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<div style="width: 80%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; padding: 4px; border: 2px solid #FF0000; background-color: yellow;">Please NOTE. This course was posted in '''2010''' and is now out of date. Please contact your school curriculum head, curriculum coordinator at your school board and [https://oagee.org/en/resources/ Ontario Association for Geographic and Environmental Education/ Association] and [https://ohassta-aesho.education/learning-resources/ Ontario History and Social Science Teachers' Association (OHASSTA)] for help to develop your Canadian and World Issues:A Geographic Analysis (CGW4U) course.</div style>
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==Canadian and World Issues:A Geographic Analysis (CGW4U) with David==
 
==Canadian and World Issues:A Geographic Analysis (CGW4U) with David==
The following Canadian and World Issues course was designed for an alternative secondary school setting by educator [[David M.R.D. Spencer|David Spencer]].  
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The following Canadian and World Issues course was designed in the year '''2003''' for an alternative secondary school setting by educator [[David M.R.D. Spencer|David Spencer]]. Please note that this educator no longer uses these materials and the following lessons and units are now '''out of date'''. To create an up to date CGW4U course, please refer to the curriculum the Ontario Ministry of Education '''[http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curriculum/secondary/canworld.html Grades 11 and 12: Canadian and World Studies, 2005, (revised)]'''
  
 
'''Course Code''': CGW4U
 
'''Course Code''': CGW4U
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Final Evaluation: 15%
 
Final Evaluation: 15%
  
 
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==Class #1 ==
==Class #1 Monday February 2, 2009==
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* Welcome
 
* Welcome
 
* Introductions
 
* Introductions
 
* Expectations
 
* Expectations
 
* Course Outline
 
* Course Outline
* Unit 1: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/intro/ Introduction to Canadian and World Issues]'''
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* Unit 1: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/intro/ Introduction to Canadian and World Issues]''' assigned.
  
  
==Class #2 Monday February 9, 2009==
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==Class #2 ==
 
* Homework Discussion
 
* Homework Discussion
 
* Textbooks Assigned
 
* Textbooks Assigned
* Unit 2: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/viewpoints/ Viewpoints and Perspectives]'''
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* Unit 2: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/viewpoints/ Viewpoints and Perspectives]''' assigned.
 
* Decoding [[Editorial Cartoon|Editorial Cartoons]]
 
* Decoding [[Editorial Cartoon|Editorial Cartoons]]
  
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==Class #3 Monday February 23, 2009==
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==Class #3 ==
 
* Test on The Map of the World K=__/20
 
* Test on The Map of the World K=__/20
* Unit 3: [http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/cu/ Culminating Unit for Canadian and World Issues] explained.
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* Unit 3: [http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/cu/ Culminating Unit for Canadian and World Issues] assigned and explained.
 
* Choose your '''[[CU Topics for Canadian and World Issues|Culminating Unit (CU) topic]]'''
 
* Choose your '''[[CU Topics for Canadian and World Issues|Culminating Unit (CU) topic]]'''
  
  
  
==Class #4 Monday March 2, 2009==
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==Class #4 ==
 
* Field Trip to the local public Library to:
 
* Field Trip to the local public Library to:
 
** Learn how to use the [[Dewey Decimal Classification]]
 
** Learn how to use the [[Dewey Decimal Classification]]
 
** Introduction to the [[Library of Congress Classification]]
 
** Introduction to the [[Library of Congress Classification]]
** Research for your '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/cu/ Culminating Unit for Canadian and World Issues]'''
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** Research for your '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/cu/ Culminating Unit (CU) for Canadian and World Issues]'''
  
  
  
==Class #5 Monday March 9, 2009==
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==Class #5 ==
 
* Oral Quiz # 1 on coursework and library field trip  
 
* Oral Quiz # 1 on coursework and library field trip  
 
* Unit 4: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/humanrights/ Human Rights and Child Labour]''' assigned.
 
* Unit 4: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/humanrights/ Human Rights and Child Labour]''' assigned.
 
