HIS201

NCEA Level 2 History 201

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Pryde


History 201
The course builds on the knowledge and skills students learnt in HIS101. This course is a study of major events from the twentieth century. Students will develop inquiry, critical thinking and communication skills. Students will also develop skills of essay writing and interpretation of primary and secondary sources.



Course Overview

Term 1
Students will be taught a history topic, begin developing interpretation and writing skills using historical ideas. They will also work through their first internal assessment which is a research based task.

Term 2
Students will be taught a further history topic which will be linked to essay development and interpretation skills, plus carry out with at least one further internal assessment.

Term 3
Students will be learning about the skills of source interpretation and essay writing in preparation for the external exams. A school exam will likely be held this term. Students may also be completing the third and final internal assessment on perspectives.

Term 4
Preparing for the external examinations.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There may be an optional field trip

Recommended Prior Learning

Compulsory: 10 credits in HIS101 or 12 credits in English, or at the discretion of the T.I.C or HOD.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 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
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 6
Term: 1, Week: 7
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 1, Week: 9

A.S. 91230 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.2 - Examine an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 1
Term: 2, Week: 2
Term: 2, Week: 3

A.S. 91231 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.3 - Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

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
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 1
Term: 3, Week: 2
Term: 3, Week: 3
Term: 3, Week: 4

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

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 23
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 23
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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