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Welcome to the Social Studies 10 Assignment Page. Your weekly assignments will be posted here so if you miss class, you can still be up to date. We should have a challenging and interesting year studying Canada.

Great Sites about Canada
(First Nations, Explorers, First Nations and more.)

Assignments from May 23 Class

No class tonight. If you missed the test, come and see Louise.

Important Dates:  

                            May 30-Science Test (no Social Studies)

I will post the marks from the test outside Room 280 as soon as I have marked them.

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

Assignments from May 9 Class

Review Night!!! If you missed class, ask for the Review Questions

Important Dates: May 9-Review

                            May 16- Unit 3 Social Studies Test (no Science or Math)
                            May 23-Victoria Day-no class
                            May 30-Science Test (no Social Studies)

Homework:

  1. Review for the test by rereading the Summaries and redoing the Practice Questions.
  2. Study the Review Questions and Answers from tonight’s class.

 

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

Assignments from May 2 Class

Tonight, we are looking at the following themes in the Prairie Provinces:
1) Physical Resources; 2) Economic Activities

Important Dates: May 9-Review
                            May 16- Unit 3 Social Studies Test (no Science or Math)
                            May 23-Victoria Day-no class
                            May 30-Science Test (no Social Studies)

Homework:

  1. Read pages 62-80 and do Practice Questions #28-34

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

Assignments from April 25 Class

Tonight, we are traveling to the Prairie Provinces continuing to study the five themes 

1) Urban Development; 2) Demography; 3) Lifestyle; 4) Physical Resources;
5) Economic Activities

Homework:

  1. Read pages 52-62 and do Practice Questions #25-27

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

 

Assignments from April 18 Class

In Unit 3, we are focusing on five themes about BC: 

1) Urban Development; 2) Demography; 3) Lifestyle; 4) Physical Resources;
5) Economic Activities

Homework:

  1. Read pages 36-50 and do Practice Questions #19-24

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

 

Assignments from April 11 Class

In Unit 3, we are focusing on five themes about BC: 

1) Urban Development; 2) Demography; 3) Lifestyle; 4) Physical Resources;
5) Economic Activities

Homework:

  1. Read pages 20-32 and do Practice Questions #13-17

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

Assignments from April 4 Class

In Unit 3, we are focusing on five themes about BC: 

1) Urban Development; 2) Demography; 3) Lifestyle; 4) Physical Resources;
5) Economic Activities

Homework:

  1. Read pages 10-18 and do Practice Questions #7-12

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

March 21, 2005 Class Assignment

Welcome to spring! Happy New Year to those celebrating the new year!
Remember: No class next week-Monday, March 28-Easter Monday.
Welcome to our new unit: Unit 3 BC and the Prairie Provinces

Homework:

  1. Read pages 1-9 and do Practice Questions #1-6
  2. Make sure you know the names and how to spell the 10 provinces and 3 territories.
    (Ask Louise for a map if you missed class)

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

 

February 21, 2005 Class Assignment

Remember: No class next week-Monday, February 28. The Social Studies test will be Monday, March 7th and the Science test will be Monday, March 14th.

Here is information on Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Homework:

  1. Read pages 103-111 and do Practice Questions #42-47
  2. Review for the test by using the Review Sheets from class, rereading the Summaries and reviewing the Practice Questions from your booklets.

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

February 14, 2005 Class Assignment

Here are 3 important websites with more detailed information about what we discussed in class tonight:

1. Labour Relations Board

2. Employment Standards Branch

3. Workers’ Compensation Board

Homework:

1. Read pages 89-102 and do Practice Questions #35-41
2. Do the crossword puzzle review

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

February 7, 2005 Class Assignment

Here are 4 important websites with more detailed information about what we discussed in class tonight:

 1.       BC Human Rights tribunal- Government of BC website:

2.      The BC Human Rights Coalition which offers clinics “to provide assistance and representation to those who need help with a complaint.”

3.      Residential Tenancy Office-Government of BC website

4.      Tenants Rights Action Coalition (TRAC) is “a community-based coalition of groups and individuals working on behalf of B.C.'s one million tenants. We work to improve legal protection for tenants and to promote community action for the purpose of protecting and increasing the supply of affordable rental housing in B.C.”

 Homework:

  1. Read pages 73-86 and do Practice Questions #28-34

 If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

January 31, 2005 Class Assignment

The Government of British Columbia, Ministry of the Attorney General, Small Claims Court Website is an excellent resource for more information on what we discussed in class tonight.

 Homework:

  1. Read pages 51-71 and do Practice Questions #19-27

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

January 24, 2005 Class Assignment

Listed here are some good resources for legal information:

• For information about the law, try the  Electronic Law Library
• For BC’s online access to Multilingual Legal Publications
• If you need help from a lawyer, try, Access Justice
 • For free legal advice, try UBC Law Students’ Legal Advice Program

Homework: 1. Read pages 34-49 and do Practice Questions #12-18

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

January 17, 2005 Class Assignment

This article from the Canadian Bar Association website is a good summary of Drinking and Driving in Canada. If you want to calculate your blood-alcohol level, try this on-line calculator.

