Grade 11 - Canadian & World Studies

CHA3U - American History (University):

This course traces the social, economic, and political development of the United States from colonial times to the present. Students will examine issues of diversity, identity, and culture that have influenced the country's social and political formation and will consider the implications of its expansion into a global superpower. Students will use critical thinking and communication skills to determine causal relationships, evaluate multiple perspectives, and present their own points of view.

CLU3E - Canadian Law (Workplace):

This course gives students practical information about legal issues that directly affect their lives. Students will examine the need for laws in society, the roots of Canada's legal system, the rights and freedoms that people in Canada enjoy, and the basic elements of criminal law and dispute resolution. Through experiences such as mock trials, debates, and case studies, students will apply inquiry and communication skills to develop and express opinions on legal topics of interest to them.

CLU3M - Canadian Law (University/College):

This course explores Canadian Law with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to people's everyday lives. Students will investigate fundamental legal concepts and processes to gain a practical understanding or Canada's legal system, including the criminal justice system. Students will use critical thinking, inquiry, and communication skills to develop informed opinions on legal issues and apply this knowledge in a variety of ways and settings, including case analysis, legal research projects, mock trials, and debates.

CGG3O - Geography: Travel/Tourism (Open):

This course focuses on travel and tourism as the vehicle for studying selected world regions. Using a variety of geotechnologies and inquiry and communication methods, students will conduct and present case studies that develop their understanding of the unique characteristics of selected world regions; the environmental, cultural, economic, and political factors that influence travel and tourism; and the impact of the travel industry on communities and environments around the world.

CHW3M - World History to the Sixteenth Century (University/College):

This course investigates the history of humanity from earliest times to the sixteenth century. Students will analyze diverse societies from around the world, with an emphasis on the political, cultural, and economic structures and historical forces that have shaped the modern world. They will apply historical inquiry, critical thinking, and communication skills to evaluate the influence of selected individuals, groups, and innovations and to present their own conclusions.