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Interpersonal and Family Relationships 11

Interpersonal and Family Relationships 11

Course Overview

Big Ideas

Services and products can be designed through
consultation and collaboration.

Service design interests require the evaluation and refinement of problem-solving skills.

Tools and technologies can influence communications
and relationships.



The purpose of Interpersonal and Family Relationships 11 is to provide students with a broad overview of how relationships form and change. Students will explore a variety of relationships including work relationships, friendships, and committed relationships. IAFR11 examines how these relationships evolve and end, and it will also give an overview of effective communication, wellness, and safety in interpersonal relationships. The course concludes with a choice of research projects.

Where does this course fit?

  • Pre-requisite: This Grade 11 course is also open to Grade 12 and 10 students who have completed Social Studies 10.
  • Graduation Status: One of the Grade 10/11/12 ADST/Arts Education options for graduation

Course Materials

  • All resources are provided online.
  • There are notes, assignments, rubrics, links, videos, and other materials that will assist the student in their learning.

Brief Outline



Methods of Communication

The different forms of communication and the variety of ways we use communication.

Understanding Relationships

The many types of relationships and how to build and maintain successful relationships.

Marriage and Commitment Customs

How marriage varies from culture to culture and from person to person as well as how it can evolve over time.

Wellness and Safety in Relationships

Introduction to healthy and unhealthy relationships and how to differentiate between the two.

Assessment Percentage Breakdown

Assessment Type

Percentage of the Course



Learning Guides x 4


Assignments x 4


Midterm Exam


Final Exam


You have up to a year to complete your course.

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