IN9.4

Catholic Faith Permeation for this outcome:
  • Explain the influence of worldview on personal choices, decisions, and interactions using the Catholic worldview as a guide.
    • This lesson follows closely the suggested activity in that found in the "old" Social 90 Saskatchewan Education Curriculum Guide
    • Students will brainstorm a number of issues, choices, decisions that they face in their lives.
      • The teacher can direct or guide the session along the topics found within the six belief of the worldview.
    • After a generous amount of ideas have been generated the class will narrow them down to at least one if not two that fit into each worldview belief category.
    • Students will then take those issues and discuss how their Catholic beliefs and worldview guide them when making decisions as how to proceed or act.
      • This can be done in groups, pairs, alone or as a whole class.
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Indicator:

a. Explain the influence of worldview on personal choices, decisions, and interactions (e.g., choice of friends, choice of fashion, the significance of education, participation or non-participation in events, choice of pastimes and recreational activities, approaches to nature and ecology, approaches to consumerism.

General Resources:

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

  • Power point available from FNMI Reps: "The Medicine Wheel"
  • These teachings include the gifts from the four directions, the importance of balance, the role of 'free will', and your duty to yourself.
  • Inquiry: The "Virtues" as a traditional way of life.
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Indicator:

b. Territorial expansion, colonization, or empire-building in the societies studied, and assess the impact of such activities on the indigenous cultures and peoples.

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Indicator:

c. Explain how the worldview of Canadian First Nations, including the value placed on harmony and trust, led to the signing of Treaties.

General Resources:

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

  • Use the "Order of Creation" in the power point on Spirituality. Provide information on how: "Humanity is the most dependent life form" and the resulting beliefs - e.g. Sharing; gifts; no ownership; spirit world; etc.
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Indicator:

d. Judge the influence and impact of worldview on the progress or decline of the societies studied.

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