Social Studies- Level 3 (Semester 1)

XSST
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Adams

NB: You must select an even number of Semester Courses.

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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 9003 v4 Conduct an independent quantitative sociological enquiry
3
I
6
U.S. 28121 v2 Evaluate a social process
3
I
4
Total Credits

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

Disclaimer

POLICY
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