Grade 9 Resources

Grade 9 students research and study what constitutes a society. This year of study has students looking to the past to determine the impact of history on present day societal structuring. Students explore the historical societies of Macedonia, Rome, England, Spain, France, and Mongolia.
Through the study of earlier societies, students analyze the impacts of empire building, territorial expansion and colonialism on various indigenous populations. In their research, students compare the factors that shape worldviews including time, place, culture, language, religion, gender identity, socio-economic situations and education, and how these factors are expressed in daily life.

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Ressources fransaskoises

To see how the resources fit together, check out the Concentus Continuum of Study PDF.

Additional Tools

Grades 9 – 12

Citizenship Education Instructional Strategies Resource

Concentus citizenship inquiries invite teachers and students to meet K-12 Social Studies, History, and Native Studies outcomes in the context of rich units of inquiry. The inquiries themselves are means of cultivating the Essential Citizenship Competencies (ECCs) integral to justice-oriented citizenship.

Understanding by Design

The Teacher Toolkit is an assortment of workplans, strategies, and tactics developed by teachers across Saskatchewan using the Concentus Citizenship Education Resources. They are offered as suggestions to support the use of the resources.

More content will be added on an ongoing basis.

Grades K - 3

Grade Level: 2/3

Water is Life

Grade 3 students begin to investigate the responsibilities that occur through their connections to their school, community, and environment. They explore the interdependence of communities and the land and begin to examine how to fulfill their responsibility to care for their environment. Students begin to develop opinions about environmental stewardship and are encouraged to act on those beliefs.

Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level: K-3

Water is Life

Grade 3 students begin to investigate the responsibilities that occur through their connections to their school, community, and environment. They explore the interdependence of communities and the land and begin to examine how to fulfill their responsibility to care for their environment. Students begin to develop opinions about environmental stewardship and are encouraged to act on those beliefs.

Grades 6 - 9

Grade Level: 7/8

Citizenship Journal and Teacher Resource 

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ECC Wrap

Grades K – 4, 5 – 12

The Essential Citizenship Competencies (ECCs) provide a framework to explore questions of citizenship. The ECC Wrap is a thinking strategy that presents questions to support reading, thinking, and learning about a text, an experience, or an issue using a structured process. Students are invited to place the situation or issue in the centre and wrap it in ECC questions. As they collaborate to answer these questions, teachers have seen student understanding slowly and steadily broaden and deepen. These questions can be included in your planning, learning, and assessment to deepen students’ justice orientation. Use the suggested grade level option that works best for your students.

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Grade 9 Resources