Mr. Adam Noack: Families in Canada (HHS4U/4C)

Noack Classroom

COURSE DESCRIPTION (UNIVERSITY PREPARATION)

This course enables students to draw on sociological, psychological, and anthropological theories and research to analyze 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 then 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.

 

 COURSE DESCRIPTION (COLLEGE PREPARATION)

This course enables students to develop an understanding of social science theories as they apply to individual development, the development of intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will explore a range of issues relating to the development of individuals and families in contemporary Canadian society as well as in other cultures and historical periods. They will develop the investigative skills required to conduct research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child roles and relationships in Canada

 UNITS OF STUDY

  • Unit 1:  Approaches to the Study of Individuals and Families
  • Unit 2: Individuals in Early Adulthood
  • Unit 3: Intimate Relationships and Marriage in a Diverse Society
  • Unit 4: Parent-Child Relationships in a Diverse Society 
  • Unit 5: Individuals and Families from Mid-to-Late Adulthood

 

The HHS4C Course outline can be found here.

The HHS4U Course outline can be found here.

 

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Contact me at noacka@rcdsb.on.ca 

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Familes in Canada Award

 

At graduation, the Families in Canada Award is presented to a student who has demonstated a model work ethic and a spiriit dedicated to the ideals of human and family development while earning a high academic standing in the Grade 12 Families in Canada course. 

Award Winners:

2016: Jacob Johnston 

2015: Jenika Steele 

2014: Jessica Cox

2013: Joe Graham

2012: Charlie Bossy

2011: Megan Rouselle

2010: Alex Fraser

2009: Justin Collin

2008: Ashley Martin & Brianna Campbell

2007: Casey Wall 

2006: Brendan Dillon

2005: Ashley Pottekat