Financial Literacy in Action: Canadian & World Studies

The resources below are organized by grade, but the videos, teaching and learning examples and other resources found within can be useful in numerous teaching and learning situations across different subjects.

Videos, Viewer Guides and Lesson Plans    

Grade 9 Geography    

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Geography and Global Connections   MP4
     
• Ethical Investing and Consumer Power   MP4
     
• Making Global Connections   MP4
     
• Educator and Expert Reflections   MP4
     
Transcript   PDF
     
Viewer Guide   PDF
     
Viewer Guide for Professional Learning Facilitators   PDF
     
Lesson Plan   PDF
Grade 11 & 12 Canadian and World Studies    

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Canadian and World Studies – Economics and Geography
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• Analysing Current Economic Issues (CIA4U)   MP4
     
• Travel and Tourism: A Regional Geographic Perspective (CGG3O)   MP4
     
Transcript   PDF
     
Viewer Guide   PDF
     
Viewer Guide for Professional Learning Facilitators   PDF
     
Lesson Plan – Analysing Current Economic Issues (CIA4U)   PDF
     
Lesson Plan – Travel and Tourism: A Regional and Geographic Perspective (CGG3O)   PDF


Teaching and Learning Examples    

Grade 9 Canadian and World Studies (Geography):
Financial Literacy in Geography (CGC1P)
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Subject/Division Association Supporting Materials    

Ontario Association for Geographic and Environmental Education (OAGEE)

  • Grade 9 Canadian and World Studies – English Language Learners (CGC1D) – The Importance of Financial Literacy for New Canadians
  • Grade 9 Canadian and World Studies (CGC1D) – Socially Responsible Mutual Funds
  • Grade 9 Canadian and World Studies (CGC1P) – The “Cost of Living”: Using city comparisons to explore the variances in cost of living
  • Grade 9 Canadian and World Studies (CGC1P) – “Choices in Using Electricity”: Understanding and Making Personal Choices in Household Electricity Usage
  • Grade 9 Canadian and World Studies (CGC1P) –“What is in your Cell phone”: Understanding the materials and construction of cell phones – Are they a sustainable product?
  • Grade 11 Canadian and World Studies (CGG3O) – “Planning an Ecotourism Trip”: Understanding and making personal decisions and budget
  • Grade 12 Canadian and World Studies E (CGR4M) – “Your Personal Energy Costs”: Understanding and making personal decisions and budget to your energy consumption
  • Grade 12 Canadian and World Studies (CGW4U) – “The Debt Crisis: Understanding how the global debt crisis is affecting personal choices

Ontario History and Social Sciences Teachers' Association/Ontario History, Humanities and Social Science Consultants' Association (OHASSTA/OHHSSCA)

  • Grade 10 Canadian and World Studies (CHC2D)- The Golden Era of Canadian History – the 1950s
  • Grade 10 Canadian and World Studies (CHC2D)- The Golden Era of Canadian History – The Roaring 20s and Dirty 30s: The 1929 Stock Market Crash
  • Grade 10 Canadian and World Studies (CHC2P)- The Golden Era of Canadian History – Canada in the 1980s: The Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (CUSFTA)
  • Grade 10 Canadian and World Studies (CHC2P)- The Golden Era of Canadian History – From Muscle Cars to compact cars: Driving through the 1970s
  • Grade 10 Canadian and World Studies (CHV2O)- Social, Ethical and Environmental Implications of a City Budget and Connections to Active Citizenship
  • Grade 10 Canadian and World Studies (CHV2O)- Connecting Personal Finances to Global Issues
  • Grade 12 Canadian and World Studies (CIA4U)- Federal election and Canada’s Economic Goals
  • Grade 11 Canadian and World Studies (CIC3E) - Borrowing
  • Grade 11 Canadian and World Studies (CIE3M) – Show them the Money: Ms. Alatta Dough and the Financial Advisors
  • Grade 12 Canadian and World Studies (CLN4U) – The Costs of Justice
  • Grade 11 Canadian and World Studies (CLU3M) – Methods of Legal Inquiry and Communication
  • Grade 11 Canadian and World Studies (CLU3M) – Law in Your Life
  • Grade 11 Canadian and World Studies (CLU3M) – Being Cyber Smart
  • Grade 12 Canadian and World Studies (HSB4M) – Challenges & Changes of the Baby Boom and Echo Boom
  • Grade 12 Canadian and World Studies (HSB4M) – Social Change: Poverty and Affluence in Canada
  • Grade 12 Canadian and World Studies (HSP4M) – Social Structures and Institutions: Employment in Canada