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

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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 Please note that this educator no longer uses these materials and the following lessons and units are now out of date.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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  • 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.


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  • View your Final Summative Assessment and final mark