCO 1 Civic Engagement: Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to make informed and reasoned decisions for the public good as citizens of a diverse democratic society in an interdependent world

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Overall Expectations:

GCO 6 Citizenship, Power and Governance:   Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the purpose and functions of governance and how power influences decision making.

Specific Expectations:

  • 6.0 Explain the significance of rights for individuals and society
  • 7.0 Explain some of the challenges associated with promoting the common good

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Justice

Overall Expectations:

GCO 1 Civic Engagement: Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to make informed and reasoned decisions for the public good as citizens   of a diverse democratic society in an interdependent world

Specific Expectations:

  • 12.0  explain how the Canadian judicial system works

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Economic Decision Making

Overall Expectations:

GCO 5 Needs, Wants, and Choice: Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of economic systems and how economic decisions influence quality of life.

Specific Expectations:

  • 15.0  explain how economic decisions require trade-offs and have consequences

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The Marketplace

Overall Expectations:

GCO 5 Needs, Wants, and Choice: Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of economic systems and how economic decisions influence quality of life.

Specific Expectations:

  • 18.0 explain how change in demand and change in supply influence the market

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