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School Price: $40.95

Format:
Paperback 160 pp.
8.5" x 10.875"

ISBN-10:
0199007691

ISBN-13:
9780199007691

Publication date:
March 2014

Imprint: OUP Canada

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Civics and Citizenship Student Book

Angelo Bolotta, Chelsea Donaldson, Ian Duncan and Marc Keirstead
Series Consultants Jennifer Watt and Jill Colyer

Series : Civics and Citizenship

The Student Book feature enduring concepts and timeless understandings, written around an essential question/inquiry-based framework. This comprehensive, yet concise framework ensures the book will remain accessible, relevant, and affordable. Discipline-based thinking concepts are also integrated throughout the text.


SPECIAL OFFER! Purchase a class set of Civics and Citizenship Student Books and save over $500 on the Civics and Citizenship Investigations Online Student Website School Unlimited-Users License! PROMO CODE REQUIRED: 40000038

Readership : Grade 10 Civics and Citizenship students in Ontario

The Power of Political Thinking
You are political
Political perspective
Political significance
Objectives and results
Stability and change
Evidence
Ethical considerations
Essential Question 1: Want change? What should you do about it?
Big Idea: Power and privilege can lead to injustice
Big Idea: Inaction has consequences
Big Idea: Activism can make a difference
Big Idea: In some cases, legal action may not be enough
Essential Question 2: How should we balance individual rights and common good?
Big Idea: Everyone has rights
Big Idea: Rights must be respected for the common good
Big Idea: Competing rights must be balanced
Big Idea: Citizens need to speak out about rights abuse
Essential Question 3: How should our government work?
Big Idea: Government should address the needs of its citizens
Big Idea: Government structures help us live together
Big Idea: There are different perspectives on the role of government
Big Idea: Citizens have the power to choose their government
Essential Question 4: Is our justice system just?
Big Idea: Every Canadian is entitled to fundamental justice
Big Idea: Providing justice requires laws, institutions, and procedures
Big Idea: Ideas about justice change
Big Idea: Justice systems sometimes fail
Essential Question 5: If you didn't live in Canada, would you want to?
Big Idea: Citizenship is about more than where you were born
Big Idea: Citizens in Canada share key democratic beliefs and values
Big Idea: Ideas about citizenship change over time
Big Idea: Canadians are global citizens

Student Bundle (Student Book + 1-Year, Single-User Investigations Online Student Website License)
Investigations Online Student Website
Course Guide
Online Teaching Program

Authors:
Angelo Bolotta - Retired Teacher, Principal and Consultant, Formerly of Toronto Catholic District School Board
Chelsea Donaldson - Professional writer and editor
Ian Duncan - Garth Webb Secondary School, Halton Disctrict School Board
Marc Keirstead - Retired Teacher and Consultant, Formerly of York Catholic District School Board

Series Consultants:
Jennifer Watt has worked as a high school teacher and school board consultant. She is also the co-author of six textbooks used in Civics, History and Social Studies courses across the province. In 2002, Jennifer acted as the Supervisory Officer/Project Leader at the Ministry of Education project "Sustaining Quality Curriculum in Social Studies, History, and Geography", responsible for writing a technical analysis of suggested changed to the Ontario curriculum based on feedback from interested groups across Ontario. Jennifer is currently the Instructional Leader in the Beginning Teachers Department for the Toronto District School Board and spends her time visiting classrooms across the board to coach teachers and administrators in all aspects of effective teaching.

Jill Colyer has been a teacher and writer of curriculum materials for over 20 years. As an educator with the Waterloo Region District School Board, she has taught both high school students and in adult education. Jill's work in curriculum development includes the publication of seven secondary school textbooks, as well as writing courses, teaching guides, and assessment tools. She has also contributed written work to education television programs and new articles. Jill is currently the National Coordinator for The Historical Thinking Project, a pan-Canadian history education reform initiative that is working toward the incorporation of historical thinking concepts into curricula, classroom resources, and teacher supports.

Civics and Citizenship Student Bundle - Angelo Bolotta, Chelsea Donaldson, Ian Duncan and Marc Keirstead
Series Consultants Jennifer Watt and Jill Colyer
Civics and Citizenship Course Guide - Angelo Bolotta, Chelsea Donaldson, Ian Duncan and Marc Keirstead
Series Consultants Jennifer Watt and Jill Colyer
Civics and Citizenship Student Website - Angelo Bolotta, Chelsea Donaldson, Ian Duncan and Marc Keirstead
Series Consultants Jennifer Watt and Jill Colyer
Civics and Citizenship Student Website - Angelo Bolotta, Chelsea Donaldson, Ian Duncan and Marc Keirstead
Series Consultants Jennifer Watt and Jill Colyer
Civics and Citizenship Online Teaching Program - Angelo Bolotta, Chelsea Donaldson, Ian Duncan and Marc Keirstead
Series Consultants Jennifer Watt and Jill Colyer
Civics and Citizenship Online Teaching Program - Angelo Bolotta, Chelsea Donaldson, Ian Duncan and Marc Keirstead
Series Consultants Jennifer Watt and Jill Colyer

Special Features

  • This comprehensive, yet concise, student book includes enduring concepts and timeless understandings so print won't date quickly.
  • Organised around an essential question/inquiry-based framework.
  • Discipline-based thinking concepts integrated throughout.
  • Accessible, highly visual and relevant to engage 21st century learners.