Social Justice 12
Social Justice 12 Course Overview
Social justice issues are interconnected.
Individual worldviews shape and inform
The causes of social injustice are complex and have lasting impacts on society.
Social justice initiatives can transform individuals and systems.
Social Justice 12 is organized around key issues such as gender, race, marginalized groups, poverty, and animal rights. These will be framed by an understanding of the definitions, frameworks, and interpretations of social justice as seen through the lens of social injustices in Canada and the world affecting individuals, groups, and society. Students will also examine the role of how governmental and non-governmental organizations play in issues of social justice and injustice. In addition, there is an opportunity to learn about the processes, methods, and approaches individuals, groups, and institutions use to promote social justice.
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.
Social Justice Lens
LGBTQ+ and other “isms”
Leaders and Activism
Assessment Percentage Breakdown
Percentage of the Course
Assignments x 16
You have up to a year to complete your course.