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 interdependently.
B4 describe the factors that contributed to a changing national identity from 1815 to 1914
C1 describe the evolution of responsible government in Canada in terms of government structure and key contributing events
C2 analyze political, economic, social, and geographical factors that led to Confederation and to the development of Canada’s provinces and territories
C4 describe the structure and function of Canada’s federal, provincial, and local governments
Specific Learning Goals:
As PLOs can be general, specific learning goals are created. By the end of this project, students will be able to:
- Evaluate the benefits and consequences of Confederation for diverse regions and groups.
- Evaluate the importance of rights protected by law and responsible government.
- Identify the different roles and responsibilities of the provincial and federal governments.