Students will...

  • Apply critical thinking to come to reasoned judgments on a range of topics

  • Effectively research a topic by

    • interpreting and evaluating varied sources

    • gathering and collecting information and notes from a variety of sources

    • organizing information

    • presenting key information

  • Engage as active citizens around key issues facing society today and around key questions in our society’s history

  • Analyse the historical and modern policies that have affected and continue to affect First Nation societies

  • Evaluate the impact of western expansion and government policies on First Nations people

  • Evaluate and understand some of the responses (both historical and modern) by First Nations people to colonialism and post-colonial policies

  • Understand the arguments by First Nations for self-determination and rights in Canada

  • Plan and deliver effective written and oral arguments relating to important societal issues while incorporating information from a range of sources

  • Describe the ways in which key decisions shaped the laws and rights relating to First Nations people in Canada

  • Detect bias and point of view in written texts

  • Cooperatively plan a course of action that addresses an issue

  • Assess the reliability and objectivity of different sources of historical information

  • Critique historical texts

  • Select and summarize information from a variety of sources

  • Evaluate how and why laws and treaties relating to First Nations in Canada have changed over time

  • Participate as a speaker and listener in a discussion of contentious issues

Note: These outcomes are a hybrid of different provincial learning outcomes.  For reference, see the British Columbia documents here.