HISTORY 21S - Semester 2

HIY21S
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 is 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

CLASSICAL STUDIES 31F - Full Year, HISTORY 31F - Full Year

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

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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. 91232 v2 History 2.4 - Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
I
5
Y
5r
A.S. 91233 v2 History 2.5 - Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event
2
E
5
Y
5r,5w
Total Credits

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