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History Level 1

LINKS:   History Level 2    History Level 3

What will I learn?

  • The reasons for a terrorist attack in Auckland harbour and how we caught them; 
  • How New Zealand fell out with two of its allies during the Cold War; 
  • How and why many of the African nations refused to attend sporting events with New Zealand sportspeople. 
  • Causes and consequences of World War 2 and discover that Adolf Hitler wasn’t totally to blame.
  • To see an issue from more than one point of view
  • How to argue using reasoning not just opinion
  • How to spot fake news
How will I learn?

Through role play, film, cartoon interpretation, posters, essays and documents. You will argue and debate and learn that there is usually more than one explanation.

What do I need to have to take this course?

An open mind and a desire to know more.

How is this course assessed?

It uses a variety of methods and is open to both written and oral presentation.

Where does this subject lead?

Any subject requiring critical thinking, the ability to find out for yourself, tools to examine reliability and any subject requiring literacy, including levels 2 and 3 History.

Indicative Cost

Around $25 if we have a field trip to Arrowtown.

ASSESSMENT OUTLINE:


Standard
Number
Title Credit Value Internal / External L1
Literacy
91001

Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders.

4 Int Y
91002 Demonstrate understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders. 4 Int Y
91003

Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealanders.

4 Ext Y
91004

Demonstrate understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders.

4 IntY
91005

Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event.

4 ExtY
91006

Describe how a significant historical event affected New Zealand society.

4 Ext Y


TOTAL CREDITS AVAILABLE

24