Gr. 10 Academic/Applied Canadian History
Category: Communities: Local, National and Global.
- Explain how local, national and global influences have helped shape Canadian Identity.
- Analyze the impact of external forces and events on Canada and its policies since 1914.
- Assess Canada's participation in war and contributions to peacekeeping and security.
- The Impact of External Forces on Canada: Assess the influence of Great Britain and Europe on Canada's participation in World War II.
- Canada's Participation in War, Peace and Security: Describe Canada's naval contributions to the war effort overseas during World War II.
Category: Methods of Historical Inquiry and Communication
- Interpret and analyze information gathered through research, employing concepts and approaches appropriate to historical inquiry
- Communicate the results of historical inquiries, using appropriate terms and concepts and a variety of forms of communication.
- Research: Organize and record information gathered through research.
- Interpretation and Analysis:
- Analyze information, employing concepts and theories appropriate to historical inquiry.
- Draw conclusions and make reasoned generalizations or appropriate predictions on the basis of relevant and sufficient supporting evidence.
Students should have knowledge about World War II including the following:
- Causes of World War II
- The importance of the Atlantic for convoys
- Canada's role in World War II and the Battle of the Atlantic
2 to 3 classroom periods for research.
- Enough assignment handouts for each student in the class.
- Copies of the rubric to grade the assignment.
- Access to the Internet or print materials on the Battle of the Atlantic.
- Handout the assignment sheet to each student in the class.
- Explain the assignment in its entirely, yet, leave all decision-making on method to use to the students.
- At teacher's discretion, students may work with partners if they wish.