Year 9 Social Studies

9SS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms G. Willis

On completing this course students should be able to:
• Understand examples of how people participate in society
• Understand the significance of events to society
• Be able to explain ideas about society
• Give logical arguments
• Understand and use ideas about society
• Be actively involved in group learning
• Collect and present information
• Make value judgements about situations
• Communicate information
• Have a good knowledge of current events
• Understand strategies for problem solving
• Have numeracy skills in graphing and data usage

 Be able to better manage money


COURSE CONTENT:
Students study 4 topics – 1 per term
• Unit 1: Inspiration
• Unit 2: Sustainability
• Unit 3: Managing money
• Unit 4: Government


Course Overview

Term 1
Inspirational people

Term 2
Sustainability issues

Term 3
Managing money

Term 4
Cultural interaction

Pathway

Year 10 Social Studies

Equipment/Stationery

1 1B5
1 2B8


Recommended Prior Learning

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