In class we discussed pages 11-31.

Homework:

  1. Read pages 11-31 and do Practice Questions #4-11

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

January 11, 2005 Class Assignment

Welcome to the Winter Term! In Social Studies 10, we will be studying Unit 2 Canadian Law.

In class we did an overview of the unit.

Homework:

  1. Read pages 1-8 and do the Practice Questions on page 9-10

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

November 22 Class Assignment

Final Unit 1 Exam:  Monday, November 22 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Good luck!

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it!

November 15 Class Assignment

Final Unit 1 Exam:  Monday, November 22 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm

To review for the exam read the Summaries and do the Practice Questions from your booklet. Complete all the review sheets. Good Luck with your studying.

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

November 8 Class Assignment

  1. In class we looked at municipal governments and government finances.

Homework:

  1. Read pages 83-95 and do the Practice Questions on pages 86-87 and on pages 94-95.

It’s time to start reviewing for the final exam on November 22, 6:30-9:00 pm. A good place to start is to read the Summaries and do the Practice Questions. Also, complete the Review Handouts

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

November 1 Class Assignment

  1. In class we finished looking at the legislative branch of government in Canada and briefly discussed provincial and territorial governments. The good news is that the structure of provincial/territorial governments is very similar to the federal government. When you read, see if you can find two differences between federal and provincial government structure.

Homework:

  1. Read pages 68-82 and do the Practice Questions on pages 73-75 and on pages 81-82.
  2. Pre-read, pages 83-86.
  3. It’s time to start reviewing for the final exam on November 22. Try the Review Quizzes!

 

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

October 25 Class Assignment

In class we looked at 10(!!!) questions about the legislative branch of government in Canada. As you read, use these questions to help you focus:

  1. What is the legislative branch?
  2. What is the House of Commons?
  3. Who introduces bills?
  4. How is a bill made into law?
  5. How the House of Commons organized?
  6. What is the caucus?
  7. What is the opposition?
  8. What is the opposition’s role?
  9. How if the Official Opposition organized?
  10. What is Question Period?

Homework:

  1. Read pages 62-67.
  2. Pre-read, pages 68-82.

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

October 18 Class Assignment

In class we looked at 3 main questions about the cabinet in Canada and 2 questions about the Canadian civil service. As you read, use these questions to help you focus:

The Cabinet

  1. What is the cabinet?
  2. How is the cabinet chosen?
  3. What does the cabinet do?

Federal Government Part 2

  1. What is the civil service?
  2. Where is the civil service located?

Homework:

  1. Read pages 55-62 and do the Practice Questions on pages 60-62
  2. Pre-read, pages 62-73.

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

October 4 Class Assignment

Important notice: No class next Monday, October 11 because of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

In class we looked at 4 main questions about political parties in Canada and 4 questions about the Canadian federal government. As you read, use these questions to help you focus:

Political Parties

  1. What is a political party?
  2. How are parties organized and what do they do?
  3. What are Canada’s 3 main political parties?
  4. What are BC’s 2 main political parties?

Federal Government Part 1

  1. What does the Canadian Federal Government do?
  2. What does the Governor-General do?
  3. What is the executive branch of government?
  4. Are there limits to the prime minister’s power?

Homework:

  1. Read pages 36-53 and do the Practice Questions on pages 37-38, 45-47, and pages 51-53.
  2. Pre-read, pages 55-64.

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

September 27 Class Assignment

In class we looked at 7 main questions about Elections in Canada. As you read, use these questions to help you focus:

1.What two important roles do citizens have in a democracy?

2. How are voting and taxes related?

3. Why is an election called?

4. How is an election called?

5. Who runs the election and how?

6. What happens during an election?

7. How are municipal elections different from provincial or federal elections?

Homework:

1. Read pages 29-37 and do the Practice Questions on pages 34-35, and pages 38.

2. Pre-read Political Parties, pages 39-46.

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

September 20 Class Assignment

In class we looked at 5 main questions about Canada’s constitution. As you read, use these questions to help you focus:

1. When did Canada become a country?
2. When and how did Canada get its constitution?
3. What is Canada’s constitution?
4. How is power divided in Canada?
5. What are the federal and provincial governments responsible for?

 Homework:

1. Read pages 9-23 and do the Practice Questions on pages 16-18, and pages 24-25.
2. Pre-read Elections, pages 26-37.
3. Do the Word Search

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

September 13 Class Assignment

Welcome to the Fall Term! In Social Studies 5/10, we will be studying Unit 1 Canadian Government.

In class we did an overview of the unit and searched for the answers to four questions about Canadian government. Please follow this link to get the handouts from class.

Homework:
1. Read pages 1-7 and do the Practice Questions on page 8.
2. Pre-read pages 9-24.

If you have any questions, please ask Louise in Room 184 or any of the other teachers. Feel free to come to Room 184 to work on your course, so you can get help from a teacher as you need it.

 

 

 

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