Social Studies - Level 1

SST1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: P. Adams

Level 1 (Year 11) Social Studies is an introduction to the Social Sciences and will involve the learning of skills and knowledge from more than one Social Science discipline.

Level 1 Social Studies will provide students with the opportunity to achieve a combination of Achievement Standards and Unit Standards taken from Geography, History, Art History and Sociology.



Course Overview

Term 1
Natural Disasters: Earth, Fire, Wind and Water (earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes and floods) – a Geography focus

Term 2
1981 Springbok Tour: An in-depth look at events that shaped a nation – a History and Sociology focus

Term 3
Researching students’ attitudes and behaviour (social research) – a Sociology focus

Term 4
Revision and extension

Pathway

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

Prerequisites

Open Entry


Credit Information

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. 91043 v2 Social Studies 1.5 - Describe a social justice and human rights action
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 8
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91042 v3 Social Studies 1.4 - Report on personal involvement in a social justice and human rights action
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91013 v2 Geography 1.7 - Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
1
I
3
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: 2, Week: 6
1
I
4
Y
U.S. 9001 v4 Conduct a directed quantitative sociological enquiry
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 8
1
I
5
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Curator, Journalist, Planner, District council, Nurse, Doctor, Historian, Environmental Officer, Primary Industries, Teacher, Politician, Researcher, Policy maker, Flight attendant, Administration, Environment, Public Relations Manager, Trades, Armed Forces.


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.