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Family Studies 40S

Class # 1809 Family Studies 40S M1: Human Development

This family studies course begins by focusing on the meaning and importance of family, culture, and human development. Much of Module 1 deals with developmental psychology, which is the scientific study of how and why human beings change over the course of their lives. Theories of how humans change and develop throughout the lifespan have been developed over time through observation and research.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 1.1 Identity Formation
Assignment 1.2 Personality and Human Development Theories
Assignment 1.3

Multiple Intelligences and SMART Goals

  • Part A: Multiple Intelligences: My Reflection
  • Part B: My SMART Goal for Completing This Course

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Class # 1810 Family Studies 40S M2: Relationships

In Module 1, you gained an understanding of how humans develop. In Module 2, you will learn how relationships with others are built, maintained, and, in some cases, ended on good terms. You will learn how relationships change through the course of the life cycle and how stress management and problem solving can help resolve conflicts as they arise. In addition, you will learn about various sources of stress, about relationship, family, and societal violence, and about the supports available to deal with difficult situations.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 2.1 Resolving Conflict in Relationships
Assignment 2.2 Resources for Dealing with Stress or Violence Issues (Brochure)

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Class # 1811 Family Studies 40S M3: Diversity of Individuals, Partnerships, and Parenting

Module 3 focuses on factors that affect sexual and reproductive health and wellness and discusses partner relationships and parenting.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 3.1 Sexual Reproductive Health
Assignment 3.2 Essay on Partner Realationships and Parenting

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Class # 1812 Family Studies 40S M4: Life Stages and Family Responsibilities

Module 4 focuses on developmental changes that occur during adolescence, early adulthood, and middle adulthood, and on changes and variations in family structures. Throughout history, families have taken a variety of forms, often shaped by the cultural norms of the location and the time in which they lived. Today’s families face different challenges than families experienced in the past.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 4.1

Resolving Conflict in Relationships

  • Option A: Family Finances Interview and Essay
  • Option B: Creating and Analyzing a Family Budget
  • Option C: Comparing and Analyzing Two Family Budgets

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Class # 1813 Family Studies 40S M5: Older Adulthood

Due to increased life expectancy, the Canadian population of older adults is increasing. In this module, you will learn that aging adults, as a population, are very diverse in terms of their health status, cultural origins, financial situations, and living arrangements.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 5.1

Development in Older Adulthood

  • Option A: Essay on Interview with an Older Adult
  • Option B: Questions Related to Aging

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Indigenous Studies

Current Topics in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies 40S

Class # 1804 Current Topics in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies 40S M1: Image and Identity

Welcome to the first module of Grade 12 Current Topics in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies. In this module, you will learn how different Indigenous groups self-identify and how the government and media have labelled them. You will learn about the past, as well as how it connects to the present and informs our future. You will learn about the diversity among and within First Nations, Métis, and Inuit groups, as well as common elements that bind them together as Indigenous Peoples. This module has four lessons.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 1.1 Exploring Pimatisiwin: The Medicine Wheel
Assignment 1.2 Exploring Cultural Representations

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Class # 1805 Current Topics in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies 40S M2: A Profound Ambivalence: First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Relations with Government

Welcome to the second module of Grade 12 Current Topics in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies. In Module 1, you learned about events and consequences of colonial rule on Indigenous Peoples in Canada with a focus on the ghosts of history. In Module 2, you will learn about topics relating to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples and their interactions with colonial and modern-day governments.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 2.1 The Métis Nation
Assignment 2.2 The Self-Determination: Looking Forward, Looking Back

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Class # 1806 Current Topics in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies 40S M3: Toward a Just Society: Social Justice Issues

Welcome to Module 3 of Current Topics in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies. This module covers topics relating to current Indigenous issues. You will learn about western and traditional approaches to education, health, justice, and economy. You will explore issues today that are presenting challenges to Indigenous Peoples. You will also read about the success Indigenous groups have had as we move forward into a new era—one of reconciliation and renewal of Indigenous cultures, of Indigenous languages, and of Indigenous ways of life. This module has four lessons.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 3.1 Poverty
Assignment 3.2 Social Justice Issues

