History - Level 1

HIS1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Warner

History is the study of events and people who have shaped the world we live in.

- Origins of World War Two
- 9/11 and Terrorism
- Film in History 

- Civil Rights in the US



Course Overview

Term 1
Origins Of World War Two.
Research assessment based upon conflict.

Term 2
Black Civil Rights
Historical film study.

Term 3
Terrorism and 9 - 11
Perspectives assessment

Term 4
Revision for external examinations

Pathway

Classical Studies - Level 2, Geography - Level 2, History - Level 2, Psychology - Level 2

History is a subject that leads onto a wide variety of careers. It also provides very good research and basic communication skills which are transferrable to other subjects and careers.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$50 field-trip


Prerequisites

Open Entry. Should have Achieved in Social Studies exam.


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

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91005 v3 History 1.5 - Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 8
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91004 v3 History 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6
Term: 3, Week: 7
Term: 3, Week: 8
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91003 v3 History 1.3 - Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 8
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91002 v3 History 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 8
Term: 2, Week: 9
Term: 2, Week: 10
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91001 v3 History 1.1 - Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 9
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 1, Week: 11
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Pathway Tags

Lawyer, teaching, politics, journalism, public service, industry, tourism, researcher, archaeologist, activist, human resources, personnel management, media.


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.