Level 1 History
Level One History will offer all four new standards for a total of 20 credits, half of which are available through internal assessment.
1.1 AS92024 Engage with a variety of primary sources in a historical context Internal 5 credits
1.2 AS92025 Demonstrate understanding of the significance of a historical context Internal 5 credits
1.3 AS92026 Demonstrate understanding of historical concepts in contexts of significance to Aotearoa New Zealand External 5 credits
1.4 AS92027 Demonstrate understanding of perspectives on a historical context External 5 credits
Students will examine a range of topics which may include:
- Civil Rights in the United States of America and Aotearoa New Zealand
- the Origins of World War Two
- New Zealand’s anti-nuclear stance
Recommended Prior Learning
A passing grade in Year 10 Social Studies (overall mark) or an ASTTLE reading age of greater than Level Four. A reasonable level of literacy and a willingness to work is required. No prior knowledge of history is required.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
2B5/2B6 hardcover exercise book preferred, otherwise 1B5 or refill in a folder will suffice, however students are welcome to keep their notes electronically / digitally on a laptop instead of in a book, using OneNote. A mobile phone device will not be sufficient for note-keeping.
You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.