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Class # 1807 Current Topics in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies 40S M4: Indigenous Peoples of the World

So far, you have learned a number of things about Indigenous Peoples in Canada. In this module, you will explore Indigenous Peoples from around the world. Indigenous Peoples are the first people to live in a region. You will learn about the similarities and differences among Indigenous Peoples around the world, and you will explore the impact of colonization on many different Indigenous groups.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 4.1 World Indigenous Peoples

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Class # 1808 Current Topics in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies 40S M5: Taking a Stand and Taking Action

The first lesson in this module is your opportunity to celebrate your learning by completing an assignment that consists of either an inquiry or a reflection and conversation into any issue of your choice related to Indigenous Peoples in Canada. The only issue that you cannot choose is poverty because you already investigated poverty in Assignment 3.1. The second lesson in this module is your examination review. The instructions in this lesson will help you to focus on what you need to study to be successful in the examination.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 5.1 Taking a Stand and Taking Action

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Psychology

Psychology 40S

Studying psychology will provide you with lifelong skills such as dealing with issues proactively, solving problems, learning, and nurturing healthy relationships. It will also help you understand yourself and deal with issues in your own life such as inner conflicts, relationships with your parents and peers, and intimacy. As well, it will help you to understand societal problems like drug dependency, aggression, and discrimination.

This course exposes you to the major topics found in the field of psychology. It also emphasizes the issues that are of particular interest and relevance to students completing high school. You will explore the scientific methods upon which psychology is based and will then be able to apply what you learn to your daily life.

Class # 1814 Psychology 40S M1: Introduction to Psychology and Research Methods
  • Lesson 1: What is Psychology?
  • Lesson 2: Development of Perspectives in Psychology
  • Lesson 3: Research in Psychology
  • Lesson 4: Use of Statistics in Research
  • Lesson 5: Ethical Guidelines
  • Module 1 Summary
Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 1.1 Research in Psychology
Assignment 1.2 Which Design Would you Choose?
Assignment 1.3 Correlation Study Analysis
Assignment 1.4 Experimental Design
Assignment 1.5 Ethical or Not

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Class # 1815 Psychology 40S M2: Biopsychological Theme
  • Topic 1: Biological Bases of Behaviour
    • Lesson 1: Neural and Hormonal Systems
    • Lesson 2: The Brain
    • Lesson 3: Nature and Nurture in Psychology
  • Topic 2: Sensation and Perception
    • Lesson 4: Sensation
    • Lesson 5: Perception
  • Topic 3: Motivation and Emotion
    • Lesson 6: Motivation
    • Lesson 7: Emotion
  • Topic 4: Stress, Coping, and Health
    • Lesson 8: Stress and Health
  • Module 2 Summary
Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 2.1 Brain Injury
Assignment 2.2 Nature versus Nurture
Assignment 2.3 Senses: Windows to the World
Assignment 2.4 Applying Gestalt's Principles
Assignment 2.5 Theories fo Motivation
Assignment 2.6 Stress

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Class # 1816 Psychology 40S M3: Developmental Psychology
  • Lesson 1: Prenatal and Childhood Development
  • Lesson 2: Adolescence
  • Lesson 3: Adulthood and Aging
  • Lesson 4: Nature and Nurture of Gender
  • Lesson 5: Personality Theories
  • Module 3 Summary
Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 3.1 Parenting Patterns
Assignment 3.2 Development throughout the Life Cycle
Assignment 3.3 Defense Mechanisms

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Class # 1817 Psychology 40S M4: Cognitive Psychology
  • Topic 1: Learning
    • Lesson 1: Classical Conditioning
    • Lesson 2: Operant Conditioning
    • Lesson 3: Observational Learning
  • Topic 2: Memory
    • Lesson 4: Information Processing
  • Topic 3: Thinking and Language
    • Lesson 5: Thinking and Language
  • Topic 4: States of Consciousness
    • Lesson 6: Body Rhythms, Sleep, and Dreams
    • Lesson 7: Hypnosis and Meditation
    • Lesson 8: Drugs and Dependency
  • Topic 5: Intelligence
    • Lesson 9: Intelligence
  • Module 4 Summary
Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 4.1 Applying Classical Conditioning
Assignment 4.2 Applying Learning to Your Life
Assignment 4.3 What's their Name?
Assignment 4.4 Sleeping Case Study
Assignment 4.5 Gardener's Therory of Multiple Intelligences

