History and Citizenship
Over the course of their High School education, Hebrew Academy students will develop the following competencies in History and Citizenship:
- Examine social phenomena from a historical perspective
- Interpret social phenomena using the historical method
- Develop a social consciousness of citizenship through the study of history
Cycle One students study General History from sedentarization to today. In Secondary III, students learn Canadian History starting from the Pre-Columbian era to today. Students use the textbook Carnet d’histoire by Julie Charrette and Marie-Josée d’Amour in Cycle One and Question d’histoire by Charrette-Daniel-Dujardin and Vigneault in Secondary III. A variety of teaching tools are employed, including texts, Powerpoint presentations, media articles, discussions, oral presentations and individual and group research assignments.