HIS21S

HISTORY 21S - Semester 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. Knight

Students investigate historical forces that have shaped the modern world. The main themes studied in this semester are Discrimination and Persecution and the development of New Zealand's identity.

Possible case studies include:
• Peace and Protest
• Conspiracy theories in History
• New Zealand's Involvement in WWI

It also develops the student's ability to write concisely.

Future Possibilities
The course leads to further study and research in the Social Sciences, particularly History in Semester Two, Year 13 and beyond. History is an excellent grounding for careers in journalism, law, publishing, broadcasting, management, teaching and any job requiring developed communication and investigative skills.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$8.00 for course workbooks, print credit for Research Internal and possible field trip costs

Recommended Prior Learning

Students need to have achieved in Level 1 History or English to be eligible to enter 21S History.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 13 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91231 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.3 - Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91230 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.2 - Examine an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91229 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.1 - Carry out an inquiry of an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 13
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 13
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 13
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0