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Class # 1818 Psychology 40S M5: Variations in Individual and Group Behaviour
  • Topic 1: Psychological Disorders and Treatments
    • Lesson 1: Introduction to Disorders
    • Lesson 2: Anxiety and Mood Disorders
    • Lesson 3: Dissociative, Somatoform, Schizophrenia, and Personality Disorders
    • Lesson 4: Treatment of Psychological Disorders
  • Topic 2: Social and Cultural Dimensions of Behaviour
    • Lesson 5: Social Cognition and Social Influences
    • Lesson 6: Social Relations
    • Lesson 7: Cross-cultural Psychology
  • Module 5 Summary
Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 5.1 Psychological Disorder Analysis
Assignment 5.2 Psychological Disorders Case Study
Assignment 5.3 Social Relations

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Social Studies

Canada in the Contemporary World 10F

Class # 1854 Canada in the Contemporary World 10F M1: Diversity and Pluralism in Canada

Welcome to Module 1 of Grade 9 Social Studies. In this module, you will investigate the geography of Canada, the changing Canadian population, the evolution of human rights in Canada, and the development of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. You will learn how human rights affect you as an individual and how these rights affect cultural groups within Canada.

Module 1 consists of nine lessons. Each lesson has learning activities to help you practise, review, and reflect upon what you have learned. At the end of the module, you will find an answer key for the learning activities in this module.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 1.1 Canadian Contributions to Human Rights
Assignment 1.2 First Nations Activists
Assignment 1.3 Immigrating to Canada
Assignment 1.4 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Cultures in the Media

 – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

Class # 1855 Canada in the Contemporary World 10F M2: Law, Order, and Good Governance

This module looks at democracy and government in Canada. You will study Canada’s parliamentary democracy and the responsibilities of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the federal government. You will also learn about the justice system in Manitoba, the self-government of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples, and your role as a citizen of Canada and a citizen of the world.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 2.1 Investigating a Political Party
Assignment 2.2 What is Treaty 8?
Assignment 2.3 The Face of Citizenship

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Class # 1856 Canada in the Contemporary World 10F M3: Canada in the Global Context

This module investigates Canada’s relationship with the international community. You will learn about Canada’s connections to other countries in the areas of trade, communication, environment, entertainment, and sports. You will also evaluate the media’s portrayal of world events, and assess the implications of living in an industrialized, consumer-based economy.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 3.1 Fair Trade Investigation
Assignment 3.2 Canada on the International Stage
Assignment 3.3 Discussing Canada in Afghanistan
Assignment 3.4 Living in an Industrialized Consumer Society

 – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

Class # 1857 Canada in the Contemporary World 10F M4: Canada - Opportunities and Challenges

This module looks at current issues in Canada related to citizenship, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Canadian culture and identity, demographic trends in Canada, social and technological changes that influence quality of life, Canadian-American relations, environmental stewardship, and the rights of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 4.1 Technology and Quality of Life
Assignment 4.2 Assisting Canadian in Poverty
Assignment 4.3 Canadians and the Global Community

 – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

Geographic Issues of the 21st Century 20F

Class # 1833 Geographic Issues of the 21st Century 20F M1: Geographic Literacy

Welcome to Module 1 and the beginning of your Geography course. This module will help you gain an understanding of the discipline of geography and its importance.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 1.1 Brancehs of Geography, and Place and Identity
Assignment 1.2 Global Environment Types and Environmental Responsibility

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Class # 1834 Geographic Issues of the 21st Century 20F M2: Natural Resources

This module will help you familiarize yourself with the world’s natural resources as well as issues relating to their use.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 2.1 Natural Resources

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Class # 1835 Geographic Issues of the 21st Century 20F M3: Food From the Land

