XSST

Social Studies - Level 3 (Semester 2)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: P. Adams

Social Studies learning area is about how societies work and how people participate and interact with their beliefs, each other and their environment.

This courses is designed to assist those who struggle with meeting deadlines but like Social Studies. The assessments are Internally Assessed and are unit Standards.


Course Overview

Term 1
N/A

Term 2
N/A

Term 3
Gather and process information, including statistical data, in various ways.
Design and carry out studies of issues in their own communities.

Term 4
Use sensitivity and creative thinking in studies of controversial issues.
Demonstrate an awareness of the roles of culture, gender, age, ethnicity and social class differences when analysing social structures.

Prerequisites

If you choose this course you should have been close to passing Level Two or have passed Level Two with a mixture of Achievement Standards and Unit standards.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 8995 v4
NZQA Info
Evaluate a social institution
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 8991 v4
NZQA Info
Evaluate sociological theories
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 9
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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.