Outcome Chart - Alberta - Social Studies 20-2 - Grade 11

Skill and Process Outcomes

Develop skills of critical thinking and creative thinking

Students will:

  • 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

Students will:

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

Apply the research process

Students will:

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

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

Lessons that meet Social Studies 20-2 expectations

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)