Proscribed Learning Outcomes (PLOs) are the learning standards set by the Ministry of Education for all K to 12 courses. They outline what students are “expected to know and do” by the end of each course (Ministry of Education). The PLOs for all BC courses are available online.
For the complete Proscribed Learning Outcomes for Social Studies 10 and assessment details for this course, click here.
Students will be able to:
A1 apply critical thinking skills, including
- drawing conclusions
- defending a position
A2 demonstrate effective research skills, including
- accessing information
- assessing information
- collecting data
- evaluating data
- organizing information
- presenting information
- citing sources
A3 demonstrate effective written, oral, and graphic communication skills, individually and collaboratively
B1 analyze Canadian society from 1815 to 1914 in terms of gender roles, ethnicity, daily life, and the arts
B2 evaluate the impact of interactions between Aboriginal peoples and European explorers and settlers in Canada from 1815 to 1914
B3 evaluate the influence of immigration on Canadian society from 1815 to 1914
B4 describe the factors that contributed to a changing national identity from 1815 to 1914
Specific Learning Goals:
As PLOs can be general, specific learning goals are created. By the end of this project, students will be able to
- Analyze the impact of societal structures and ideas on significant events;
- Critically question the claims offered in historical documents;
- Explore the relationships between First Nations people and settlers during the British Columbian gold rush era.
What will be assessed in this project?
- Determining a Main Idea graphic organizer
- Examining the Evidence worksheet (Inferences Rubric)
- Summary of Findings: Bias during the trial (Summary & Conclusions Rubric)
- Summary of Findings: Important new evidence (see above)
- Summary of Findings: Tampered evidence (see above)
- Final Presentation (Presentation Rubric & oral presentation rubric)