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Civics and Citizenship - CHV2O

ILC Course Code: CHV2O-Q

Grade 10, Open, 0.5 credit

Course Description

This course explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. You will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing your understanding of the role of civic engagement and of political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. You will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate, and express informed opinions about, a range of political issues and developments that are both of significance in today’s world and of personal interest to you.

Online Submission

Online submission of course work is required for this course using Microsoft Word © or OpenOffice Writer.

Unit 1: What are civics and active citizenship?

Lesson 1 - What is civics?

Lesson 2 - What does an active citizen do?

Unit 2: Rights and freedoms and how government works

Lesson 3 - Why do you have rights and freedoms?

Lesson 4 - How does government work?

Lesson 5 - The many faces of government

Unit 3: Political and global participation

Lesson 6 - What is political participation?

Lesson 7 - A global view

Lesson 8 - How can you be an active citizen?

Unit 4: Want to get active?

Lesson 9 - Stand up for your rights

Lesson 10 - Taking action!

This is the English version of the course.

Click here to view the French version of the course.