Curriculum Design: Simply stated
In English class, you will be learning to...
SPEAK AND LISTEN
GCO 1: use oral language to learn
GCO 2: communicate using clear oral communication
GCO 3: interact with sensitivity and respect
READ AND VIEW
GCO 4: read widely and with understanding
GCO 5: conduct research
GCO 6: respond personally
GCO 7: read critically
WRITE AND REPRESENT
GCO 8: use many kinds of writing to think and learn
GCO 9: create a variety of texts
GCO 10: produce clear and effective writing
In Citizenship 9, you will be learning to...
Outcome 1: Construct a collaboratively- designed service learning project which addresses a need in the school or larger community.
Outcome 2: Analyse evolving concepts of citizenship in self, others, various groups of people, and various community constructs.
Outcome 3: Evaluate personal skills, strengths, interests, and goals as a current and future citizen, as members of various groups of people, and within various community constructs.
Outcome 4: Investigate the impact of economic decisions from the perspectives of various groups of people.
Outcome 5: Investigate how effective decision-making and informed participation in society affect, and are affected by, personal financial management.
Outcome 6: Evaluate how perceptions of current issues, diverse groups of people, and individuals are influenced by various media, and how this shapes actions, choices, and reactions.
Outcome 7: Evaluate the risks, rights, and responsibilities as both consumers and producers of digital media.
Outcome 8: Evaluate how issues become valued within and across all areas of government and society.
Outcome 9: Investigate the structure, operation, and selection of government in Canada, including federal, provincial, territorial, indigenous, and municipal government models.
Outcome 10: Create strategies to meaningfully engage as citizens within a democratic process.
Outcome 11: Evaluate the consequences of
action and inaction as twenty-first century global citizens.