Alberta Programs of Study — Grade 12


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30-1.1.1.

Students will appreciate various perspectives regarding identity and ideology (PADM, TCC, I)

30-1.1.10.

Students will evaluate the extent to which personal identity should be shaped by ideologies (I, C)

30-1.1.2.

Students will appreciate various perspectives regarding the relationship between individualism and common good (PADM, C, GC)

30-1.1.3.

Students will explore factors that may influence individual and collective beliefs and values (culture, language, media, relationship to land, environment, gender, religion, spirituality, ideology) (I, C, LPP)

30-1.1.4.

Students will examine historic and contemporary expressions of individualism and collectivism (I, C, LPP, TCC)

30-1.1.5.

Students will examine the characteristics of ideology (interpretations of history, beliefs about human nature, beliefs about the structure of society, visions for the future) (TCC, PADM, LPP)

30-1.1.6.

Students will explore themes of ideologies (nation, class, relationship to land, environment, religion, progressivism) (TCC, PADM, LPP)

30-1.1.7.

Students will analyze individualism as a foundation of ideology (principles of liberalism: individual rights and freedoms, self-interest, competition, economic freedom, rule of law, private property) (PADM, ER, C)

30-1.1.9.

Students will analyze the dynamic between individualism and common good in contemporary societies (PADM, ER, C)

30-1.2.1.

Students will appreciate Aboriginal contributions to the development of ideologies (C, LPP, PADM)

30-1.2.10.

Students will analyze how ideological conflict shaped international relations after the Second World War (expansionism, containment, deterrence, brinkmanship, dtente, nonalignment, liberation movements) (PADM, TCC, LPP)

30-1.2.11.

Students will analyze perspectives on the imposition of the principles of liberalism (Aboriginal experiences, contemporary events) (PADM, ER, TCC)

30-1.2.2.

Students will appreciate how citizens and citizenship are impacted by the promotion of ideological principles (C, TCC)

30-1.2.3.

Students will appreciate that individuals and groups may adhere to various ideologies (I, C, PADM)

30-1.2.4.

Students will explore Aboriginal contributions to the development of liberalism (PADM, ER, LPP)

30-1.2.5.

Students will examine the relationship between the principles of liberalism and the origins of classical liberal thought (John Locke, Montesquieu, Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill) (PADM, ER, TCC)

30-1.2.6.

Students will analyze the impacts of classical liberal thought on 19th century society (laissez-faire capitalism, industrialization, class system, limited government) (PADM, ER, TCC)

30-1.2.7.

Students will analyze ideologies that developed in response to classical liberalism (classic conservatism, Marxism, socialism, welfare capitalism) (PADM, ER, TCC)

30-1.2.8.

Students will analyze the evolution of modern liberalism as a response to classical liberalism (labour standards and unions, universal suffrage, welfare state, protection of human rights, feminism) (PADM, ER, TCC)

30-1.2.9.

Students will evaluate ideological systems that rejected principles of liberalism (Communism in the Soviet Union, fascism in Nazi Germany) (PADM, ER, TCC)

30-1.3.3.

Students will explore the extent to which governments should reflect the will of the people (PADM, C)

30-1.3.4.

Students will explore the extent to which governments should encourage economic equality (PADM, ER, C)

30-1.3.5.

Students will analyze the extent to which the practices of political and economic systems reflect principles of liberalism (consensus decision making, direct and representative democracies, authoritarian political systems, traditional economies, free market economies, command economies, mixed economies) (PADM, ER, C)

30-1.3.6.

Students will analyze the extent to which liberal democracies reflect illiberal thought and practice (Canada, contemporary examples) (PADM, ER)

30-1.3.8.

Students will evaluate the extent to which governments should promote individual and collective rights (American Bill of Rights; Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms; Qubec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms; First Nations, Mtis and Inuit rights; language legislation; emergencies and security legislation) (PADM, C, CC)

30-1.3.9.

Students will evaluate the extent to which the principles of liberalism are viable in the context of contemporary issues (environment concerns, resource use and development, debt and poverty, racism, pandemics, terrorism, censorship, illiberalism) (PADM, ER, LPP)

30-1.4.1.

