CHV2O – Civics and Citizenship, Grade 10, Open

Prerequisite: None

Course Description

This course explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and of political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate, and express informed opinions about, a range of political issues and developments that are both of significance in today’s world and of personal interest to them.

Outline of Course Content

Unit 1Citizenship and Government
Unit 2Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship
Unit 3Global Citizenship