XSST

Social Studies- Level 3 (Semester 1)

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.

History Research and Understanding. Construct a Research Folder and produce a Chapter of a text on that topic.



Course Overview

Term 1
Develop your knowledge and skills which enable you to investigate social life.
Develop a sociological understanding of the importance of society and culture and an appreciation of how your own society and culture impact upon you.

Term 2
Develop your awareness of cultural diversity within New Zealand.
Participate effectively in New Zealand's changing social political and economic environment.

Term 3
N/A

Term 4
N/A

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: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 28121 v2
NZQA Info
Evaluate a social process
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 9003 v4
NZQA Info
Conduct an independent quantitative sociological enquiry
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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