Social St udies 9 O ve rvi e w an d  I n tro d u c ti o n
Year in ReviewUnit 1 (September-December): Governance and Rights (Canadian Government)Unit 2 (January): Quality of LifeUni...
Cour se Expect at ions Students will arrive to class on time  and prepared –  binder/textbook/assignment in hand All ass...
 Assignments not handed in on  time will receive less than full  marks – 10% taken off each day  late; assignments handed...
Appropriate effort by all students will be made to prepare for the provincial exam in JuneAll students will give their f...
As s e s s m e n t &      E valu ati o nHomework                   10%Assignments & Projects     55%Tests & Quizzes       ...
W ’s t he BIG     hat        IDEA?T h e m ai n i d e as fo r   S S 9 are :     Cit izenship     Ident it y     Qual it ...
The Big Ideas U s i n g p ag e 2 i n yo u r  te x tb o o k as a s p ri n g b o ard fo r  i d e as , c re ate a li s t o r...
The Big Ideas E ve ryo n e b e lo n g s to  c o lle c ti ve g ro u p s , w h e th e r  th e y b e fam i ly, te am s , o r...
The Big Ideas F o r e ac h g ro u p i n d i c ate th e  p u rp o s e o f th e g ro u p , w h at  th e i r trad i ti o n s...
Essent ial Quest ions How does gover nance connect t o  cit izenship and ident it y? How does econom connect t o        ...
Essent ial Quest ions W hat f act or s ar e im t ant t o                             por  t he qual it y of l if e, cit i...
Shar ing Resour ces                    A Sim at ion                         ul Yo u h ave b e e n g i ve n th e tas k o f...
Shar ing Resour ces                    A Sim at ion                         ul R e g i o n s n e e d i n g re p re s e n ...
Shar ing Resour ces                    A Sim at ion                         ul As a g ro u p , d i s c u s s w h at yo u ...
Shar ing Resour ces                    A Sim at ion                         ul N e x t, b rai n s to rm an d c re ate a l...
Shar ing Resour ces                     A Sim at ion                          ul F i n ally, b e p re p are d to s h are ...
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  • Introduce students to the big ideas for the unit; refer to textbook page 2
  • Intro to the Big Ideas Activity 1 ; give students 15 minutes to brainstorm and then discuss as a class; record ideas on the board for everyone to see
  • Intro to the Big Ideas Activity 2
  • Read/refer to pages 2-3 of text; mention unit 9.2 and EQ’s from pages 5-7
  • Divide class into 6 groups for this activity; use chart paper for groups to record their ideas; teacher facilitates the discussion
  • Intro to ss9

    1. 1. Social St udies 9 O ve rvi e w an d I n tro d u c ti o n
    2. 2. Year in ReviewUnit 1 (September-December): Governance and Rights (Canadian Government)Unit 2 (January): Quality of LifeUnit 3 (February-June): Economic Systems in Canada & the United StatesAll year: Current Events
    3. 3. Cour se Expect at ions Students will arrive to class on time and prepared – binder/textbook/assignment in hand All assignments and homework will be completed on time and handed in at the beginning of the class in which it is due
    4. 4.  Assignments not handed in on time will receive less than full marks – 10% taken off each day late; assignments handed in after one week will receive no more than 50% Students with extenuating circumstances must talk with the teacher in advance to have an assignment deadline extended
    5. 5. Appropriate effort by all students will be made to prepare for the provincial exam in JuneAll students will give their full respect to the teacher and their classmates to ensure a positive learning environment for everyone!
