Gender Studies 12
Gender Studies 12 Course Overview
Gender and identity are shaped by society and culture.
Rights and responsibilities of the individual and society change over time.
Inequality between genders creates disparities of power.
Gender studies initiatives create a more informed and inclusive society.
Gender Studies 12 explores how gender continually influences the structure of social, economic, and political relationships. Further, this course examines past and current issues that help to shape the identity of the individual as well as society. Specifically, GS12 is designed to provide students with the opportunity to critically analyze various media through an interdisciplinary lens. Students will complete a variety of assignments with an inquiry capstone project to highlight their learning.
Where does this course fit?
- Pre-requisite: This Grade 12 course is also open to Grade 10 and 11 students who have taken, or are currently taking, Social Studies 10.
- Graduation Status: One of the Grade 11/12 Social Studies options required for graduation
- All resources are provided online.
- There are notes, assignments, rubrics, links, videos, and other materials that will assist the student in their learning.
Language and Historical Equality
Gender and the Law
Gender in the Media
Gender and Health
Assessment Percentage Breakdown
Percentage of the Course
Assignments x 14
You have up to a year to complete your course.