Level 2 History

12HIS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Besley

Recommended Prior Learning

TIC and/or HoF discretion


This course focuses on key historical ideas and people who shaped the 19th-20th Century. 

The topics covered at Level 2 provide students with an understanding of how nationalism and conflict have challenged, transformed and destroyed the progress of history.

Topics covered: 

World War One - Gallipoli and the Home Front

Vietnam War


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.


There is the possibility to include a unit on Classical Studies




Course Overview

Term 1
World War One

Internal Assessment 2.1, 2.2

Term 2
Gallipoli and the Home Front


Vietnam War

Term 3
Vietnam War

Term 4
Review of the year. Catch up and revise in preparation for external exams.

Faculties:

Social Sciences



Pathway

Level 3 History

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Historian, Artist, Artistic Director, Barrister, Minister of Religion, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Conservator, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Judge, Curator, Workplace Relations Adviser, Records Adviser, Game Developer, Photographer, Policy Analyst, Secondary School Teacher, Valuer, Intelligence Officer, Court Registry Officer, Career Consultant

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91202 v3 Classical Studies 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of a significant event in the classical world
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91229 v2 History 2.1 - Carry out an inquiry of an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91230 v2 History 2.2 - Examine an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
I
5
Y
5r
A.S. 91231 v2 History 2.3 - Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91232 v2 History 2.4 - Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
I
5
Y
5r
A.S. 91233 v2 History 2.5 - Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event
2
E
5
Y
5r,5w
A.S. 91234 v2 History 2.6 - Examine how a significant historical event affected New Zealand society
2
E
5
Y
5r,5w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 32 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Pathway Tags

Animator/Digital Artist, Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Historian, Artist, Artistic Director, Barrister, Minister of Religion, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Conservator, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Judge, Curator, Workplace Relations Adviser, Records Adviser, Game Developer, Photographer, Policy Analyst, Secondary School Teacher, Valuer, Intelligence Officer, Court Registry Officer, Career Consultant


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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.