* In class research and writing work period on your '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/cu/ Culminating Unit for Canadian and World Issues]'''
 
* In class research and writing work period on your '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/cu/ Culminating Unit for Canadian and World Issues]'''
  
==Class #6 Monday March 23, 2009==
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* [http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/cu/ CU Part One] Due today. Arrive early and pick up a number for the cue to sit down with David to show the progress of your CU Part One. Worth CU= ___/28 marks
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* Make jot notes on the video "[http://catalogue.bramlib.on.ca/polaris/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.3&type=Keyword&term=It%20Takes%20A%20Child&by=KW&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=TOM=vid&query=&page=0 It Takes A Child]" Worth C= ___/10 marks
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==Class #6 ==
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* [http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/cu/ CU Part One] Due today. Arrive early and pick up a number for the cue to sit down with your teacher to show the progress of your CU Part One. Worth CU= ___/28 marks
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* Make jot notes on the video "'''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afClM91uQFU It Takes A Child]'''" about [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_the_Children Free The Children] founder [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craig_Kielburger Craig Kielburger]. You may also learn about the background of [http://www.freethechildren.com/watch-the-60-minutes-video/ Free the Children]Worth C= ___/10 marks
 
* Unit 5: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/population/ Population and Demography Issues]''' assigned.
 
* Unit 5: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/population/ Population and Demography Issues]''' assigned.
* Study for Test # 1 on Units 1,2,3 (Culminating Unit), 4 and Unit 5 held next Monday March 30.
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* Study for Test # 1 on Units 1,2,3 (Culminating Unit) and Unit 4 held next Monday March 30. The questions are in multiple choice, definitions, short answer and long answer format.
  
==Class #7 Monday March 30, 2009==
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==Class #7 ==
* Unit 6: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/debate/  In Class Debate]''' assigned. Our debate will be held on Monday April 6 at 8:55 a.m. sharp. The two students to arrive early may be the debate Chairperson or scorekeeper.
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* Unit 6: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/debate/  In Class Debate]''' assigned. Our debate will be held on date of ____________. The two students to arrive early may be the debate Chairperson or scorekeeper.
 
* Make jot notes on the videos "[http://catalogue.bramlib.on.ca/polaris/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.3&type=Keyword&term=Ryan%27s%20Well&by=KW&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=TOM=vid&query=&page=0 "Ryan's Well" McNabb & Connolly. 2001]" Worth C= ___/10 marks and [http://catalogue.bramlib.on.ca/polaris/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.3&type=Keyword&term=World%20in%20the%20Balance&by=KW&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=TOM=dvd&query=&page=0&expandpos=1#__pos1 "World in the Balance" WGBH Boston, 2004] Worth C= ___/10 marks  
 
* Make jot notes on the videos "[http://catalogue.bramlib.on.ca/polaris/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.3&type=Keyword&term=Ryan%27s%20Well&by=KW&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=TOM=vid&query=&page=0 "Ryan's Well" McNabb & Connolly. 2001]" Worth C= ___/10 marks and [http://catalogue.bramlib.on.ca/polaris/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.3&type=Keyword&term=World%20in%20the%20Balance&by=KW&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=TOM=dvd&query=&page=0&expandpos=1#__pos1 "World in the Balance" WGBH Boston, 2004] Worth C= ___/10 marks  
 
* Write Test # 1 on Units 1,2,3 (Culminating Unit), 4 and Unit 5
 
* Write Test # 1 on Units 1,2,3 (Culminating Unit), 4 and Unit 5
  
==Class #8 Monday April 6, 2009==
 
* [http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/cu/ CU Part Two Due] Worth CU= __/43 marks
 
* Unit 6: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/debate/  In Class Debate]''' held.
 
  
==Class #9 Monday April 20, 2009==
 
* Unit 7: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/hunger/ The Politics of Hunger]'''
 
  
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==Class #8 ==
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* [http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/cu/ CU Part Two Due] Worth CU= __/43 marks
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* Unit 6: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/debate/  In Class Debate]''' held. Worth  ___/85 marks
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* Unit 7: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/hunger/ The Politics of Hunger]''' assigned.
  
  
  
==Class #10 Monday April 27, 2009==
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==Class #9 ==
* Unit 3: [http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/cu/ Culminating Unit for Canadian and World Issues] is due.
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* Unit 7: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/hunger/ The Politics of Hunger]''' videos and Guest Speaker from World Vision Worth ___/75 marks
* Unit 8: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/fear/ Fear- Terrorism, Genocide, Massacres, and Disease]'''
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* Unit 8: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/fear/ Fear- Terrorism, Genocide, Massacres, and Disease]''' assigned.
  
  
  
==Class #11 Monday May 4, 2009==
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==Class #10 ==
* Oral Quiz # 2 on CU and coursework
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* Unit 3: [http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/cu/ Culminating Unit for Canadian and World Issues] is due.
* Unit 9: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/women/ Women and the United Nations]'''
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* Unit 8: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/fear/ Fear- Terrorism, Genocide, Massacres, and Disease]''' is due.
* [http://un.org/aboutun/chart_en.pdf Organization Chart of the UN System] (Adobe PDF)
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* Unit 9: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/women/ Hope, Women and the United Nations]''' assigned.
  
 
http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/maplib/images_maplib/emblem2.gif<br>The current United Nations emblem was approved on 7 December 1946. The design is "a map of the world representing an azimuthal equidistant projection centred on the North Pole, inscribed in a wreath consisting of crossed conventionalized branches of the olive tree, in gold on a field of smoke-blue with all water areas in white. The projection of the map extends to 60 degrees south latitude, and includes five concentric circles".
 
