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In Pursuit of an Identity

20-1: To what extent should nation be the foundation of identity?
20-2: Should nation be the foundation of identity?


Many of the specific outcomes related to General Outcome 1 for 20-1 and 20-2 "Students will explore the relationships among identity, nation and nationalism" may be addressed by inviting students to explore the desirability of rooting their identities—individually and collectively—in national affiliation.

Critical Challenges

Students might explore this overarching theme by completing these challenges:

Help Documents

Embedding Critical Thinking Into Teaching and Learning PDF
This document provides a definition of critical thinking, and discusses how to embed critical thinking into teaching and learning.

Definitions of Terms Used in Overarching Critical Inquiries
This document provides definitions of Overarching Critical Inquiry, Critical Challenge, Modelling the Tools, Support Material, Graphic Organizer, Assessment, and Background Information.

Meeting the Diverse Learning Needs of All Students PDF
This document provides suggestions to help teachers plan for diverse learning needs.

Reference Charts

The following charts provide a quick overview of correlations, references, and summaries for all the Critical Challenges. In the charts, the Critical Challenges are organized according to which Overarching Critical Inquiry they address.

Last updated: May 30, 2008 | (Revision History)
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