Social Studies 2202

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

MediaSmarts Resources

Bias
Crime in the News
Free Speech and the Internet
Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
Making Media for Democratic Citizenship
Online Cultures and Values
Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate
Online Gambling and Youth
Advertising and Male Violence
Suffragettes and Iron Ladies
Sex in Advertising
The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising
Technology Facilitated Violence: Criminal Case Law
Violence on Television

Innovation, Ideas and Change

Overall Expectations:

GCO 1 Inquiry and Research – Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to apply inquiry and research skills to analyze, synthesize, and share information

Specific Expectations:

  • 6.0 determine the possible significance of emerging innovations or ideas
  • 6.1 research the innovation or idea     
  • 6.2 anticipate how the innovation or idea may influence the human experience
  • 6.3 communicate findings

MediaSmarts Resources

Bias
Free Speech and the Internet
Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
Making Media for Democratic Citizenship
Online Cultures and Values

Political Change

Overall Expectations:

GCO 1 Inquiry and Research – Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to apply inquiry and research skills to analyze, synthesize, and share information.

GCO 2 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:

  • 9.0 determine the possible significance of a current political event or emerging political trend
  • 9.1 research the event or trend
  • 9.2 anticipate how the event or trend may influence the human experience
  • 9.3 communicate findings

MediaSmarts Resources

Political Cartoons
Bias
Free Speech and the Internet
Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Economic Change

Overall Expectations:

GCO 1 Inquiry and Research – Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to apply inquiry and research skills to analyze, synthesize, and share information.

GCO 2 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 determine the possible significance a current economic event or emerging economic trend
  • 12.1 research the event or trend
  • 12.2 anticipate how the event or trend may influence the human experience
  • 12.3 communicate findings

MediaSmarts Resources

Online Gambling and Youth
Bias
Free Speech and the Internet
Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
Making Media for Democratic Citizenship