BC Social Studies Lesson Plans
Grade 11

To what extent do countries have the responsibility (humanitarian and/or legal) to take in and/or aid refugees?

  • I can name relevant international laws and treaties relevant to refugees, and summarize the origins of the Indo-China refugee crisis.
  • I can explain the widespread effects of the Indo-China refugee crisis and understand how and why certain nations would have responded in the way they did.
  • I can consider how a nation’s response to refugees reflects its values, and how a refugee crisis can affect a nation politically, socially, and economically.

To what extent do countries have the responsibility (humanitarian and/or legal) to take in and/or aid refugees?

  • I can name relevant international laws and treaties relevant to refugees, and summarize the origins of the Indo-China refugee crisis.
  • I can explain the widespread effects of the Indo-China refugee crisis and understand how and why certain nations would have responded in the way they did.
  • I can consider how a nation’s response to refugees reflects its values, and how a refugee crisis can affect a nation politically, socially, and economically.

How has the Canadian government’s relationship with First Peoples regarding treaties changed or stayed the same?

  • I can describe how Canadian treaties are complex agreements between Indigenous people and the Canadian Government.
  • I can critically analyze whether the terms in a treaty were beneficial to both parties.
  • I can apply my learning to work towards reconciliation with Canada's Indigenous population.

How has the Canadian government’s relationship with First Peoples regarding treaties changed or stayed the same?

  • I can describe how Canadian treaties are complex agreements between Indigenous people and the Canadian Government.
  • I can critically analyze whether the terms in a treaty were beneficial to both parties.
  • I can apply my learning to work towards reconciliation with Canada's Indigenous population.

Which level of government has the most effect on your daily life?

  • I can summarize the responsibilities of government.
  • I can distinguish between key roles within provincial, territorial, and federal governments in Canada.
  • I can recognize and appreciate the impact of government in my daily life.

How are decisions made in your community?

  • I can contribute during group activities, cooperate with others, and listen respectfully to their ideas about a community issue.
  • I can reflect on my work and experiences and tell others something I learned about local government.
  • I contribute to group activities that make my classroom, school, community, or natural world a better place.

How does the Royal Proclamation impact land claims in BC?

  • I can explain why Aboriginal land claims in BC are complex and controversial.
  • I can consider different perspectives on the Royal Proclamation of 1763.
  • I can refute biased opinions with arguments based on the principle of fairness.

How did the Treaty of the Great Peace of Montreal address collective identity and collective rights?

  • I can discuss the impact of alliances between Europeans and First Nations.
  • I can analyze an historic treaty and compare it to the Charter.
  • I can give examples of individual rights and collective rights.

 

How did the fur trade lead to the development of Canada?

  • I can summarize key ideas about how fur trading started and developed in Canada.
  • I can analyze how the fur trade created relationships between Indigenous peoples and Europeans.
  • I can consider what life would have been like for various participants in the fur trade.

What can we do to make the world a better place?

  • I can tell a variety of ways I have changed over time and how my needs have changed. 
  • I can consider my rights as a Canadian citizen and what responsibilities I have to myself, my family, and others in my community.
  • I can think of ways I can help others in my community to make our world better.

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