50 hours per year – 2 periods per week
In this class, students should learn more about every aspect of their territory (economic, cultural, communication, etc.) by;
- Becoming familiar with the region’s businesses and industrial areas, communication and public transportation networks
- Identify and describe the characteristics of his community
- Propose solutions to the problems their community face
- Analyzing the characteristics (e.g. size, location and ease of access) of the companies offering jobs within their home territory
- draw up a list of businesses and companies providing employment opportunities,
- Building a timeline about their community history
* Remember that you can combine different teachings and subjects. For example, writing a cover letter using a computer can target Science, Preparation for the job market and ESL learning targets.
You can contact your education consultant if you have more question.
Competency 1: Builds a sense of belonging to his/her home territory
- Describes his/her home territory
- Examines development in his/her home territory
- Expresses an opinion on development in his/her home territory
Competency 2: Builds a sense of belonging to Québec society
- Describes certain aspects of Québec society
- Examines a current social issue in Québec
- Expresses his/her opinion on a current social issue
At the end of the program, students will
- demonstrate an understanding of their home territory,
- express their opinions of development in their home territory,
- demonstrate an understanding of their belonging to Québec society,
- express their opinions of a current social issue in Québec.
Competency 1: The student builds a sense of belonging to his/her home territory by
- Understanding his/her home territory
- Expressing an opinion on development in his/her home territory
Competency 2: The student builds a sense of belonging to Québec society by
- Understanding of his/her sense of belonging to Québec society
- Expressing his/her opinion on a current social issue in Québec
The ministry present the competencies to be developed through different themes. Students are encouraged to explore and understand the concepts associated with those themes rather than simply memorizing definitions.
Since there are a lot of concepts that can be worked with, the teacher is responsible for selecting issues that correspond to the students’ abilities, needs and interests.
The document provided below by the ministry explains the different concepts, research process and techniques that can be used to develop the student’s abilities.