HISTORY 21S - Semester 1

HIS21S
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

HISTORY 21S - Semester 2, HISTORY 31F - Full Year

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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91231 v2 History 2.3 - Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91230 v2 History 2.2 - Examine an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
I
5
Y
5r
A.S. 91229 v2 History 2.1 - Carry out an inquiry of an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
I
4
Y
4r
Total Credits

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