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Grade 11: Housing and Home Design (HLS30): Housing Needs

This guide provides resources to support student as they learn a range of issues related to housing and home design.

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Think about it.....

What factors would you need to consider if you were researching the costs of renting versus owning a home?

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VLC Bookmark

Logins for all VLC databases are found on the back of the VLC Bookmark.

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Maslow's hierarchy of needs

Where would the need for housing fit in Maslow's hierarchy of needs?  

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Suggested search terms for Destiny:

  • floor plan 
  • traffic patterns 
  • window coverings 
  • detached housing 
  • semi-detached housing 
  • transitional housing 
  • mortgage 
  • lien
  • escrow


Gr. 9-12: Ask Us/Demande Moi

Think about it.....

Climate change

What impact does climate have on people's housing needs?

Gr. 9-12: How do I start my research?

Gr. 9-12: How do I cite my sources?

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Inspiration software

Don't forget the Inspiration software found on all UCDSB computers.

This program is for visual learning:

graphic organizers, concept mapping, mind mapping, outlining, webbing, and plots and graphs.