Students will appreciate the relationship between citizenship and leadership (C, I)

30-1.4.2.

Students will exhibit a global consciousness with respect to the human condition and world issues (C, GC)

30-1.4.3.

Students will accept responsibilities associated with individual and collective citizenship (C, GC)

30-1.4.4.

Students will explore the relationship between personal and collective worldviews and ideology (C, I, GC)

30-1.4.5.

Students will explore how ideologies shape individual and collective citizenship (C, PADM, GC)

30-1.4.6.

Students will analyze perspectives on the rights, roles and responsibilities of the individual in a democratic society (respect for law and order, dissent, civility, political participation, citizen advocacy) (C, PADM, ER)

30-1.4.7.

Students will analyze perspectives on the rights, roles and responsibilities of the individual during times of conflict (humanitarian crises, civil rights movements, antiwar movements, McCarthyism, prodemocracy movements, contemporary examples) (C, PADM, GC)

30-1.4.8.

Students will evaluate the extent to which ideology should shape responses to contemporary issues (I, C, GC)

30-1.4.9.

Students will develop strategies to address local, national and global issues that demonstrate individual and collective leadership (C, GC)

30-1.S.1.1.

Evaluate ideas and information from multiple sources

30-1.S.1.2.

Determine relationships among multiple and varied sources of information

30-1.S.1.3.

Assess the validity of information based on context, bias, sources, objectivity, evidence or reliability

30-1.S.1.5.

Evaluate personal assumptions and opinions to develop an expanded appreciation of a topic or an issue

30-1.S.1.6.

Synthesize information from contemporary and historical issues to develop an informed position

30-1.S.1.7.

Evaluate the logic of assumptions underlying a position

30-1.S.1.9.

Analyze current affairs from a variety of perspectives

30-1.S.2.1.

Analyze multiple historical and contemporary perspectives within and across cultures

30-1.S.2.2.

Analyze connections among patterns of historical change by identifying cause and effect relationships

30-1.S.2.3.

Compare similarities and differences among historical narratives

30-1.S.2.4.

Evaluate the impact of significant historical periods and patterns of change on the contemporary world

30-1.S.2.5.

Discern historical facts from historical interpretations through an examination of multiple sources

30-1.S.2.6.

Identify reasons underlying similarities and differences among historical narratives

30-1.S.2.7.

Develop a reasoned position that is informed by historical and contemporary evidence

30-1.S.2.8.

Demonstrate an understanding of how changes in technology can benefit or harm society in the context of the present, the future and various historical time periods

30-1.S.2.9.

Use current, reliable information sources from around the world

30-1.S.3.1.

Analyze the impact of physical and human geography on history

30-1.S.3.2.

Make inferences and draw conclusions from maps and other geographical sources

30-1.S.3.3.

Locate, gather, interpret and organize information, using historical maps

30-1.S.3.4.

Develop and assess geographic representations to demonstrate the impact of factors of geography on world events

30-1.S.3.5.

Assess the impact of human activities on the land and the environment

30-1.S.3.6.

Assess how human interaction impacts geopolitical realities

30-1.S.3.7.

Use current, reliable information sources from around the world, including online atlases

30-1.S.4.1.

Demonstrate leadership in groups to achieve consensus, solve problems, formulate positions and take action, if appropriate, on important issues

30-1.S.4.2.

Develop inquiry strategies to make decisions and solve problems

30-1.S.4.3.

Generate and apply new ideas and strategies to contribute to decision making and problem solving

30-1.S.4.4.

Describe a plan of action to use technology to solve a problem

30-1.S.4.5.

Use appropriate tools and materials to accomplish a plan of action

30-1.S.5.1.

Demonstrate leadership by initiating and employing various strategies to resolve conflicts peacefully and equitably

30-1.S.5.2.

Participate in persuading, compromising and negotiating to resolve conflicts and differences

30-1.S.5.3.

Interpret patterns of behaviour and attitudes that contribute or pose obstacles to cross-cultural understanding

30-1.S.5.4.

Demonstrate leadership during discussions and group work

30-1.S.5.5.

