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Social Studies 10

Welcome to Social Studies 10!

Mr. Katsionis               Burnaby Central Secondary     

Throughout this course we will learn how major events of the past shaped the present. Additionally, we will learn explore demographic trends and how governments operate.


Unit One: Human Geography

Unit Two: Twentieth Century History

Unit Three: Government


Throughout this course we will use a variety of both Summative and Formative assessments. This will include discussions, assignments, projects, journals, quizzes and tests. Below is a breakdown of how you will be assessed in Social Studies 8

Social-Personal Responsibility             15%

Assignments/Projects                           85%

Course Expectations:

  1. Treat yourself, others, the teacher and learning space with respect.
  2. It is expected you will submit all assignments on time and to the best of your abilities.
  3. Ask questions so that we can have an engaged learning environment.
  4. There are NO cell phones permitted unless otherwise specified. Phones will be taken away for improper use.
  5. You are required to be in class on time. If you are late, come into the classroom as quietly as possible.
  6. If you are away, you are still responsible for all missed work. Consult Mr. Katsionis when this happens.
  7. Ask the teacher when you need to leave the room for a water break and/or the washroom.