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:
D2 analyze the influence of the following on Canada’s economy from 1815 to 1914:
- resource development and decline
- technological innovations
D3 describe the development of British Columbia’s economy from 1815 to 1914
E2 analyze how geography influenced the economic development and settlement patterns in regions of Canada from 1815 to 1914
E3 evaluate attitudes and practices in resource development in British Columbia from 1815 to 1914 and their impact on contemporary resource management
B1 analyse 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
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.
Specific Learning Goals:
As PLOs can be general, specific learning goals are created. By the end of this project, students will be able to:
- Define and identify local economic, social and environmental changes.
- Assess and rank the impact of economic, social and environmental changes of the Klondike Gold Rush.
- Use primary and secondary sources to draw conclusions about historical events.
What will be assessed during this project?
The following rubrics will be used to assess the above assignments: