SS: Explorations of Social Studies 11

Course Description

Explorations of Social Studies 11 provides for an introduction to and sets students up for success in their grade 12 elective courses. The course explores themes and topics such history, the study of cultures, Canadian law, geography, First Peoples’ perspectives, and social justice. Students will investigate Canadian and global events and topics that have helped to shape the contemporary era. They will consider historical, political, and geographical perspectives while thinking critically about contentious issues and controversial people and making connections with the past in order to consider the future. They will continue to develop key Social Studies competencies while developing an appreciation for democracy, human equality, and cultural diversity in order to prepare themselves to go into the world as responsible Canadian citizens and members of the international community.


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