This module will help you familiarize yourself with the production and the acquisition of food: a basic human necessity.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 3.1 Food from the Land

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Class # 1836 Geographic Issues of the 21st Century 20F M4: Industry and Trade

This module focuses on industry and trade in Canada, North America, and the world. You will identify current issues related to industry, trade, and globalization, and consider economic, social, and environmental impacts of your consumer choices.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 4.1 Industry and Trade

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Class # 1837 Geographic Issues of the 21st Century 20F M5: Urban Places

This module focuses on urbanization and related issues in Canada and around the world. You will become familiar with the terminology related to urbanization and consider the advantages of living in rural, remote, and urban places.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 5.1 Urban Places

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History of Canada 30F

Required: Shaping of Canada textbook (Connor, Hull and Wyatt-Anderson. Shaping Canada. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 2011)

Class # 1799 History of Canada 30F M1: First Peoples and Nouvelle-France

Welcome to Cluster 1 and the beginning of Grade 11 Canadian History. This cluster will help you gain an understanding of the role and purpose of history. It will also help you to explore the First Nations, French, and European contributions to early Canadian history. The time frame for the cluster is prehistory until 1763.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Prologue Chapter - Assignment 1.0 What is history, and why do we study it?
Chapter 1 - Assignment 1.1 Who were the First Peoples, and how did they structure their world?
Chapter 2 - Assignment 1.2 Why did the French and other Europeans come to North America, and how did they interact with First Peoples?
Chapter 3 - Assignment 1.3 How did First Peoples and Europeans interact in the Northwest, and what were the results?

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Class # 1800 History of Canada 30F M2: British North America

Welcome to Cluster 2. This cluster will help you acquire an understanding of events in Canadian history from 1763–1867. These events include British colonial rule in Canada from the end of the Seven Years War to the birth of Canada, and its effects on the people of the Northwest.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Chapter 4 - Assignment 2.1 How did British colonial rule change during this period, and what was its impact on life in North America?
Chapter 5 - Assignment 2.2 How did the fur trade, European settlement, and the rise of the Métis nation affect the lives of the peoples of the Northwest?
Chapter 6 - Assignment 2.3 Why and how was the Dominion of Canada established as a confederation of British colonies in 1867?

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Class # 1801 History of Canada 30F M3: Becoming a Sovereign Nation

Welcome to Cluster 3. The Essential Questions, learning activities, and assignments in this cluster will help you focus on events in Canadian history from 1867–1931. During this period, Canada went through many changes that eventually led to it becoming a modern nation. In this cluster you will learn about the transfer of Rupert’s Land to the Dominion after it was purchased from the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1869, investigate Canada’s relationship with the First Nations people after Confederation, and explore Canada’s development through the industrial period and how a unique Canadian identity emerged as a result of experiences on the battlefields of Europe during the First World War.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Chapter 7 - Assignment 3.1 Why did the Métis resist the westward expansion of Canada, and what were the consequences?
Chapter 8 - Assignment 3.2 How did territorial expansion, immigration, and industrialization affect the lives of men and women in Canada?
Chapter 9 - Assignment 3.3 How did Canada's relationship with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples change after Confederation?
Chapter 10 - Assignment 3.4 How was Canada's identity as a nation shaped by the First World War, and by its changing relationship to Great Britain and the world?

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Class # 1802 History of Canada 30F M4: Achievements and Challenges

Welcome to Cluster 4. In this cluster, you will focus on events in Canadian history from the Great Depression to the patriation (or gaining control) of the Constitution (1931-1982). Through the readings in Shaping Canada, the Essential Questions, and the learning activities, you will develop an understanding of how the federal government assumed more responsibility for the well-being of Canadians after the Great Depression. You will also investigate the development and impact of new political parties, the women’s movement, the labour movement, First Nations organizations, and other groups dedicated to the pursuit of social justice. During this period of Canadian history, you will notice changing definitions of the rights and duties of citizenship and the role of government, which has had major implications on life in Canada today.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Chapter 11 - Assignment 4.1 How did Canada seek to establish economic security and social justice from the period of the Great Depression to the patriation of the Constitution?
Chapter 12 - Assignment 4.2 How did the establishment of national institutions contribute to defining Canadian identity?
Chapter 13 - Assignment 4.3 How was Canada's presence on the world stage shaped by its role in the Second World War and its growing participation in the international community?
Chapter 14 - Assignment 4.4 How was Canadian federalism challenged by federal-provincial tensions and the debate over the status of Québec?

