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CHI4U Canada: History, Identity And Culture – Grade 12 (University)

Course Details

  • 4. Grade 12

PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities

GRADE: 12 (University)

AVAILABILITY: Full-time – All Campuses, Private – All campuses, Blyth Academy Online

THE ONTARIO CURRICULUMCanadian and World Studies


Course Overview

CHI4U online traces the history of Canada, with a focus on the evolution of our national identity and culture as well as the identity and culture of various groups that make up Canada. Students will explore various developments and events, both national and international, from pre-contact to the present, and will examine various communities in Canada and how they have contributed to identity and heritage in Canada. Students will investigate the development of culture and identity, including national identity, in Canada and how and why they have changed throughout the country’s history. In CHI4U online, students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, as they investigate the people, events, and forces that have shaped Canada.

UNIT ONE
Canada, Origins to 1776

Essential Question: What events, people and organizations helped to shape Canadian identity to 1776?

In this unit, students will explore the history of Canada from before the European contact through to the outbreak of the American Revolution, looking at how events, issues, and individuals have helped to shape our history and identity.

UNIT TWO
Canada, 1776 to 1867

Essential Question: What events, people and organizations helped to shape Canadian identity to 1867?

In this unit, students will explore the history of Canada from the American Revolution through to our own Confederation, looking at how events, issues, and individuals have helped to shape our history and identity.

UNIT THREE
Canada, 1867 to 1945

Essential Question: What events, people and organizations helped to shape Canadian identity to 1945?

In this unit, students will explore the history of Canada from Confederation in 1867 through to the end of World War II, looking at how events, issues, and individuals have helped to shape our history and identity.

UNIT FOUR
Canada, Since 1945

Essential Question: What events, people and organizations helped to shape Canadian identity since 1945?

In this unit, students will explore the history of Canada from the end of World War II through to the modern period, looking at how events, issues, and individuals have helped to shape our history and identity.

Please consult our Frequently Asked Questions Page or the Exam section within your course for more details on final exams and the exam fee. More information can also be found in our Student Handbook.

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