NEW Grade 5 Social Studies Curricular Competencies:
- Social Studies inquiry process
- Cause and Consequence
- Ethical Judgments
NEW Grade 5 Social Studies Content:
- The changing nature of Canadian immigration over time
- Past discriminatory government policies and actions
NEW Grade 9 Social Studies Curricular Competencies:
- Use social studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions
- Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews and beliefs
NEW Grade 9 Social Studies Content:
- Students are expected to know discriminatory policies, attitudes, and historical wrongs.
Social Studies 10:
- B3 Evaluate the influence of immigration on Canadian society from 1815-1914
- B4 Describe the factors that contributed to a changing national identity from 1815-1914
NEW Draft Curriculum for Grade 10 Social Students Curricular Competencies:
- Assess the significance of people, places, events or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group
- Recognize implicit and explicit ethical judgments in a variety of sources
- Make reasoned ethical judgments about actions in the past and present, and determine appropriate ways to remember and respond
NEW Draft Curriculum for Grade 10 Social Studies Content:
- Students are expected to know discriminatory policies and injustices in Canada and world, such as the Head Tax....
This activity relates to concepts introduced by the Historical Thinking Project. Two main ideas are addressed: using primary sources as evidence (how do we know what we know?) and historical significance (how do we decide what and whose stories to tell?).