NCEA Level 2 History

12HIS
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

Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Classical Studies, NCEA Level 3 History

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.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$150 Field Trip.


Recommended Prior Learning
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
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
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. 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
A.S. 91234 v2 History 2.6 - Examine how a significant historical event affected New Zealand society
2
E
5
Y
5r,5w
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Lawyer, Judge, Politician, Human Resource Management, Public Relations, Psychologist, Journalist, Media, Military, Pastor, Social Worker, Councilor, Aid Worker, Anthropologist, Archeologist, Museum Curator, Government Worker, Marketing, Historian, Author, Policy Analyst, Tour guide, Consultant, Development Officer, Film Maker, Economist


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