Social Studies 9 (Mrs. Kitteringham/Mr. Bevan)

Welcome to Social Studies 9! Mrs. Kitteringham and Mr.Bevan are looking forward to a fun semester full of learning! We will explore our world's history, our cultural past, and the interactions of people within various countries. Throughout the semester the students will be able to recognize how power and ideologies influence the development of political, social, economic, and technological advancements within various countries and time periods. Remember Current Events every Friday. Check the Schedule! Semester Projects : ContinuityandChangeRubric CauseandConsequenceProject-SocialStudies9 EthicalJudgementRubric EvidenceProject-SocialStudies9 PerspectiveProjectCriteriaSS9 SS9SignificanceRubric Socials9CourseOutline2017 February 6- Students have no homework on the snow day. Tomorrow students will continue their study of the French Revolution in class. Enjoy your snow day! February 7-8 - French Revolution political cartoon study and videos. Introduction to the Industrial Revolution. February 9-10 - no school CEC February 13 - no school Family School February 14-15 - Red River/ NW Resistance February 16-22- Unit 1 Project February 24-26- Unit 1 Project Presentations March 1-7 - Unit 2 Topics - The impacts of Colonialism and Imperialism on Indigenous People in North America - Manifest Destiny, Indian Act, Residential Schools, Documentary "Unrepentant" March 8-10 - Unit 2 Project work days ***Spring Break March 11 - 26*** March 27- - Unit 2 Project work days March 28 -29 - Unit 2 Presentations March 30 - 31 - Unit 3 Topics/Discussion and Video: Global Demographic Shifts: Chinese workers on the CPR, Gold Rush, Irish Migration to Canada and the Potato Famine, Underground Railroad. April 3 - 7 - Unit 3 Project Work Days/Current Events April 10 - 11 - Unit 3 Presentation Days April 12,13,17 - Unit 4 Topics: Confederation, Conferences, Nationalism, Canadian Identity April 19 - 21 - Unit 4 Project Work Days/Current Events April 24 - Unit 4 Project Work Day April 25 - 26 - Unit 4 Project Presentations April 27 - May 5 - Unit 5 Topics: Local, Regional, Global Conflicts: American Civil War, World War 1, Russian Revolution May 8 -12 - Unit 5 Project Work Days May 15-16 - Unit 5 Presentation Days May 17 -  22 - Current Events Presentation / Unit 6 Topics: Discriminatory Policies - Chinese Head Tax, Japanese Internment, Suffrage Movement, Labour Movements May 23 - 30 - Unit 6 Project Work Days                                                        

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