Social Studies 11

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Social Studies 11 continues the study of contemporary Canada, which was introduced in grade 10.  The focus at the grade 11 level is government, politics, and recent Canadian history.  Students will, in addition, examine Canada’s relations with the rest of the world.  The transition to a global perspective will be made through an investigation of such major concerns as population growth, the distribution of resources, and the impact of industrialization and technology on modern society.  Geographic knowledge and skills previously acquired are reinforced and expanded.  The discussion of current events is considered integral to this course.

Regular Socials  11 Outline & Expectations: click here

Socials 11 Honours Outline & Expectations: click here
The Ministry of Education's Instructional Resource Package for this course is at:

Working BibliographyForm - for gathering bibliographical information

Link to Essay Writing Workshop Handout

Link to MLA Stylesheet from Purdue University

Link to MLA Bibliography examples

Link to Working Bibliography blank grid

Link to Thinking Through the Essay Reading

Link to Landmarks Citation Machine  Use this to handle bibliographies properly.

Link to Dr. Charles Best Secondary's outstanding page to help you write research papers.

Link to Geography Page

Link to Government Page

Link to History Page

 Click here for  Preparing for the Social Studies 11 Final Exam

Link to The Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online