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Social Studies 10F – Course Outline

Teacher: Mr. Unger eunger@retsd.mb.ca

Weebly website – mrungerkec.weebly.com – be familiar with this site, bookmark it on significant devices
because all the course content is on this page

Twitter Handle - @mrungerkec – follow this page (I will not follow you back) – I will add articles on this
account to that we will refer to in class and for inquiry-based learning

THIS CLASSROOM IS A SAFE SPACE FOR ALL STUDENTS, BE CONSIDERATE OF THE PEOPLE WHO ARE
ENROLLED IN THIS CLASS WITH YOU. IF ANY STUDENT SHOULD EVER FEEL UNSAFE PLEASE SPEAK TO ME
SO THE ISSUE CAN BE RESOLVED

Social Thinking Concepts Important Terminology Course Content

Social Significance human rights Diversity and Pluralism

Ethical Dimensions social justice Democracy and Government

Social Perspective identity Canada in the Global Context

Communication of Ideas pluralism Opportunities and Challenges

Inquiry government
My expectations of the students in this class:

- There is zero tolerance for bullying/harassment of any kind in the classroom


- Attend class regularly with an open-mind to learning
- Participate in class discussions – have your voice be heard – don’t worry if you say something wrong/silly
- Course content is handled through readings, videos and lectures, of which you will be actively engaged
and involved
- All course materials will be stored on my website – mrungerkec.weebly.com – be a regular visitor to the
site!
- Phones/device use is for academic purposes only – be respectful with how they are used in the classroom
- Assessment will be based on the historical thinking concepts listed on the front page

Assessment Guideline – use this chart to help you determine you level of learning and approximate grade for each
assessment

4 80-100% VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT UNDERSTANDING OF CONCEPT 4+


AND SKILLS Excellent
- Thoroughly understands all or nearly all (91-100)
concepts/skills 4 Very
- Routinely makes connections to similar Good (80-
concepts/skills 90)
- Applies creatively to own life and to support new
learning
3 70-79% GOOD UNDERSTANDING AND APPLICATION OF CONCEPTS 3+ (76-79)
AND SKILLS 3 (70-75)
- Understands most concepts and skills
- Often makes connections to similar concepts/skills
- Sometimes applies to own life and to support new
learning
2 60-69% BASIC UNDERSTANDING AND APPLICATION OF CONCEPTS 2+ (66-69)
AND SKILLS 2 (60-65)
- Understands most concepts and skills
- Occasionally makes connection to similar
concepts/skills
1 50-59% LIMITED UNDERSTANDING AND APPLICATION OF CONCEPTS 1+ (55-59)
AND SKILLS 1 (50-54)
- Understands some key concepts and skills
- Rarely makes connections to similar concepts and
skills
ND Less than 50% DOES NOT YET DEMONSTRATE THE REQUIRED .5 (40-49)
UNDERSTANDING OF CONCEPTS AND SKILLS ND (0-39)