Social Studies 30-1 Course Outline

Social Studies 30-1

Long Range Plans


Credits: 5

Prerequisite: Social Studies 30-2/20-1

Instructional Days: 90


Units


Unit 1 Identity and Ideology (21 instructional days)

RI1 To what extent should ideology be the foundation of identity?

Section 1 Thinking About Identity and Ideologies

  Section 2 Ideologies of Individualism and Collectivism


Unit 1 Formative Assessment

Unit 1 Formative will include a variety of source analysis, current events, geography, group work, research, discussion, multimedia presentations, vocabulary, evaluation of positions, and connection of sources. The students will complete a practice Source Analysis essay and receive feedback.


Unit 1 Summative Assessment

Written Response I Source Analysis

Unit 1 Exam  Source Based Multiple Choice



Unit 2 Resistance to Liberalism (33 instructional days)

RI2 To what extent is resistance to liberalism justified?

Section 3 Uncovering 19th-century Liberalism

Section 4 Responding to Classical Liberalism

Section 5 Twentieth Century Rejections of Liberalism

Section 6 The Evolution of Modern Liberalism

Section 7 Challenges to Liberalism Related to Foreign Policy

Section 8 Contemporary Challenges to Liberalism


Unit 2 Formative Assessment

Unit 2 Formative will include a variety of source analysis, current events, geography, group work, research, discussion, multimedia presentations, vocabulary, evaluation of positions, and connection of sources.The students will complete a practice Position Paper essay and receive feedback



Unit 2 Summative Assessment

Written Response II Position Paper

Unit 2 Exam  Source Based Multiple Choice






Unit 3 Viability of Liberalism (23 instructional days)

RI3 To what extent are the principles of liberalism viable?

Section 9 Imposing Liberalism

Section 10. Political Challenges to Liberalism

Section 11 Complexities of Liberalism in Practice

Section 12 The Viability of Contemporary Liberalism


Unit 3 Formative Assessment

Unit 3 Formative will include a variety of source analysis, current events, geography, group work, research, discussion, multimedia presentations, vocabulary, evaluation of positions, and connection of sources. The students will complete a practice Source Analysis essay and receive feedback.



Unit 3 Summative Assessment

Written Response I Source Analysis

Unit 3 Exam  Source Based Multiple Choice



Unit 4 Citizenship and Ideology (13 instructional days)

RI4 To what extent should my actions as a citizen be shaped by an ideology?

Section 13 Reflecting on Worldview, Ideology, and Citizenship

Section 14 Reflecting on Ideology, Action, and Citizenship


Unit 4 Formative Assessment

Unit 4 Formative will include a variety of source analysis, current events, geography, group work, research, discussion, multimedia presentations, vocabulary, evaluation of positions, and connection of sources. The students will complete a practice Position Paper essay and receive feedback.



Unit 4 Summative Assessment

Written Response II Position Paper

Unit 4 Exam  Source Based Multiple Choice


Unit Weights


Unit 1 Ideology and Identity 20%

Unit 2 Resistance to Liberalism 35%

Unit 3 Viability of Liberalism 25%

Unit 4 Citizenship and ideology 20%


Diploma Exam:  The Diploma Exam is worth 30% and will be blended with the school awarded mark.


*IMPORTANT*


  • ALL essay assignments, practice and exam, must be completed and turned in before the Part A of the Diploma Exam


  • ONLY practice essays will be given detailed feedback.  Students wanting feedback on a unit exam must arrange a meeting with their teacher.


  • ALL unit essay exams will be timed, in-class writings.


  • Students are only allowed rewrites on essay exams if they have completed the unit’s practice essay. Students must arrange the rewrite with the teacher.


  • Students are not allowed to rewrite Part B Multiple Choice exams, however, if all 4 exams are completed by the student they can: 


  • Substitute out the lowest score OR

  • Write a “mark recovery” exam