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CHC 2D or CHC 2DF • Canadian History in the Twentieth Century, Grade 10, Academic
This course explores the local, national, and global forces that have shaped Canada’s national identity from World War I to the present. Students will investigate the challenges presented by economic, social, and technological changes and explore the contributions of individuals and groups to Canadian culture and society during this period. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to evaluate various interpretations of the issues and events of the period and to present their own points of view.
CHC 2P • Canadian History in the Twentieth Century, Grade 10, Applied
This course explores some of the pivotal events and experiences that have influenced the development of Canada’s identity as a nation from World War I to the present. By examining how the country has responded to economic, social, and technological changes and how individuals and groups have contributed to Canadian culture and society during this period, students will develop their ability to make connections between historical and current events. Students will have opportunities to formulate questions, locate information, develop informed opinions, and present ideas about the central issues and events of the period.
CHC 2L • Canadian History in the Twentieth Century, Grade 10, Essential
This course focuses on the connections between the student and key people, events and themes in Canadian contemporary studies. Students prepare for Grade 11 Canadian and World Studies Workplace Preparation courses through the development and extension of historical literacy skills and critical thinking skills. Students explore a variety of topics highlighting individuals and events that have contributed to the story of Canada. The major themes of Canadian identity, internal and external relationships and changes since 1914, are explored through guided investigation. Students have the opportunity to extend analytical skills with a focus on identifying and interpreting events and perspectives and making connections. Students practise reading, visual, and oral literacy skills to identify and communicate ideas in a variety of media.
CHV 2O5 or CHV 205F • Civics, Grade 10, Open, Half Credit
This course explores what it means to be an informed, participating citizen in a democratic society. Students will learn about the elements of democracy in local, national, and global contexts, about political reactions to social change, and about political decision-making processes in Canada. They will explore their own and others’ ideas about civics questions and learn how to think critically about public issues and react responsibly to them.
CHW 3M or CHW 3MF • World History to the Sixteenth Century, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
This course investigates the history of humanity from earliest times to the sixteenth century.Students will analyse diverse societies from around the world, with an emphasis on the political, cultural, and economic structures and historical forces that have shaped the modern world.They will apply historical inquiry, critical-thinking, and communication skills to evaluate the influence of selected individuals, groups, and innovations and to present their own conclusions.
Prerequisite: CHC 2D or CHC 2P
CHY 4U or CHY 4UP • World History: The West and the World, Grade 12, University Preparation
This course investigates the major trends in Western civilization and world history from the sixteenth century to the present. Students will learn about the interaction between the emerging West and other regions of the world and about the development of modern social, political, and economic systems. They will use critical-thinking and communication skills to investigate the historical roots of contemporary issues and present their conclusions.
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities
Note: The AP WORLD HISTORY (CHY 4UAP) is spread over two years. The first half is in grade eleven, CHW 3M, and the second half, CHY 4U, is in grade twelve. The AP exam would be written in May of the student’s grade twelve year.