Respect the needs and perspectives of others

30-1.S.5.6.

Collaborate in groups to solve problems

30-1.S.6.1.

Demonstrate leadership by engaging in actions that enhance personal and community well-being

30-1.S.6.2.

Acknowledge the importance of multiple perspectives in a variety of situations

30-1.S.7.1.

Develop, express and defend an informed position on an issue

30-1.S.7.10.

Use calendars, time management or project management software to assist in organizing the research process

30-1.S.7.11.

Generate new understandings of issues by using some form of technology to facilitate the process

30-1.S.7.12.

Record relevant data for acknowledging sources of information, and cite sources correctly

30-1.S.7.13.

Respect ownership and integrity of information

30-1.S.7.2.

Reflect on changes of perspective or opinion based on information gathered and research conducted

30-1.S.7.3.

Draw pertinent conclusions based on evidence derived from research

30-1.S.7.4.

Demonstrate proficiency in the use of research tools and strategies to investigate issues

30-1.S.7.5.

Consult a wide variety of sources, including oral histories, that reflect varied viewpoints on particular issues

30-1.S.7.6.

Integrate and synthesize argumentation and evidence to provide an informed opinion on a research question or an issue of inquiry

30-1.S.7.7.

Develop, refine and apply questions to address an issue

30-1.S.7.8.

Select and analyze relevant information when conducting research

30-1.S.7.9.

Plan and perform complex searches, using digital sources

30-1.S.8.1.

Communicate effectively to express a point of view in a variety of situations

30-1.S.8.10.

Understand that different types of information may be used to manipulate and control a message (e.g., graphics, photographs, graphs, charts and statistics)

30-1.S.8.11.

Apply principles of graphic design to enhance meaning and engage audiences

30-1.S.8.2.

Use skills of formal and informal discussion and/or debate to persuasively express informed viewpoints on an issue

30-1.S.8.3.

Ask respectful and relevant questions of others to clarify viewpoints

30-1.S.8.4.

Listen respectfully to others

30-1.S.8.5.

Use a variety of oral, visual and print sources to present informed positions on issues

30-1.S.8.6.

Apply information technologies for context (situation, audience and purpose) to extend and communicate understanding of complex issues

30-1.S.8.7.

Use appropriate presentation software to demonstrate personal understandings

30-1.S.8.8.

Compose, revise and edit text

30-1.S.9.1.

Assess the authority, reliability and validity of electronically accessed information

30-1.S.9.2.

Evaluate the validity of various points of view presented in the media

30-1.S.9.3.

Appraise information from multiple sources, evaluating each source in terms of the author's perspective or bias and use of evidence

30-1.S.9.4.

Analyze the impact of various forms of media, identifying complexities and discrepancies in the information and making distinctions between sound generalizations and misleading oversimplification

30-1.S.9.5.

Demonstrate discriminatory selection of electronically accessed information that is relevant to a particular topic

30-2.1.1.

Students will appreciate various perspectives regarding identity and ideology (PADM, ER, TCC)

30-2.1.10.

Students will analyze the extent to which personal identity should be shaped by ideologies (I, C)

30-2.1.2.

Students will appreciate various perspectives regarding the relationship between individualism and common good (PADM, C, GC)

30-2.1.3.

Students will explore factors that may influence individual and collective beliefs and values (culture, language, media, relationship to land, environment, gender, religion, spirituality, ideology) (I, C, LPP)

30-2.1.4.

Students will identify historic and contemporary expressions of individualism and collectivism (I, C, LPP, TCC)

30-2.1.5.

Students will examine the characteristics of ideology (interpretations of history, beliefs about human nature, beliefs about the structure of society, visions for the future) (TCC, PADM, CC)

30-2.1.6.

Students will identify themes of ideologies (nation, class, relationship to land, environment, religion) (TCC, PADM, LPP)

30-2.1.7.

Students will examine individualism as a key value of ideology (values of liberalism: individual rights and freedoms, self-interest, competition, economic freedom, rule of law, private property) (PADM, ER, C)

30-2.1.8.

