HIY21S

HISTORY 21S - Semester 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. Knight

Students investigate historical forces that have shaped the modern world. The main theme studied in this course are Genocides

Possible case studies include:
• The Holocaust
• Cambodia and Pol Pot
• Rwanda

Future Possibilities
The course leads to further study and research in the Social Sciences, particularly History in 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

$10 for course workbooks and possible field trip expenses

Recommended Prior Learning

Students need to have achieved in Level 1 History or English or Semester 1 of a Level 2 Social Science to be eligible to enter HIY21S History.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91233 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.5 - Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91232 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.4 - Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event 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. 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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 14
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0