History Level 1

L1HIS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Peterson



This course builds on skills learnt in Social Studies in the junior school as well as introducing students to key historical concepts as a basis for ongoing history study. The course involves the study of various events and turning points from the 20th Century including the Rise of Hitler, History of Gangs in New Zealand and Black Civil Rights. The course offers both internal and externally assessed standards with a focus on research, essay writing and source interpretation.


Pathway

Architecture Studies Level 2, Geography Level 2, History Level 2

Recommended Prior Learning

This course has Open Entry, however a keen interest in local, national and global modern history will be beneficial.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91001 v3 History 1.1 - Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91002 v3 History 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91003 v3 History 1.3 - Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
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
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91005 v3 History 1.5 - Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event
1
E
4
Y
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Barrister, Policy Analyst, Archivist, Youth Worker, Corrections Officer, Secondary School Teacher, Judge, Teacher Aide, Intelligence Officer, Counsellor, Emergency Management Officer, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Personal Assistant, Early Childhood Teacher, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Fishery Officer, Helicopter Pilot, Private Teacher/Tutor, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Historian, Conservator, Curator, Records Adviser, Librarian, Library Assistant