    6. 6. As s e s s m e n t & E valu ati o nHomework 10%Assignments & Projects 55%Tests & Quizzes 35%Term 1 20%Term 2 30%Term 3 30%Final Exam 20%
    7. 7. W ’s t he BIG hat IDEA?T h e m ai n i d e as fo r S S 9 are : Cit izenship Ident it y Qual it y of Lif e
    8. 8. The Big Ideas U s i n g p ag e 2 i n yo u r te x tb o o k as a s p ri n g b o ard fo r i d e as , c re ate a li s t o r a w o rd s p las h th at re fle c ts w h at cit izenship an d b e lo n g i n g i n C an ad a m e an s to yo u W o rk i n p ai rs to b rai n s to rm an d re c o rd yo u r i d e as
    9. 9. The Big Ideas E ve ryo n e b e lo n g s to c o lle c ti ve g ro u p s , w h e th e r th e y b e fam i ly, te am s , o r o th e r c o m m u n i ty g ro u p s M ak e a li s t o f 5 c o lle c ti ve g ro u p s yo u b e lo n g to B e p re p are d to s h are yo u i d e as w i th th e c las s
    10. 10. The Big Ideas F o r e ac h g ro u p i n d i c ate th e p u rp o s e o f th e g ro u p , w h at th e i r trad i ti o n s o r e x p e c tati o n s are , an d h o w yo u are i n c lu d e d E x p lai n h o w b e lo n g i n g to a g ro u p c o n tri b u te s to yo u r i n d i vi d u al i d e n ti ty
    11. 11. Essent ial Quest ions How does gover nance connect t o cit izenship and ident it y? How does econom connect t o ics cit izenship and ident it y? What f act or s ar e im t ant t o YOUR por qual it y of l if e, cit izenship and ident it y?
    12. 12. Essent ial Quest ions W hat f act or s ar e im t ant t o por t he qual it y of l if e, cit izenship and ident it y of peopl e in Canada? How do issues af f ect t he qual it y of l if e, cit izenship and ident it y of Canadians?
    13. 13. Shar ing Resour ces A Sim at ion ul Yo u h ave b e e n g i ve n th e tas k o f d e ve lo p i n g n ati o n al p o li c i e s to p ro vi d e th e b e s t p o s s i b le q u ali ty o f li fe fo r all C an ad i an s All re g i o n s i n C an ad a n e e d to re ac h a c o n s e n s u s o n h o w to s h are re s o u rc e s w h i le at th e s am e ti m e e n s u ri n g th at e ac h re g i o n ad d re s s e s i ts o w n n e e d s an d p ri o ri ti e s
    14. 14. Shar ing Resour ces A Sim at ion ul R e g i o n s n e e d i n g re p re s e n tati o n are : r B .C r T h e P rai ri e s r O n tari o r Q uebec r Atlan ti c P ro vi n c e s e T h e N o rth
    15. 15. Shar ing Resour ces A Sim at ion ul As a g ro u p , d i s c u s s w h at yo u th i n k yo u r re g i o n h as to o ffe r th e re s t o f C an ad a T h i n k n atu ral re s o u rc e s , lab o u r, o n atu ral b e au ty, ag ri c u ltu re , to u ri s m , i n d u s try, e tc C re ate a T O P 5 li s t; re c o rd yo u r li s t o n th e c h art p ap e r p ro vi d e d
    16. 16. Shar ing Resour ces A Sim at ion ul N e x t, b rai n s to rm an d c re ate a li s t o f w h at yo u th i n k are yo u r re g i o n ’s T O P 5 p ri o ri ti e s th at m u s t b e ad d re s s e d S o m e i d e as - h e alth c are , e d u c ati o n , o e m p lo ym e n t, e c o n o m i c p ro s p e ri ty, e n vi ro n m e n t, to u ri s m , e tc U s e yo u r e x i s ti n g k n o w le d g e o f th e o re g i o n an d th i n g s yo u m ay k n o w fro m th e n e w s e tc
    17. 17. Shar ing Resour ces A Sim at ion ul F i n ally, b e p re p are d to s h are w i th all g ro u p s yo u r p ri o ri ti e s an d w h at yo u h ave to o ffe r All g ro u p s w i ll n e e d to c o m e to a c o n s e n s u s o n w h at C an ad a’s p ri o ri ti e s s h o u ld b e to e n s u re w e all h ave th e b e s t q u ali ty o f li fe w e c an h ave B e s u re to m ai n tai n yo u r re g i o n al p e rs p e c ti ve w h e n d i s c u s s i n g w i th e ve ryo n e

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