Social Studies 30-2 Course Outline

Social Studies 30-2

Course Outline

Credits: 5

Prerequisite: Social Studies 20-2

Instructional Days: 90
Term 1 Cutoff: April 1
Term 2 Cutoff: June 22


Units


Unit 1 Ideology and Identity

RI1 Should ideology be the foundation of identity?

Section 1. Exploring Different Ways of Thinking

Section 2. Exploring Individualism

Section 3. Exploring 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.


Unit 1 Summative Assessment

Part A Exam Source Analysis Essay

Part B Exam Source Based Multiple Choice


Unit 2 Resistance to Liberalism

RI2 Is resistance to liberalism justified?

Section 4. Exploring the Roots of Liberalism

Section 5. Responding to Classical Liberalism

Section 6. Reaction to Classical Liberalism

Section 7. Rejection of Classical Liberalism

Section 8. Ideologies in Conflict after World War II

Section 9. Imposing Liberalism

Section 10. Challenging 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.


Unit 2 Summative Assessment

Part A Exam Source Analysis Essay

Part B Exam Source Based Multiple Choice


Unit 3 Viability of Liberalism

RI3 Are the values of liberalism viable?

Section 11. Exploring Democracy in Theory and Practice

Section 12. Economic Economic Equality

Section 13. Exploring Government Choices and Liberalism

Section 14. Reflecting on the Viability of 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.


Unit 3 Summative Assessment

Part A Exam Position Paper Essay

Part B Exam Source Based Multiple Choice


Unit 4 Ideology and Citizenship

RI4 Should my actions as a citizen be shaped by an ideology?

Section 15. Reflecting on Ideology and Citizenship

Section 16. Taking Action for Change


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.


Unit 4 Summative Assessment

Part A Exam Explanations Essay

Part B 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 Ideology and Citizenship 20%


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



*IMPORTANT*



  • ALL Unit 1 & 2 assessments must be turned in before the end of Term 1. Any assignments not completed by this cut-off will be given a final score of Incomplete (INC)


  • ALL Unit 3 & 4 assessments must be turned in before the end of Term 2.   Any assignments not completed by this cut-off will be given a final score of Incomplete (INC)


  • 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. If you miss an exam, you must arrange a new writing time within 7 days


  • 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 within 7 days of receiving a mark.


  • 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