9SST

9 Social Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: P. Adams

Welcome to the Year 9 Social Studies programme. I sincerely hope that you enjoy Social Studies. We do aim as a department to improve the students knowledge and skills. The aim will be to deliver a curriculum that is interesting, informative, and relevant. The key concepts are based upon the New Zealand curriculum and its achievement objectives. This year, you can expect some homework tasks, to be given projects to complete, and weekly quizzes on key word used in Social Studies.


Course Overview

Term 1
Te Papa
Understand how people pass on and sustain culture and heritage for different reasons and that this has consequences for people.
Understand how the ways in which leadership of groups is acquired and exercised have consequences for communities and societies.

Sick As.
Understand that events have causes and effects.
Understand how people participate individually and collectively in response to community challenges.

Term 2
Amazon
Understand how the ways in which leadership of groups is acquired and exercised have consequences for communities and societies.
Understand how exploration and innovation create opportunities and challenges for people, places and environments.

Sport
Understand how producers and consumers exercise their rights and meet their responsibilities.
Understand that events have causes and effects.

Term 3
Ancient Societies
Understand how people pass on and sustain culture and heritage for different reasons and that this has consequences for people.
Understand how the ways in which leadership of groups is acquired and exercised have consequences for communities and societies.

Term 4
Super Cities
Understand how producers and consumers exercise their rights and meet their responsibilities.
Understand how formal and informal groups make decisions that impact on communities.

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Tauranga Boys’ College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.