NCEA Level 3 History

13HIS
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:

• Muskets, Missionaries and Misunderstandings - Nineteenth Century New Zealand.
• Clash of the Superpowers –The Cold War.
• Fasten Your Tinfoil Hats!! – Conspiracy Theories.


This course includes a field trip to the Bay of Islands as part of the Nineteenth Century New Zealand unit.


Subject Overview

Term 1
Muskets, Missionaries and Misunderstandings - Nineteenth Century New Zealand.

Field Trip to the Bay of Islands

Term 2
Clash of the Superpowers –The Cold War.

Term 3
Fasten Your Tinfoil Hats!! – Conspiracy Theories

Term 4
Preparation for Examinations

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$260 for a field trip.


Recommended Prior Learning

Prerequisite: 20 credits NCEA Level 2 History or TIC’s discretion.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91434 v2 History 3.1 - Research an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders, using primary and secondary sources
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91435 v2 History 3.2 - Analyse an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91436 v2 History 3.3 - Analyse evidence relating to an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91437 v2 History 3.4 - Analyse different perspectives of a contested event of significance to New Zealanders
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91438 v2 History 3.5 - Analyse the causes and consequences of a significant historical event
3
E
6
Y
6r,6w *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 25

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 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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