8/9/10 PHE & 10/11/12 Social Studies

Language and Terminology

 
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Rationale

This lesson will explore the language and terminology which help us to understand and discuss the historical inequality which gender and sexual minorities have faced and continue to face. This understanding will help students to think critically about gender and sexuality which will help promote a more inclusive school and a more equitable world.

 

Curriculum References

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION, 8/9

  • Big Ideas: Advocating for the health and well-being of others connects us to our community.
  • Curricular Competencies: Propose/analyze strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying. Create strategies for promoting the health and well-being of the school and community.
  • Content: Consequences of bullying, stereotyping, and discrimination. Influences of physical, emotional, and social changes on identities and relationships.
     

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION, 10

  • Big Ideas: Advocating for the health and well-being of others connects us to our community.
  • Curricular Competencies: Analyze strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying. Explore and describe factors that shape personal identities.
  • Content: Consequences of bullying, stereotyping, and discrimination. Influences of physical, emotional, and social changes on identities and relationships.
     

SOCIAL STUDIES, 10/11

  • Big Ideas: Historical and contemporary injustices challenge the narrative and identity of Canada as an inclusive, multicultural society. (Gr 10).
  • Curricular Competencies: Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions. Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
  • Content: Discriminatory policies and injustices in Canada and the world (Gr 10). Social and cultural developments (Gr 11).
     

SOCIAL STUDIES, 12

  • Big Ideas: The causes of social injustice are complex and have lasting impacts on society. 
  • Curricular Competencies: Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions. Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
  • Content: Past and present social injustices in Canada and the world, their possible causes and their lasting impact on individuals, groups and society.