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Class # 1803 History of Canada 30F M5: Defining Contemporary Canada

This last cluster will focus on events in Canadian history from 1982 to the present. It will help you gain an understanding of the Constitution Act, the entrenchment of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and how these documents affected human rights in Canada. You will examine the growing cultural diversity of Canada and the challenges of multiculturalism. You will also investigate the effects of changes in demographic patterns, urbanization, and technology.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Chapter 15 - Assignment 5.1 How has Canada been shaped by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, cultural diversity, and demographic and technological change?
Chapter 16 - Assignment 5.2 How has the question of national unity influenced federalism, constitutional debate, and political change?
Chapter 17 - Assignment 5.3 How are the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples seeking a greater degree of cultural, political, and economic self-determination?
Chapter 18 - Assignment 5.4 How have Canada's international relations changed since 1982, and what should be its global commitments in the future?

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World Geography: A Human Perspective 40S

Class # 1818 World Geography: A Human Perspective 40S M1: World Geography Overview

Module 1 is divided into four lessons that cover topics such as the history of geography, the general role of geography as an academic discipline, the concepts of geography, the physical geography of the planet as a whole (including climate), human geography, and the differences between developed and developing countries.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 1.1 Introduction to Geography
Assignment 1.2 Cultural Study
Assignment 1.3 Development Case Study

 – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

Class # 1820 World Geography: A Human Perspective 40S M2: World Population: Characteristics, Distribution, and Growth

The knowledge you gain from your study of population distribution is necessary to understand the environmental issues related to how humans meet basic needs (food, resources, space). As well, you can use this knowledge to make educated projections about how the world population will handle future global challenges brought about by issues such as increasing populations and limited resources.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 2.1 Investigating Population
Assignment 2.2 Case Study in Current Events
Assignment 2.3 Present Challenges

 – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

Class # 1821 World Geography: A Human Perspective 40S M3: World Food Supply: Production and Distribution

The purpose of this module is to explore existing methods for increasing food production and distribution, for improving the quality of life for marginalized peoples, and for increasing the pressure on world leaders to address environmental sustainability and other challenges confronting both the developed and less-developed countries.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 3.1 Global Agricultural Production
Assignment 3.2 Food Security Investigation
Assignment 3.3 Article Analysis

 – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

Class # 1822 World Geography: A Human Perspective 40S M4: World Resources, Energy, and the Environment

The world’s supply of non-renewable resources is finite. This means that there is a limit to the available sources for non-renewable resources. You will begin the module by learning where the world’s major non-renewable resources are located.

It is important to understand where resources are located, how they are used, and what can be done to ensure both their equitable distribution now and their availability for future generations. You will be introduced to how resource and energy issues influence politics and economics, and how alternative sources of energy are influencing current events and creating possibilities for future development.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 4.1 Resources and Standard of Living
Assignment 4.2 Blood Diamonds and International Trade
Assignment 4.3 Energy Demand, Supply, and Consumption

 – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

Class # 1823 World Geography: A Human Perspective 40S M5: World Industrialization and Urbanization

This module will further explain the history of the Revolution and its impact on global economics and foreign relationships between developed and developing nations.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 5.1 Industrialization
Assignment 5.2 Urban Planning for a City
Assignment 5.3 Value Judgements

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Class # 1824 World Geography: A Human Perspective 40S M6: World Interdependence

In this brief and final module, you will focus on the big picture by examining the concept of interdependence. Most of your time will be spent on the final assignment. The purpose of this final module is to get you thinking about, and solidifying your understanding of, a range of geographical interactions and associations.

Assignment Number Assignment Title
Assignment 6.1 Research Paper

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