Course Outline

Course Name: Families in Canada Grade 12, University Preparation

 

Course Code: HHS4U

Credit Value: 1 credit

Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies


Instructor: Mrs. Kirupa


Contact: krijahk@web.bondacademy.ca

 

Curriculum Policy:  English, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 11 and 12,

                                 (Revised 2007).

 

                                  Growing Success: Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting in

                                  Ontario Schools, 2010.

Department: Canadian Studies and Humanities 


Course Description

This course enables students to draw on sociological, psychological, and anthropological theories and research to analyse the development of individuals, intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will focus on issues and challenges facing individuals and families in Canada’s diverse society. They will develop analytical tools that enable them to assess various factors affecting families and to consider policies and practices intended to support families in Canada. They will develop the investigative skills required to conduct and communicate the results of research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child relationships.

 


Outline of Course Content:

 

Unit

Titles

Time

Unit 1

All In The Family

20 hours

Unit 2

Leaving Home

20 hours

Unit 3

Couples

20 hours

Unit 4

Parent-Child Relationships

20 hours

Unit 5

Later Life/ Diversity

20 hours

 

Final Project

Final Evaluation

8 hours

2 hours

 

 

Teaching/Learning Strategies:

Along with some of the strategies noted in the assessment for, as, and of learning charts, strategies will include (but not limited to):

 


§         Brainstorming

§         Graphic Organizers

§         Interviews

§         Teacher-Student Conferencing

§         Quizzes

§         Oral Presentations

§         Role Play

§         Peer Assessments

§         Case Studies

  • Self- Assessments
  • Reflection/Journal Exercises
  • Structured discussions
  • Socratic teaching
  • You Tube video support
  • Peer teaching & support



STRATEGIES FOR ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION OF STUDENT PERFORMANCE:

Assessment and Evaluation

The tools highlighted in yellow will be used for the three different types of assessments:

Assessment as Learning

Assessment for Learning

Assessment of Learning

Student Product

       Journals/Letters/Emails (checklist)

       Self-Assessments

       Learning Logs (anecdotal)

       Entrance tickets

       Exit tickets

 

Student  Product

         Assignment

         Journals/Letters/Emails (checklist)

         Pre-tests (scale/rubric)

         Quizzes (scale/rubric)

         Rough drafts (rubric)

         Portfolios (rubric)

         Posters (rubric/scale)

         Graphic organizers (scale)

         Peer feedback (anecdotal/checklist)

         Reports (rubric)

         Essays (rubric)

         Webbing/Mapping (rubric/scale)

         Entrance ticket

         Vocabulary notebooks (anecdotal)

         Visual Thinking Networks (rubric)

Student  Product

         Assignment (checklist/rubric)

         Journals/Letters/Emails /Memos (checklist/rubric)

         Tests (scale/rubric)

         Posters (rubric/scale)

         Graphic organizers (scale)

         Reports (rubric)

         Case Studies (rubric)

         Essays (rubric)

         Visual Thinking Networks (rubric)

         Portfolio (rubric)

         Exam

 

Observation

       Whole class discussions (anecdotal)

       Self-proofreading (checklist)

 

Observation

         Class discussions (anecdotal)

         Debate (rubric)

         PowerPoint presentations (rubric)

         Performance  tasks (anecdotal/scale)

Observation

         Debate (rubric)

         PowerPoint presentations (rubric)

         Performance  tasks (anecdotal/scale)


 

Conversation

       Student teacher conferences (checklist)

       Small Group Discussions (checklist)

       Pair work (checklist)

       Debate (rubric)

 

Conversation

       Student teacher conferences   

(checklist)

       Small group discussions   (checklist)

       Pair work (anecdotal)

       Peer-feedback (anecdotal)

       Peer-editing (anecdotal)

       Oral pre-tests (scale/rubric)

       Oral quizzes (scale/rubric)

Conversation

         Student teacher conferences (checklist)

         Question and Answer Session (checklist)

         Oral tests (scale/rubric)

         Oral presentation (scale/rubric)

 

 

 

The Final Grade:    

 

Percentage of Final Mark

Categories of Mark Breakdown

70%

Assessment of Learning Tasks Throughout the Term

30%

Final Project

 

The balance of the weighting of the categories of the achievement chart throughout the course is:

 

Knowledge:          25%                                              Communication: 15%

Thinking/Inquiry:   25%                                              Application: 25%

Participation       10%

 

 

Resources:

Individuals and Families: Diverse Perspectives. Copyright 2010