NCEA Level 1 History 101

HIS101
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Pryde

History 101
The course develops student ability to think like an historian. This learning is completed through studying a range of contexts and events of significance to New Zealand. The course is a study of major themes including identity and human rights and international relations from the twentieth century. Students will develop inquiry, critical thinking and communication skills. This will include essay writing and interpreting 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 be held this term. Students may also be completing the third and final internal assessment on perspectives.

Term 4
Preparing for the external examinations.

Pathway

NCEA Level 2 Classical Studies 201, NCEA Level 2 History 201, NCEA Level 2 Legal Studies 201

History continues to Level 3 at Tawa College and can also be studied at Tertiary level.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There may be optional trips run by the History teachers.


Recommended Prior Learning

Achieves the majority of Social Studies assessments in Year 10 or at the discretion of the HOD


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. 91001 v3 History 1.1 - Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
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1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91002 v3 History 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
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1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91003 v3 History 1.3 - Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91004 v3 History 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
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I
4
Y
A.S. 91005 v3 History 1.5 - Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event
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1
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.