HIS2
This course requires 2 options.

History - Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Warner

History is the study of events and people who have shaped the world we live in.
- The 1960's: music, politics, conflict, and the space race.  
- The Holocaust
- NZ Natural Disasters and effects
- Conspiracy theories


Course Overview

Term 1
Research assessment based upon upon a local natural disaster.

Term 2
The 1960's: music, politics, conflict, and the space race.
Conspiracy theory internal.

Term 3
The rise of the Nazi party and the Holocaust.
Perspectives internal.

Term 4
Revision and external examination focus.

Pathway

History leads to a wide array of careers. These include law, teaching, journalism, policy analyst, research and marketing, government advisory positions, criminology, and media consultancy.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$150 (overnight field trip).

Prerequisites

If you did not take a pathway course at Level 1, or achieved fewer than 12 credits in that course, you will need HOD approval.
You should have done either ENG1, HIS1, GEO1, or PSY1

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Course endorsement provides recognition for a student who has performed exceptionally well in an individual course.
Students will gain an endorsement for a course if, in a single school year, they achieve:
14 or more credits at Merit or Excellence, and
at least 3 of these credits from externally assessed standards and 3 credits from internally assessed standards.

This course is approved for University Entrance.
For a full list of UE approved subjects, go here:
https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/approved-subjects

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91233 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.5 - Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 6

A.S. 91232 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.4 - Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6

A.S. 91231 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.3 - Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 6

A.S. 91230 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.2 - Examine an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 1
Term: 2, Week: 2
Term: 2, Week: 3
Term: 2, Week: 4

A.S. 91229 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.1 - Carry out an inquiry of an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 3
Term: 1, Week: 4
Term: 1, Week: 5
Term: 1, Week: 6
Term: 1, Week: 7

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 23
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 23
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

POLICY
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