Issues In Canadian Geography

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

SESSIONS 

QUARTER #1
Sept 3 – Nov 10, 2020

QUARTER #3
Feb 2 – Apr 20, 2021

SUMMER
July 2021

CGC1D – Issues in Canadian Geography Grade 9 

Course of Study

This course examines interrelationships within and between Canada’s natural and human systems and how these systems interconnect with those in other parts of the world. Students will explore environmental, economic, and social geographic issues relating to topics such as transportation options, energy choices, and urban development. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate various geographic issues and to develop possible approaches for making Canada a more sustainable place in which to live. 

Prerequisite: None

Credit Value:  1.0

Curriculum

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

Grade 9 Issues in Canadian Geography
$549

English

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

SESSIONS 

QUARTER #3
Feb 2 – Apr 20, 2021

QUARTER #4
Apr. 22 – Jun. 28, 2021

SUMMER
July 2021

ENG1D – English Grade 9
Course of Study

This course is designed to develop the oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. The course is intended to prepare students for the Grade 10 academic English course, which leads to university or college preparation courses in Grades 11 and 12.

Prerequisite: None
Credit Value: 1.0

Curriculum Link

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

Grade 9 English
$549

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