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History Level 2

What will I learn?
That people act from a sense of what is right and necessary; but that changes depending on belief and circumstance.

We will study two topics from this list:

  •               The Nazi state
  •               The conquest of the Aztecs
  •               The Vietnam Wars
  •               The resurgence of China
  •               A topic in New Zealand history


How will I learn?

Having fun arguing with each other.  Look at causes and consequences of key events.  Investigate historical situations. Undertake field trips. Read. Think. Dispute. Write.
             
What should I have done already?

Have good reading habits. Have an interest in the world and its origins.

Where does this subject lead?
Level 3 History and then the world as an inquiring, interested, responsible citizen – as a journalist, lawyer, researcher, and so much more!

How is the course assessed?

Level 2 Achievement Standards: 23-28 credits
14 credits assessed internally
9-14 credits assessed externally


End of course qualification
Towards NCEA Level 2 History




Standard
Number
Title Credit Value Internal / External UE Literacy R/W
91229    

Carry out an inquiry of an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders.

4 In R
91230

Examine an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders.

5 In R
91231

Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders.

4 Ex R/W
91232

Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders.

5 In R
91233

Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event.

5 Ex R/W
91234
(OPTIONAL)

Examine how a significant historical event affected New Zealand society.

5 Ex R/W


TOTAL CREDITS AVAILABLE

23
(28)


ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS:

DUE DATES: Work must be submitted on the due date and time set by the teacher for internal assessments.

RESITS: Resits in this course will be offered on the three internal standards provided the student made a substantial effort to complete the first attempt by the due date. Resits are to be done on a new topic outside of normal teaching times.

PLAGIARISM: Plagiarism is claiming others ideas as their own. Paraphrasing others ideas is plagiarism as much as copying their text. Proper citation of others ideas is important. Plagiarism will be referred to the principals nominee.

Other matters please refer to the NCEA handbook.