Students will examine collectivism as a foundation of ideology (values of collectivism: collective responsibility, collective interest, cooperation, economic equality, adherence to collective norms, public property) (PADM, ER, C)

30-2.1.9.

Students will examine the relationship between individualism and common good in contemporary societies (PADM, ER, C)

30-2.2.1.

Students will appreciate Aboriginal contributions to the development of ideologies (C, LPP, PADM)

30-2.2.10.

Students will examine how ideological conflict shaped international relations after the Second World War (expansionism, containment, deterrence, brinkmanship, dtente, liberation movements) (TCC, PADM, ER)

30-2.2.11.

Students will examine perspectives on the imposition of liberalism (Aboriginal experiences, contemporary events) (PADM, ER, TCC)

30-2.2.12.

Students will examine the extent to which modern liberalism is challenged by alternative thought (Aboriginal collective thought, environmentalism, religious perspectives, extremism) (PADM, ER, LPP)

30-2.2.2.

Students will appreciate how citizens and citizenship are impacted by the promotion of ideological principles (C, TCC)

30-2.2.3.

Students will appreciate that individuals and groups may adhere to various ideologies (I, C, PADM)

30-2.2.4.

Students will explore Aboriginal contributions to the development of liberalism (PADM, ER, LPP)

30-2.2.5.

Students will explore the relationship between the values of liberalism and the origins of liberal thought (Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill) (PADM, ER, TCC)

30-2.2.6.

Students will examine the impacts of liberal thought on 19th century society (laissez-faire capitalism, industrialization, class system, limited government) (PADM, ER, TCC)

30-2.2.7.

Students will examine ideologies that developed in response to liberalism (socialism, Marxism) (PADM, ER, TCC)

30-2.2.8.

Students will examine the growth of liberalism (labour standards and unions, voting rights, welfare state, protection of human rights, feminism) (PADM, ER, TCC)

30-2.2.9.

Students will analyze ideological systems that rejected liberalism (Communism in the Soviet Union, fascism in Nazi Germany) (PADM, ER, TCC)

30-2.3.3.

Students will explore the extent to which governments should reflect the will of the people (PADM, C)

30-2.3.4.

Students will explore the extent to which governments should encourage economic equality (PADM, ER, C)

30-2.3.5.

Students will examine the extent to which the practices of political and economic systems reflect the values of liberalism (consensus decision making, direct and representative democracies, authoritarian political systems, free market economy, command economy, mixed economy) (PADM, ER, C)

30-2.3.6.

Students will examine why government practices may not reflect values of liberalism (Canada, contemporary examples) (PADM, ER)

30-2.3.8.

Students will evaluate the extent to which the values of liberalism are viable in the context of contemporary issues (environment concerns, resource use and development, debt and poverty, racism, pandemics, terrorism, censorship) (PADM, ER, LPP)

30-2.4.1.

Students will appreciate the relationship between citizenship and leadership (C, I)

30-2.4.2.

Students will exhibit a global consciousness with respect to the human condition and world issues (C, GC)

30-2.4.4.

Students will explore how ideologies shape individual and collective citizenship (C, PADM, GC)

30-2.4.5.

Students will examine perspectives on the rights, roles and responsibilities of the individual in a democratic society (respect for law and order, protest, civil disobedience, political participation) (C, PADM, ER)

30-2.4.6.

Students will examine perspectives on the rights, roles and responsibilities of the individual during times of conflict (humanitarian crises, antiwar movements, pro-democracy movements, contemporary examples) (C, PADM, GC)

30-2.4.7.

Students will analyze the extent to which ideology should shape responses to contemporary issues (I, C, GC)

30-2.4.8.

Students will develop strategies to address local, national and global issues that demonstrate individual and collective leadership (C, GC)

30-2.S.1.1.

Analyze ideas and information from multiple sources

30-2.S.1.2.

Determine relationships among multiple sources of information

30-2.S.1.3.

Determine the validity of information based on context, bias, sources, objectivity, evidence or reliability

30-2.S.1.5.

Evaluate personal assumptions and opinions

30-2.S.1.6.

Determine the strengths and weaknesses of arguments

30-2.S.1.8.

Analyze current affairs from a variety of perspectives

30-2.S.1.9.

