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Posted: February 15, 2019


Thu, Feb 21/19 1:58 pm

Chapter 1: Finding Your Way 

·         Know all vocabulary 

·         Physical vs. cultural features = be able to give examples

 ·         Know how to use coordinates on a topographic map; be able to locate physical/cultural features

 ·         Know how to find a city using latitude/longitude; know how to give latitude/longitude coordinates for a city

 ·         Know how to follow directions on a large-scale city map 

·         Know names of all four provinces AND their capital cities

Posted: February 12, 2019


Wed, Feb 20/19 8:35 am

FORMAT (50pts)

Multiple Choice (15pts)

True or False (8pts)

Matching (5pts)

Short Answer Questions (12pts)

Case Study (10pts)


SHORT ANSWER.  Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question.

1)  Identify two principal differences between laws and rules. 

2)  Describe the three main components that make up the rule of law.  

3)  Outline the differences between the law and justice. 

4)  Identify four characteristics of justice.   

5)  What was the feudal system? Explain how it worked.   

6)  Outline the contributions of Henry II to the development of Canadian law.   

7)  Briefly describe the origins of the common law.   

8)  Why is the Magna Carta of such great importance in law today?  

9)  What is a writ of habeas corpus? Explain its purpose.   

10)  What is the central difference between Babylonian and Hebrew law? 









Analysis (x2)






Specific, developed analysis and insightful 



Analysis is generally sound but could be more specific or insightful in some areas.



General and/or undeveloped analysis.


Analysis is sparse and lacks insight.


No relevant analysis and insightful observations made.


Supporting Details








Support information is related to analysis and supportive of the topic/subject.


Support information has minor weaknesses relative to analysis and/or support of the topic/subject.


Support information has major weaknesses relative to analysis and/or support of the topic/subject.


An attempt has been made to add support information, but it was unrelated or confusing.


No support information found or irrelevant.


 Focus & Relevance to Canadian Identity (x2)







Maintains focus on topic/subject throughout response.  Strong explanation of how painting shows Canadian identity.


May exhibit minor lapses in focus on topic/subject.  Consistent and clear explanation of how this painting represents a Canadian identity.


May lose or may exhibit major lapses in focus on topic/subject.  Begins an explanation of how this painting represents a Canadian identity.


May fail to establish focus on topic/subject.  Minimal mention of Canadian identity represented by painting.


No analytical focus found.  No mention of how painting relates/shows Canadian identity.


Writing Fluency: Clear, Concise, Correct






Demonstrates skillful writing fluency, exhibits few or no mechanical errors.


Demonstrates reasonable writing fluency, exhibits few mechanical errors.  


Writing fluency is lacking, exhibits several mechanical errors.  


Demonstrates minimal writing fluency, exhibits numerous mechanical errors.  


Writing is not fluent-- unreadable.

Due Date: 

Friday, February 15, 2019


Tue, Feb 19/19 9:42 am

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Canadian Identity

Below are a list of possible topics/questions that may appear on the test.  By no means are they guaranteed or is this list everything that may appear.  Students are responsible for all things discussed/completed in class and all material covered in Chapter 1. 

-What is Canadian Identity?

-5 Factors that influence identity = p.2(purple section)

-Canadian symbols = be prepared to draw or name

-art forms = notes & pp.5-9

-First Nations art = notes or p.5

-French Art = notes or p.6

-British Art = notes or p.6

-What is the CRTC? = notes or p.10

-Vocabulary-Analyze song lyrics(will be given lyrics for a song played in class) for aspects of Canadian identity. 

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