Course Description for HHS4U Grade 12 Families in Canada Online Course

 

Grade 12 Families in Canada (HHS4U) enables students to draw on sociological, psychological, and anthropological theories and research to analyse the development of individuals, intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will focus on issues and challenges facing individuals and families in Canada’s diverse society. They will develop analytical tools that enable them to assess various factors affecting families and to consider policies and practices intended to support families in Canada. They will develop the investigative skills required to conduct and communicate the results of research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child relationships.

 

Summary of Units and Timelines for Grade 12 Families in Canada HHS4U

 

Below is the suggested sequence of course unit delivery as well as the recommended number of hours to complete the respective unit.  For complete details of targeted expectations within each unit and activity, please see each Unit Overview found in the HHS4U course profile.

 

Unit Order

Unit Name

Suggested Time

Unit 1

 RESEARCH AND INQUIRY SKILLS

27 hours

Unit 2

THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON DEVELOPMENT

27 hours

Unit 3

THE IMPACT OF NORMS