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Social Studies 9

Social Studies 9 Course Overview

Big Ideas

Our communities are diverse and made up of individuals who have a lot in common.


Stories and traditions about ourselves and our families reflect who we are and where we are from.


Rights, roles, and responsibilities shape our identity and help us build healthy relationships with others.

From:  https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum/social-studies/9/core 

Introduction

Social Studies 9 focuses on the early exploration and colonization of North America and the interactions with First Peoples, as well as the major European revolutions.

Where Does This Course Fit?

  • Prerequisites:  Social Studies 8
  • Follow-Up Course:  Students hoping to take Social Studies 10 should complete Social Studies 9.

Course Materials

  • All materials for this course can be found online.

Brief Outline

Unit

Description

 1

North America and the First Peoples

 2

Exploration of North America

 3

Colonization of North America up till 1812

 4

Revolutions: American, Russian, French, Industrial

Assessment Percentage Breakdown

Assessment Type

Percentage of the Course

Assignments

45%

Online Quizzes

16%

Midterm exam

19%

Final exam

20%

Your final assessment will be represented on this Proficiency Scale.

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You have up to a year to complete your course.

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