Level 2 History 201
Main topics covered:
- Samoan Independence / The Mau Movement
- Protest in New Zealand
- Causes and Consequences of the Holocaust
The skills of analysing sources and extended writing are woven throughout all the topics.
Two of the internal assessments focus on Protest in New Zealand (9 credits), while the other examines the Samoan Independence Movement (5 credits).
Students who are interested in a career in human rights, law, politics, or journalism in particular will benefit from this course, as will any student interested in a career where research, communication, and understanding different perspectives are required.
Recommended Prior Learning
Level 1 NCEA certificate (or at least Level 1 Literacy) is recommended. Taking History or Geography in Year 11 is an advantage but not required. Entry is at the discretion of HOD.
A passing grade in any written external for Level One History, Geography or English is desired.
A reasonable level of literacy, as well as classroom attendance, and engagement, is expected.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
2B5/2B6 hardcover exercise book OR refill and ringbinder.
Students may opt instead to keep notes digitally on a laptop, using OneNote. Mobile phones are not a suitable device for this purpose.
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: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.