Grade 7 History (see The Ontario Curriculum: History & Geography, Grades 7&8) as it pertains to: New France; British North America; Conflict and Change
Grade 11 American History (see The Ontario Curriculum: Canadian and World Studies, Grades 11&12) as it pertains to how students:
- demonstrate an understanding of the variety of settlements in the Thirteen Colonies;
- demonstrate an understanding of the interactions between significant non-conformist groups and American society (e.g. Loyalists);
- describe the conflicts and compromises between the United States and other North American nations (e.g. War of 1812; Canadian-American boundary disputes);
- demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of isolationism and Manifest Destiny and their effect on American foreign policy: (e.g. Washington's Farewell address; American support for the Fenians);
- describe the roll planed by key individuals in Am history (e.g. George Washington);
- describe the ongoing influence of American beliefs and myths on the history and the society of the United States;
- demonstrate an understanding of the chronological order of events relating to significant developments in American history (e.g. the American Revolution);
- demonstrate an understanding of the importance of individuals and groups who have taken leadership roles in American politics (e.g. Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson);
- evaluate the ideas and influence of American social, economic and political thinkers (e.g. Thomas Paine, James Madison);
- describe the conflict between Aboriginal peoples and European Americans and its development over time.
- Formulate significant questions for research and inquiry, drawing on examples from American history 9 (e.g. Why did the colonists rebel against England?).
- demonstrate an ability to distinguish bias, prejudice, stereotyping or lack of substantiation in statements, arguments and opinions;
- compare key interpretations of American history (e.g. Whigs)
Grade 12: Canada: History, Identity and Culture (see The Ontario Curriculum: Canadian and World Studies, Grades 11&12) as it pertains to how students: