Sciences Humaines

Sciences Humaines 8

Students will spend their first year at Moscrop exploring the creation and fall of Civilizations throughout the World! Students will look at the development of Modern Day Europe from the Fall of Rome to the Renaissance. They will also compare the development of the Western World with the development of many other Civilizations including China, Japan and the Arab World. Students will learn organizational skills, writing skills, primary and secondary source analysis, social responsibility, note taking and interpersonal skills –developed through group projects and activities.

Sciences Humaines 9

Revolution. Grade 9 Social Studies is all about Revolution and how they are important to incite change in our world. Students will learn about how democracy came in to being. Some of the Revolutions covered are the French Revolution, American Revolution and the Industrial Revolution. The second half of the school year focuses on the development of Canada in its early years; from the age of exploration to the fur trade. Geography is also a focus. This course will introduce the fundamentals and basics of essay writing.

Sciences Humaines 10

Understanding Canada and its creation is of vital importance to any Canadian. This course explores how this vibrant and ever-changing country came to be. Students will understand some of Canada’s heroes, their international accomplishments, and Canada’s role in the world up until 1914. Students will refine their skills at writing, note taking, assessing primary and secondary sources, as well as beginning to write a proper research paper.

Sciences Humaines 11

This is a course of utmost importance to a student’s education. Students will focus on government, law, history of the Twentieth Century and current human geography. Students will examine Canada’s role in WWI, the Depression, WWII, the Cold War, and many other events up until Desert Storm. The geography component examines the issues of poverty and resource management on our planet, tends in population, as well as environmental problems. This course includes an optional Provincial Exam worth 20% of their final mark –if the student so chooses to write it.