 
Symbolism: Olive branches symbolize peace. The world map depicts the area of concern to the United Nations in achieving its main purpose, peace and security.
 
  
  
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==Class #11 ==
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* Oral Quiz # 2 on CU and coursework
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* Unit 10: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/letter/ Five Year Letter]''' assigned.
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* Unit 9: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/women/ Hope, Women and the United Nations]''' due today.
  
==Class #12 Monday May 11, 2009==
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==Class #12==
* Write Test # 2 on Units 5, 6, 7, 8, 9  
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* Write Test # 2 on Units 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. The questions are in multiple choice, definitions, short answer and long answer format.
* Unit 10: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/letter/ Five Year Letter]'''
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* Unit 10: '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/letter/ Five Year Letter]''' is due.
  
  
  
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==Class #13==
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*In class work and study period. Last day to hand in outstanding course work is this Friday June 5 at 2:45 p.m.
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* Review for the '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/summative/ Final Written Summative Assessment]'''.
  
==Class #13 Monday June 1, 2009==
 
*In class work and study period. Last day to hand in outstanding work is this Friday June 5 at 2:45 p.m.
 
  
  
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==Class #14==
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* Review for the '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/summative/ Final Written Summative Assessment]'''.
  
==Class #14 Monday June 8, 2009==
 
* Review for the '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/summative/ Final Summative Assessment]'''.
 
  
  
==Class #15 Monday June 15, 2009==
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==Class #15==
 
* Write the '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/summative/ Final Summative Assessment]'''.
 
* Write the '''[http://education.davidspencer.ca/geography/issues/summative/ Final Summative Assessment]'''.
  
  
  
==Class #16 Monday June 22, 2009==
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==Class #16==
 
* View your Final Summative Assessment and final mark
 
* View your Final Summative Assessment and final mark
  

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Please NOTE. This course was posted in 2010 and is now out of date. Please contact your school curriculum head, curriculum coordinator at your school board and Ontario Association for Geographic and Environmental Education/ Association and Ontario History and Social Science Teachers' Association (OHASSTA) for help to develop your Canadian and World Issues:A Geographic Analysis (CGW4U) course.


Canadian and World Issues:A Geographic Analysis (CGW4U) with David

The following Canadian and World Issues course was designed in the year 2003 for an alternative secondary school setting by educator David Spencer. Please note that this educator no longer uses these materials and the following lessons and units are now out of date. To create an up to date CGW4U course, please refer to the curriculum the Ontario Ministry of Education Grades 11 and 12: Canadian and World Studies, 2005, (revised)

Course Code: CGW4U

Course Description: The Canadian and World Issues course examines the global challenges of creating a sustainable and equitable future, focusing on current issues that illustrate these challenges. Students will investigate a range of topics, including cultural, economic, and geopolitical relationships, regional disparities in the ability to meet basic human needs, and protection of the natural environment. Students will use geotechnologies and skills of geographic inquiry and analysis to develop and communicate balanced opinions about the complex issues facing Canada and a world that is interdependent and constantly changing.

Achievement Chart

Categories ---Percentage of the Course
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Knowledge and Understanding: 15%

Thinking: 20%

Communication: 15%

Application: 20%

Culminating Unit: 15%

Final Evaluation: 15%

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Class #2



Class #3


Class #4


Class #5


Class #6

  • CU Part One Due today. Arrive early and pick up a number for the cue to sit down with your teacher to show the progress of your CU Part One. Worth CU= ___/28 marks
  • Make jot notes on the video "It Takes A Child" about Free The Children founder Craig Kielburger. You may also learn about the background of Free the Children. Worth C= ___/10 marks
  • Unit 5: Population and Demography Issues assigned.
  • Study for Test # 1 on Units 1,2,3 (Culminating Unit) and Unit 4 held next Monday March 30. The questions are in multiple choice, definitions, short answer and long answer format.

Class #7


Class #8


Class #9


Class #10


Class #11

Class #12

  • Write Test # 2 on Units 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. The questions are in multiple choice, definitions, short answer and long answer format.
  • Unit 10: Five Year Letter is due.


Class #13


Class #14


Class #15


Class #16

  • View your Final Summative Assessment and final mark