BC Social Studies Lesson Plans
Grade 10

What have been the turning points for women’s rights in Canada?

  • I can identify Canadian women who were trailblazers for women’s rights
  • I can analyze significant turning points in women’s rights in Canada.
  • I can explain what needs to be done to remove barriers to gender equality in Canada today.

How have past governments of Canada used laws to discriminate against Canadian citizens?

  • I can describe how the War Measures Act discriminated against some Canadians based on their race, ethnicity, religion, and political beliefs.
  • I can make judgements about past discriminatory policies and assess how current legislation protects rights and freedoms.
  • I can explain the importance of balancing individual rights with the need to protect security and order.

What are the costs and benefits of free trade for Canada?

  • I can name the major trade agreements that Canada is involved in.
  • I can consider the pros and cons of free trade from different points of view. 
  • I can respectfully and thoughtfully debate the costs and benefits of Canada’s involvement in free trade agreements

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