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Social Studies 30-1Unit One: Identity and Ideology
Beliefs and Values
In this three-part assignment, you will review the factors that influence your beliefs and values, consider the primary influences on your own beliefs, and examine various perspectives on beliefs and identity.
Be sure to complete all three parts and proofread your work before you submit it. Total marks: 43
Part One 18 marks
Several factors can influence how someone feels or what someone holds as important.
Your textbook, Perspectives on Ideologies, identifies several factors that can influence what people believe and values. After reading pages 32-46, complete the chart below. The first one has been completed for you.
Factor Your Explanation of the Factor(In your own words)
2 marks each Personal Example of how each factor has influenced your beliefs and values.(In point form)
1 mark each
A culture is something that pertains to a group of people with similar language and background. The word can be used to describe their values, beliefs, and way of living. ancestors were Scottish/English pioneers to the Peace country
valued hard work and family life
enjoyed participation in the arts
were tolerant of other cultures Gender < > < > Religion and spirituality < > < > Environment < > < > Relationship to the land < > < > Language < > < > Media < > < >
Part Two 10 marks
Choose the three factors from the list above that have had the most powerful influence on your personal beliefs and values. In a paragraph of no less than five sentences, explain how each factor has influenced your beliefs and values and how they have shaped your identity, either individual or collective.
Discussions Ideas and Support
7.5 Communication of Ideas
2.5 The student… Excellent provides thoughtful ideas and thorough explanations
uses support that is specific, relevant, and accurate
demonstrates a confident and perceptive understanding of the assigned task
7.5 writes fluently; organizes effectively
uses vocabulary that is precise, accurate, and effective
controls confidently sentence construction, grammar, and mechanics
2.5 Proficient provides meaningful ideas and appropriate explanations
uses support that is relevant and appropriate but which may contain minor errors
demonstrates a proficient and clear understanding of the assigned task
6 writes clearly; organizes proficiently
uses vocabulary that is specific, accurate, and appropriate
controls proficiently sentence construction, grammar, and mechanics
2 Satisfactory provides straightforward ideas and general explanations
uses support that is relevant but general and/or incompletely developed
demonstrates an acceptable understanding of the assigned task
4.5 writes generally clearly; organizes functionally
uses vocabulary that is appropriate and generally accurate, but not specific
controls satisfactorily sentence construction, grammar, and mechanics; minor errors do not interfere seriously with communication
1.5 Limited provides ideas and/or explanations that are limited and over-generalized
uses support that is superficial and may not be always relevant
demonstrates a limited understanding of the assigned task
3 writes unevenly and/or incompletely
use vocabulary that is general and/or imprecise and/or inappropriate
has faltering control of sentence construction, grammar, and mechanics
Poor provides ideas and/or explanations that are minimal and/or tangential
uses support, if present, that is superficial, incomplete, and/or marginally relevant
demonstrates a minimal understanding of the assigned task
1.5 writes unclearly; disorganized
uses vocabulary that is ineffective and frequently incorrect
lacks control of sentence construction, grammar, and mechanics
Part Three 15 marks
Read each of the three sources carefully. Choose one source to write about.
To what extent do you agree with the perspective reflected in the source?
Write a point form outline in which you
Analyze the source to demonstrate an understanding of the perspective reflected in the source (explain what the source says about the relationship between beliefs and values and your identity)
Establish and argue a position in response to the question presented
Support your position and arguments by using evidence from your knowledge and understanding of social studies
Source Selected: Author < > Analysis of the source
< > Your position
< > Arguments in favour of your position
< > Evidence in support of your arguments
Analysis of Source (5 marks) Argumentation (5 marks) Evidence (5 marks) Excellent
5 Analysis of the source is insightful and sophisticated.
Relationship to the perspective is comprehensively demonstrated. Judiciously chosen and developed arguments convincingly support the position taken.
Argumentation is consistent and compelling, demonstrating an insightful understanding.
The relationship between the position, argumentation, and perspective presented is perceptively developed. Evidence is sophisticated and deliberately chosen and thoroughly and comprehensively discussed, revealing an insightful understanding
The relative absence of error is impressive. Proficient
4 Analysis of the source is sound and adept.
Understanding of the source and its relationship to the perspective is capably demonstrated. Purposefully chosen and developed arguments persuasively support the position taken.
Argumentation is logical and capably developed, demonstrating a sound understanding.
The relationship between the position taken, argumentation, and the perspective presented is clearly developed. Evidence is specific and purposefully chosen and capably and adeptly discussed, revealing a solid understanding
Evidence may contain some minor errors. Satisfactory
3 Analysis of the source is straightforward and conventional. Understanding of the source and its relationship to the perspective is adequately demonstrated. Appropriately chosen and developed argument(s) generally support the position taken.
Argumentation is straightforward and conventional, demonstrating an adequate understanding of the assignment.
The relationship between the position taken, argumentation, and the perspective presented is generally developed. Evidence is conventional and straightforward, discussed in a basic way, revealing an acceptable understanding.
The evidence may contain minor errors and/or a mixture of relevant and extraneous information.
2 Analysis of the source is incomplete or lacks depth.
of the source and its relationship to the perspective is superficial and lacks development. Argumentation is confusing and/or largely unrelated to the position taken.
Argumentation is repetitive, contradictory, simplistic, and/or based on uninformed belief.
Relationship between the position taken, argumentation, and the perspective presented is superficially developed. Evidence is potentially relevant but is unfocused and/or incompletely developed, revealing a superficial and/or confused understanding.
Evidence contains inaccuracies and/or extraneous detail.
1 Minimal analysis of the source.
Understanding of the source and its relationship to the perspective is disjointed, inaccurate, or vague. If arguments are presented, there is little or no relationship to the position taken.
Argumentation is irrelevant and/or illogical.
Relationship between the position taken, argumentation, and the perspective presented is minimally developed. Evidence is either irrelevant and/or inaccurate with a minimal or scant discussion, revealing a lack of understanding.
The evidence contains major and revealing errors.
Alberta Distance Learning Centre
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
If you don't have solid beliefs, you cannot build a stable life. Beliefs are like the foundation of a building, and they are the foundation to build your life upon.
Alfred A. Montapert
Source 3: When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.
Relationship between the position taken, argumentation, and the perspective presented is minimally