12HIS

NCEA Level 2 History

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss J. Moore

History

Studying History provides a sound foundation for all career paths. Students taking this course will learn how to: develop clear, critical thinking; collect information; recognise differing points of view; and detect bias and propaganda. Students learn how individuals influence history and will be challenged to reflect on the successes and mistakes of the past in order to be better prepared for the future.


We study three of the following topics:

  • Charlie in the Jungle - Vietnam War.
  • Salvation by Grace Through Faith – The Reformation.
  • Workers of World Unite! - Russian Revolution.
  •  Search for the Holy Grail - The Crusades.
  • For King and Country - Battles of WW1



Subject Overview

Term 1
Charlie in the Jungle - Vietnam War.

Term 2
Salvation by Grace Through Faith – The Reformation.

Term 3
For King and Country - Battles of WW1

Term 4
One of the following topics:

Search for the Holy Grail - The Crusades.
For King and Country - Battles of WW1

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$150 Field Trip.

Recommended Prior Learning

  • Prerequisite: 15 credits in Level 1 History. Or at the TIC of History's discretion.

Pathway

History provides a solid foundation for a range of academic and career pathways. Our focus on academic writing, critical thinking and research skills prepares students for future university study.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91233 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.5 - Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91234 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.6 - Examine how a significant historical event affected New Zealand society

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 28
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 28
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 28
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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