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Canada: History Identity and Culture (CHI4U)
The following course Canada: History Identity and Culture is designed for an alternative secondary school setting by educator David Spencer.
Course Code: CHI4U
Course Description: The Canada: History, Identity and Culture course (CHI4U) explores the challenges associated with the formation of a Canadian national identity. Students will examine the social, political, and economic forces that have shaped Canada from the pre-contact period to the present and will investigate the historical roots of contemporary issues from a variety of perspectives. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to consider events and ideas in historical context, debate issues of culture and identity, and present their own views.
Categories ---Percentage of the Course
Knowledge and Understanding: 15%
Culminating Unit: 15%
Final Evaluation: 15%
- Course Outline
- Unit 1: Canadian History, Identity and Culture
- Homework Discussion
- Textbooks Assigned
- Unit 2: Significant Canadian Events, Inventions and Programs
- Test on The Map of North America K=__/20
- Unit 3: Culminating Unit (CU) for Canada: History, Identity and Culture explained
- Choose your Culminating Unit (CU) topic
- Field Trip to the local public Library to:
- Learn how to use the Dewey Decimal Classification
- Introduction to the Library of Congress Classification
- Research for your Culminating Unit (CU) for Canada: History, Identity and Culture
- Oral Quiz # 1 on coursework and library field trip
- Unit 4: Significant Canadian People
- Culminating Unit (CU) for Canada: History, Identity and Culture in class research and writing work period.
- Culminating Unit (CU) for Canada: History, Identity and Culture Part One Due
- Unit 5: Canada's First Peoples
- Video "The Oka Crisis of 1990" from Canada A People's History. CBC Television Brampton Library Catalogue #971 Can V 17 (In an uncertain world)
- Unit 6: Acadia, The Fall of New France and Canada After the Conquest assigned.
- Test # 1 on Units 1,2,3 (Culminating Unit), 4 and Unit 5
- Culminating Unit (CU) for Canada: History, Identity and Culture in class research and writing work period. Prepare your rough copy to show next class.
- Make jot notes on the video "Expulsion : the story of Acadia". CBC Radio-Canada
- Culminating Unit (CU) for Canada: History, Identity and Culture Part Two due today.
- Unit 3: Culminating Unit (CU) for Canada: History, Identity and Culture final copy is due.
- Unit 8: Canadian Culture and Identity and singing O Canada
- Oral Quiz # 2 on CU and coursework
- Unit 9: Canadian Social Issues
- Write Test # 2 on Units 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Unit 10: Canada on the World Stage
- In class work and study period. Last day to hand in outstanding work is this Friday June 5 at 2:45 p.m.
- Review for the Final Summative Assessment.
- Write the Final Summative Assessment.
- View your Final Summative Assessment and final mark