13HIS

Level 3 History

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Besley

This course focuses on key historical ideas and people who shaped the 18th-20th Century. 

The topics covered at Level 3 provide the student with the opportunity to question sources of information and gain insight into society through reaction to crime.

Topics covered include:

Conspiracy theories surrounding historical events (Moon landing, Hitler’s suicide, and 911). Controversial New Zealand crimes that have played a role in our history (the hanging of Minnie Dean, the Parker Hulme case, and the Scott Watson case, Bain murders).

New Zealand wars - The Northern Wars

Cold War - Cuban Missile Crisis

Students will also learn transferable writing, research, communication, analytical, interpersonal and thinking skills.

This is a literacy-rich course and the standards contribute towards UE literacy (reading and writing) - see standards below.
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15 UE credits are offered internally. Students generally opt into at least one external standard (4-6 credits).


Recommended Prior Learning

TIC and/or HoF discretion

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 31 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91434 v2
NZQA Info
History 3.1 - Research an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders, using primary and secondary sources
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91435 v2
NZQA Info
History 3.2 - Analyse an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91436 v2
NZQA Info
History 3.3 - Analyse evidence relating to an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91437 v2
NZQA Info
History 3.4 - Analyse different perspectives of a contested event of significance to New Zealanders

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91438 v2
NZQA Info
History 3.5 - Analyse the causes and consequences of a significant historical event
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91439 v2
NZQA Info
History 3.6 - Analyse a significant historical trend and the force(s) that influenced it
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 31
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 31
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 31
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 31

Students taking this course are eligible to be awarded this subject as part of the requirement for 14 credits in three University Entrance approved subjects.

Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2022.

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