Course Title: Civics and Citizenship, Grade 10, Open (CHV2O)
Course Code: CHV2O
Grade: 10
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 0.5
Prerequisite: None
Department: Canadian and World Studies

Course Description

This course explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and of political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate, and express informed opinions about, a range of political issues and developments that are both of significance in today’s world and of personal interest to them.

Course Outline
  • CHV2O Unit1 Overview
  • Accessibility to CHV2O Unit1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Guide Investigations into Issues, Events(A1.1)
  • U1L2 Issues, Events, and Developments of Civic Importance(A1.2)
  • U1L3 Credibility of Sources(A1.3)
  • U1L4 Various tools, Strategies and Approaches (A1.4)
  • U1L5 Use the Concepts of Political Thinking (A1.5)
  • U1L6 Investigate Issues, Events, and Developments (A1.6)
  • U1L7 Civic Issues (Part 1) (B1.1)
  • U1L8 Civic Issues (Part 2) (B1.1)
  • U1L9 Fundamental Beliefs and Values (B1.2)
  • U1L10 Engage in Civic Action (B1.3)
  • U1L11 Communicate Position on Issues of Civic Importance (Part 1) (B1.4)
  • U1L12 Communicate Position on Issues of Civic Importance (Part 2) (B1.4)
  • U1L13 Political Parties and Positions in Canada (B2.1)
  • U1L14 Issues of Civic Importance, the Roles and Responsibilities (B2.2)
  • U1L15 Federal and Provincial Governments(Part 1) (B2.3)
  • U1L16 Federal and Provincial Governments(Part 2) (B2.3)
  • U1L17 Significance of Civic Contributions (C1.1)
  • U1L18 Ways to Make a Civic Contribution (C1.2)
  • U1L19 Actions Contribute to the Common Good (C1.3)
  • U1L20 Various Beliefs, Values, and Perspectives(C2.1)
  • U1L21 Commemorate and Recognize Events, Issues, People, and Symbols(C2.2)
  • U1L22 Review
  • Finish and Hand in CHV2O Unit1 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • CHV2O Unit1 Online Test
  • CHV2O Unit2 Overview
  • Accessibility to CHV2O Unit2 Assignment
  • U2L1 Communicate Ideas, Arguments, and Conclusions(A1.7)
  • U2L2 Different Types of Sources(A1.8)
  • U2L3 Use Appropriate Terminology(A1.9)
  • U2L4 Political Inquiry(A2.1)
  • U2L5 Contexts Attributes, Skills, and Work Habits (A2.2)
  • U2L6 Concepts of Political Thinking(A2.3)
  • U2L7 Useful Civics and Citizenship Education(A2.4)
  • U2L8 Issues of Civic Importance(B2.4)
  • U2L9 Canada’s Government (B2.5)
  • U2L10 Understanding of Canada’s Constitution (B3.1)
  • U2L11 Responsibilities Associated with Canadian Citizenship (B3.2)
  • U2L12 Judicial System , Other Institutions and Organizations(B3.3)
  • U2L13 Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship(Part 1)(B3.4)
  • U2L14 Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship(Part 2)(B3.4)
  • U2L15 Human Rights Violations(Part 1)(B3.5)
  • U2L16 Human Rights Violations(Part 2)(B3.5)
  • U2L17 Ways to Access Information about Civic Matters(C2.3)
  • U2L18 Civic Issue of Personal Interest(Part 1)(C3.1)
  • U2L19 Civic Issue of Personal Interest(Part 2)(C3.1)
  • U2L20 Different Courses of Action(C3.2)
  • U2L21 a Specific Civic Issue(C3.3)
  • U2L22 Criteria(C3.4)
  • U2L23 Review
  • Finish and Hand in CHV2O Unit2 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • Final Exam
  • Final Project
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