Identify main ideas underlying a position or issue

30-2.S.2.1.

Understand diverse historical and contemporary perspectives within and across cultures

30-2.S.2.2.

Analyze connections among patterns of historical change by identifying cause and effect relationships

30-2.S.2.3.

Compare and contrast historical narratives

30-2.S.2.4.

Identify and describe the impact of significant historical periods and patterns of change on society today

30-2.S.2.5.

Understand the difference between historical facts and historical interpretations

30-2.S.2.6.

Compare alternative historical narratives

30-2.S.2.7.

Develop reasoned arguments supported by historical and contemporary evidence

30-2.S.2.8.

Describe how changes in technology can benefit or harm society

30-2.S.2.9.

Use current, reliable information sources from around the world

30-2.S.3.1.

Analyze the ways in which physical and human geographic features influence world events

30-2.S.3.2.

Draw conclusions from maps and other geographic sources

30-2.S.3.3.

Locate, gather, interpret and organize information, using historical maps

30-2.S.3.4.

Assess the impact of human activities on the land and the environment

30-2.S.3.5.

Use current, reliable information sources from around the world, including online atlases

30-2.S.4.1.

Demonstrate skills needed to reach consensus, solve problems and formulate positions

30-2.S.4.2.

Use inquiry processes to make decisions and solve problems

30-2.S.4.3.

Apply ideas and strategies to contribute to decision making and problem solving

30-2.S.4.4.

Describe a plan of action to use technology to solve a problem

30-2.S.4.5.

Use appropriate tools and materials to accomplish a plan of action

30-2.S.5.1.

Demonstrate leadership by persuading, compromising and negotiating to resolve conflicts and differences

30-2.S.5.2.

Make meaningful contributions to discussion and group work

30-2.S.5.3.

Identify behaviours and attitudes that contribute or pose obstacles to cross-cultural understanding

30-2.S.5.4.

Consider the points of view and perspectives of others

30-2.S.5.5.

Identify and use a variety of strategies to resolve conflicts peacefully and equitably

30-2.S.5.6.

Demonstrate cooperativeness in groups to solve problems

30-2.S.6.1.

Demonstrate leadership by engaging in actions that will enhance the well-being of self and others in the community

30-2.S.6.2.

Promote and respect the contributions of team members when working as a team

30-2.S.6.3.

Cooperate with others for the well-being of the community

30-2.S.7.1.

Develop and express an informed position on an issue

30-2.S.7.10.

Generate understandings of issues by using some form of technology to facilitate the process

30-2.S.7.2.

Develop conclusions based on evidence gathered through research of a wide variety of sources

30-2.S.7.3.

Use research tools and methods to investigate issues

30-2.S.7.4.

Consult a wide variety of sources, including oral histories, that reflect varied viewpoints on particular issues

30-2.S.7.5.

Revise questions on an issue as new information becomes available

30-2.S.7.6.

Select relevant information when conducting research

30-2.S.7.7.

Cite sources correctly to respect the ownership and integrity of information

30-2.S.7.8.

Use calendars, time management or project management software to assist in organizing the research process

30-2.S.7.9.

Plan and perform searches, using digital sources

30-2.S.8.1.

Communicate effectively in a variety of situations

30-2.S.8.2.

Engage in respectful discussion

30-2.S.8.3.

Use a variety of oral, visual and print sources to present informed positions on issues

30-2.S.8.4.

Ask respectful and relevant questions of others to clarify viewpoints on an issue

30-2.S.8.5.

Make respectful and reasoned comments on the topic of discussion

30-2.S.8.6.

Use technology to compose, revise and edit text

30-2.S.8.7.

Employ technologies to adapt information for context (situation, audience and purpose)

30-2.S.9.1.

Assess the authority, reliability and validity of electronically accessed information

30-2.S.9.2.

Analyze the validity of various points of view in media messages

30-2.S.9.3.

Analyze information from multiple sources, evaluating each source in terms of the author's perspective or bias and use of evidence

30-2.S.9.4.

Analyze the impact of various forms of media

30-2.S.9.5.

Demonstrate discriminatory selection of electronically accessed information