How do the Canadian and American Systems of Government compare?
- I can explain how Canada’s system of government differs from the United States
- I can analyze the benefits and problems of different systems of government
- I can interact in a group and achieve consensus on an issue.
Who benefits from the different forms of governance and decision-making?
- I can share my learning about governance structures through discussion.
- I can think critically about court decisions.
- I value generational roles in a community and reflect on my own community and identity.
How does the media influence public perception?How can we determine if a media source is trustworthy?
- I can use oral communication skills to share my understanding of reliable media sources with small groups and the whole class.
- I can create arguments defending perspectives presented by media sources.
- I can demonstrate ethical judgments and responses about media and coverage of current events.
What are the causes of poverty and inequality?
- I can share my ideas about how to reduce poverty.
- I can check information, assess my thinking, and develop reasoned conclusions about the causes and consequences of poverty.
- I can describe how aspects of my life experiences, family history, background, and where I live (or have lived) have influenced my understanding of poverty.
How does the United Nations protect human rights?
- I can name 3 human rights and 3 indigenous rights.
- I can reflect on reasons that indigenous rights are necessary.
- I can explain why it’s necessary to have more than one international document protecting rights.