Subject: Social Science

20th Century World History 12 introduces the student to the history of the twentieth century, beginning with the treaties that ended World War I, and ending with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

While studying these events, students will also be learning something of the skills necessary to interpret historical events — how to ensure historical information is accurate and relevant, how to develop historical empathy, and how to present clear, logical arguments based on a knowledge of the events, for example.

These skills will be helpful throughout life.

BC First Peoples 12 looks at how the identities, worldviews, and language of BC First Peoples are renewed, sustained, and transformed through their connection to the land.

Students will investigate how the impact of contact and colonialism continues to affect the political, social, and economic lives of BC First Peoples.

Students will study how cultural expressions convey the richness, diversity, and resiliency of BC First Peoples.

Students will gain an understanding of how, through self-governance, leadership, and self-determination, BC First Peoples challenge and resist Canada’s ongoing colonialism.

Careers 8 requires students to complete this course so that other courses can open up on the dashboard. This assessment does count for marks and requires that the student gives their best effort.

Students are expected to follow the order of the course. One assignment builds upon another and must be followed in order to have success.

CLC is a senior level online course that continues the learning from Career Life Education. It focuses on applying personal career-life management knowledge, skills, and strategies to the one’s own personal life journey, and includes:

  • A deeper connection to the First Peoples Principles of Learning
  • A deeper examination of career-life concepts and self-knowledge to inform personal life- long learning choices and post-secondary plans
  • Make connections to their local community, post-secondary education experiences, along with national and international career, service and education opportunities
  • Engaging in a personalized learning opportunity of 30 hours, volunteer or paid, that is intended to expand and/or deepen student exposure to career-life possibilities, such as internships, volunteerism, employment, entrepreneurship and more
  • From conception to final product, building and presenting a personalized capstone that celebrates the student’s learning journey and their next steps toward a meaningful future.

CLC is required under the 2018 Graduation Program.

This four credit course provides invaluable information on topics surrounding pregnancy and child birth.

It will also provide details on child development from birth to age 12, as well as how to care for babies and children in each stage of development.

This is an excellent course for those considering careers involving children, including healthcare, teaching, childcare, and recreation, or for those who simply enjoy being around children or who plan to eventually become a parent in the future.

This Grade 12 course is also open to Grade 11 students who are interested in this topic.

Through the ages, religions around the world have shaped the political, social, and cultural aspects of the world. Understanding much of what has happened in human history and what is happening in societies today, can be understood by learning the historical and contemporary role of religions. 

In this course, we will trace the major developments in world religions and their role in shaping social institutions. Learners will see the similarities and differences in the major religions and examine the connections and influence they had and still have today.

Through stories, art, dance, ceremonies, architecture, and texts, we will explore historical belief systems and the most contemporary spiritual beliefs. While learning about these religions you will also build strengths in the core competencies

In Explorations in Social Studies 11 students will build a strong foundation across many skill sets, engage in inquiry and community based learning, and improve critical thinking abilities.

Students will explore various perspectives of the past, present, and future of cultures and geography through the lenses of law, social justice, philosophy, and economics. This course will allow students to enhance their understanding of our world and their place in it.

In this course, students will be cooking, watching instructional videos from a professional cooking school, taking online quizzes from those videos, and researching information for those learning outcomes that can’t be achieved through the above-mentioned avenues.

For those outcomes, students will read information from various Internet sources.

The main goal of the course is to enjoy the experience of making a variety of food creations in the kitchen..

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