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49 Terrace Street

Sydney, Nova Scotia

B1P 2L4

Phone(902) 562-5464

Fax(902) 564-4472

E-Mail:

 sydacademy@gnspes.ca

 

 


Guidance Office:

 

Phone:  (902) 562-7047

Fax: (902) 562-3747

 

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Rhonda Ferguson

Child Studies 11  Course overview: Through this course students will examin and gain knowledge of parenting styles and family relationships, an understanding of human growth and development,  knowledge about the needs of  infants and children, knowledge of community connections that support the care and welfare of children, career opportunities related to the care and welfare of children, and knowledge of child development theories and theorists.   Assessment and Evaluation: Students will be evaluated through a variety of in-class assignments, projects, and tests. in-class assignments 40% tests 60%  Communication Methods: Communication with parents/guardians will be through the use of  Report Cards and Parent/Teacher meetings.  Parents/guardians may also make contact by phone 562-5464   If any questions or concerns arise regarding the course or the progress of a child in this course, parents can contact the teacher at the school at 562-5464, or use the email available through staff site.      

Sociology 12 Course overview: Sociology 12 is designed to introuce students to the scientific study of human society and interaction. The course consists of five units that provide a bro overview of the feild of study. The following topics will be covered:: culture: a shared human experience, socialiation: the shaping of human behavior, social organiation, and social control: deviant and conformist behaviour.   Assessment and evaluation: Students will be evaluated through various inclass assignments, tests, and a final exam. inclass assignments 10% tests 60% exam 30%   Communication methods: Communication with parents/guardians will be through the use of report cars and parent-teacher meetings.  Parents/guardians may also make contact by phone 562-5654. If any questions or concerns arise regarding the course or the progress of a child in this course, parents can contact the teacher at the school at 562-5464, or use the email available through the staff site.        

African Canadian Studies 11: Course description: Through this course students will: gain an understanding of the diversity of Africa and various African cultures, learn the meaning of ethnocentrism, Eurocentrism and Afrocentrism and examin the implications of these ideas in the context of history, and gain understanding ot the history of the pre-colonial kingdoms up to the Transatlantic Slave Trade.  They will examine and gain understanding of the impact of colonial expansion on the African diaspora, and gain knowledge and an understanding of the conditions of enslavement, and the implications of enslavement on African Canadian settlement. Students will also analyse the struggle of people of African escent for the pursuit of civil rights and equality. Assessment: Students will be evaluated through a variety of in-class assignments, projects, tests, and an exam. In-class assignments 30% Tests 50% Exam 20%   Communication methods: Communication with parents/guardians will be through the use of report cars and parent-teacher meetings.  Parents/guardians may also make contact by phone 562-5654. If any questions or concerns arise regarding the course or the progress of a child in this course, parents can contact the teacher at the school at 562-5464, or use the email available through the staff site.        

Health and Human Services Course overview: Through this course students wil gain knowledge of the six dimensions of health and wellness, and an understanding of the importance of balance of these dimensios. Students will also examine the tweleve eterminants of health, and gain an understanding how these determinants impact the health of individuals. Students will gain an unerstanding of essential characteristics dersirable for people who work in ocupations or careers in health and human service, as well as identify and examin various health and human service careers and occupations.  Assessment: Students will be evaluated through a variety of in-class assignments, projects, tests, and an exam. In-class assignments 40% Tests 60%   Communication methods: Communication with parents/guardians will be through the use of report cars and parent-teacher meetings. Parents/guardians may also make contact by phone 562-5654. If any questions or concerns arise regarding the course or the progress of a child in this course, parents can contact the teacher at the school at 562-5464, or use the email available through the staff site.  

Canadian History 11 Course Overview: Through this course students will gain knowledge on the Impact Contact had on Aboriginal societies, The First World War helped to shape Canada's Identity, the changes in Canada's Identity from World War 1 to the Second World War. Students will gain an understanding of Canada's place in the Global Economy and how Canada's Economy has evolved. 

Assessment: Students will be evaluated through a variety of in-class assignments, projects, essays, tests, and a final exam. Inclass assignments 10% tests 60% exam 30%  

Communication methods: Communication with parents/guardians will be through the use of report cars and parent-teacher meetings.  Parents/guardians may also make contact by phone 562-5654. If any questions or concerns arise regarding the course or the progress of a child in this course, parents can contact the teacher at the school at 562-5464, or use the email available through the staff site.

 

Social Studies 9 Course Overview: Through this course students will gain knowledge on the diversity found throughtout Atlantic Canada. How to find locations using Latitude and Longitude. How to use a 6 Digit Reference Grid. Students will gain an understanding of Distances and Location using Time Zones throughtout Canada and the World.  

Assessment: Students will be evaluated through a variety of in-class assignments, projects, essays, tests, and a final exam. Inclass assignments 10% tests 60% exam 30%  

Communication methods: Communication with parents/guardians will be through the use of report cars and parent-teacher meetings.  Parents/guardians may also make contact by phone 562-5654. If any questions or concerns arise regarding the course or the progress of a child in this course, parents can contact the teacher at the school at 562-5464, or use the email available through the staff site.