Education - Social studies resources (Secondary): Grade 9
Issues for Canadians
GRADE 9: Canada: Opportunities and Challenges
Grade 9 students will analyze the relationship between Canada’s political and legislative processes and their impact on issues pertaining to governance, rights, citizenship and identity. Students will also explore issues of economics and their impact on quality of life, citizenship and identity in Canada and the United States.
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General Outcome 9.1 Governance and Rights
Mercer Rant: "Based on a recent court case involving the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, create a Rick Mercer style rant video outlining whether you think the outcome fostered recognition of individual rights in Canada". This was the inquiry task given to grade nine students at Calgary's Connect Charter School, by teacher David Scott.
Video below is from a grade nine Humanities project at Dr Gladys Egbert School. More details on the Galileo Education Network website.
Resources for teaching about Canadian Government and Law