History - Level 3

HIS3
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Warner

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

This is a broad survey and will cover:
• The Cold War and the Nuclear Age
• NZ Land Wars
• Prohibition and the 1920's
• The Mau Mau Movement in Kenya


Course Overview

Term 1
The Cold War and the Nuclear Age

Term 2
NZ Wars
Internal Assessment 2.1 and 2.2 (10 Credits Total)

Term 3
Prohibition and the 1920's
The Mau Mau Movement in Kenya

Term 4
Revision and External exams.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$40 Field Trip
$300 for a possible field trip to the Bay of Islands to study the Land Wars.


Prerequisites

If you did not take a pathway course at Level 2, or achieved fewer than 14 credits in that course, you will need HOD approval.


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. 91438 v2 History 3.5 - Analyse the causes and consequences of a significant historical event
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 7
3
E
6
Y
6r,6w *
A.S. 91436 v2 History 3.3 - Analyse evidence relating to an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 7
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91435 v2 History 3.2 - Analyse an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 6
Term: 2, Week: 7
Term: 2, Week: 8
Term: 2, Week: 9
Term: 2, Week: 10
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91434 v2 History 3.1 - Research an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders, using primary and secondary sources
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 6
Term: 1, Week: 7
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 1, Week: 9
Term: 1, Week: 10
3
I
5
Y
5r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 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.