Social Studies 9

Course Description

In Social Studies 9, students explore the themes of Interactions and Interdependence, Resources and Wealth, Dynamic Relations, and Power and Authority through the lens of past societies such as Feudal Japan, the Vikings, and the Aztecs, among others. Students learn how to make connections to contemporary times and the overarching characteristics of civilizations. Historical thinking concepts such as historical significance, continuity & change, evidence, cause and consequence, and perspective form the basis of critical thought in the course. The content will be delivered through lesson videos, printed notes, activities and textbook readings.

Units of Study

  • Archeology & Historical Skills
  • Early Civilizations
  • The Medieval World
  • Civilizations Contact and Change
  • Roots of Canadian Society

Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC

E-Text - Pearson’s Pathways: Civilizations through Time 2nd Edition
Social Studies 9 Student Workbooks

Obtained by Student



Learning Mentor Required

Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous


Grade 9

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