Social Studies 3202

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

Advertising and Male Violence
Bias
Digital Skills for Democracy: Assessing Online Information to Make Civic Choices
Free Speech and the Internet
Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
Making Media for Democratic Citizenship
Online Cultures and Values
Online Gambling and Youth
Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate
Sex in Advertising
Suffragettes and Iron Ladies
Technology Facilitated Violence: Criminal Case Law
The Blockbuster Movie
The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising
Violence on Television

 

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 respond to issues of political and economic concern that influence quality of life

MediaSmarts Resources

Advertising and Male Violence
Digital Skills for Democracy: Assessing Online Information to Make Civic Choices
Free Speech and the Internet
Making Media for Democratic Citizenship
Online Cultures and Values
Online Gambling and Youth
Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate
Political Cartoons
Sex in Advertising
Suffragettes and Iron Ladies
Technology Facilitated Violence: Criminal Case Law
Violence on Television