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GRADE 10 CIVICS

CHV2O | ONLINE COURSE

CHV2O, GRADE 10 CIVICS, ONLINE COURSE

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Course Title: Grade 10 Civics

Course Code: CHV2O

Grade: 10

Course Type: Open Preparation

Format: Online School Course

Prerequisite: None

Tuition Fee (CAD): $249


Course Description for CHV2O Grade 10 Civics Online Course

Grade 10 Civics (CHV2O) explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and of political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. Students 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 them.

Summary of Units and Timelines for Grade 10 Civics CHV2O

Below is the suggested sequence of course unit delivery as well as the recommended number of hours to complete the respective unit. For complete details of targeted expectations within each unit and activity, please see each Unit Overview found in the CHV2O course profile.

Unit Order Unit Name Suggested Time
Unit 1 Civics and Citizenship in Your Community 17 hours
Unit 2 Government and the Political Process 17 hours
Unit 3 Global Civics 17 hours
Summative Analysis of Charitable Organization Video 4 hours
Total 55 Hours
Students will learn what it means to be an informed, active citizen in a democratic society. Students will learn about the elements of democracy and the meaning of democratic citizenship in local, provincial, national, and global contexts. In addition, students will learn about social change, examine decision-making processes in Canada, explore their own and others’ beliefs and perspectives on civics questions, and learn how to think and act critically and creatively about public issues.
Teachers will bring enthusiasm and varied teaching and assessment approaches to the classroom, addressing individual students’ needs and ensuring sound learning opportunities for every student. The activities offered should enable students to relate and apply these concepts to the social, environmental, and economical conditions and concerns of the world in which they live. Opportunities to relate knowledge and skills to these wider contexts will motivate students to learn in a meaningful way and to become life-long learners. Teachers will help students understand that problem solving of any kind often requires a considerable expenditure of time and energy and a good deal of perseverance. Teachers also will encourage students to investigate, to reason, to explore alternative solutions and to take the risks necessary to become successful problem solvers. Effective instructional approaches and learning activities draw on students’ prior knowledge, capture their interest, and encourage meaningful practise both inside and outside the classroom. Students will be engaged when they are able to see the connection between the scientific concepts they are learning and their application in the world around them and in real-life situations. Due to its importance, students will have opportunities to learn in a variety of ways- individually, cooperatively, independently, with teacher direction, through hands-on experiences, and through examples followed by practice. The approaches and strategies teachers use will vary according to both the object of the learning and the needs of the students. Teachers will accomplish this in online environment with the use of: virtual labs, online simulations, animations, videos, discussion forums, live chat and other interactive objects.
All students can succeed. Some students are able, with certain accommodations, to participate in the regular course curriculum and to demonstrate learning independently. Accommodations allow access to the course without any changes to the knowledge and skills the student is expected to demonstrate. The accommodations required to facilitate the student’s learning can be identified by the teacher, but recommendations from a School Board generated Individual Education Plan (IEP) if available can also be consulted. Instruction based on principles of universal design and differentiated instruction focuses on the provision of accommodations to meet the diverse needs of learners.
Examples of accommodations (but not limited to) include:

  • Adjustment and or extension of time required to complete assignments or summative tasks
  • Providing alternative assignments or summative tasks
  • Use of scribes and/or other assistive technologies
  • Simplifying the language of instruction

Teachers will bring additional resources and teaching materials that provide a rich and diverse learning environment. Units in this course profile make specific reference to the intended textbook for this course but can be substituted for any relevant and approved text.

Reference: Guidance and Career Education, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 2006 (Revised) Ministry of Education of Ontario

Frequently Asked Questions

CHV2O is a Grade 10 Civics course at a Open preparation level.
2O refers to the Grade level of the courses and the pathway. 2 means it is a grade 10 course and O means it is an open preparation course.
Prerequisite: None
At Ontario Virtual School (OVS) you can complete an online highschool credit course as quickly as 4 weeks, or take as long as 12 months.
Yes, we can send your marks directly to OUAC, OCAS, your home, and to your day school.

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