History - Level 2

HIS2
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

Classical Studies - Level 3, Geography - Level 3, History - Level 3, Psychology - Level 3

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

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91233 v2 History 2.5 - Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 6
2
E
5
Y
5r,5w
A.S. 91232 v2 History 2.4 - Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6
2
I
5
Y
5r
A.S. 91231 v2 History 2.3 - Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 6
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91230 v2 History 2.2 - Examine an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 1
Term: 2, Week: 2
Term: 2, Week: 3
Term: 2, Week: 4
2
I
5
Y
5r
A.S. 91229 v2 History 2.1 - Carry out an inquiry of an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 3
Term: 1, Week: 4
Term: 1, Week: 5
Term: 1, Week: 6
Term: 1, Week: 7
2
I
4
Y
4r
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Urban/Regional Planner, Immigration Officer, Intelligence Officer, Construction and Infrastructure, Geospatial Specialist, Survey Technician, Surveyor, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Geologist, Meteorologist, Travel Agent/Adviser, Historian, Retail Manager, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Translator, Archivist, Conservator, Curator, Librarian, Library Assistant, Author, Journalist, Elected Government Representative, Policy Analyst, Barrister, Judge, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Records Adviser, Retail and Personal Services, Town Planner, Teaching, Demographer, Tourist Operator, Tourism Industry, Archaeologist, Anthropologist, Resource Management, Diplomat, Sociologist, Film maker, Lawyer, Social Work, Survey Tech


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.