11HIS

NCEA Level 1 History

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Gregory

Year 11 History concentrates on 20th Century history as a means of helping students better understand their world and their place in it. A variety of topics will be chosen from the selection below.
1. Conflict in the Middle East: This conflict continues and is seen in the media weekly. This theme helps the student understand why this conflict occurred and why it continues.
2. International Relations: We look at how nations conduct their foreign policy, the results of such policies and how the lessons of the past influence the decisions of the future. This course is designed to make use of the extensive media resources available to the 21st century historian.
a) Origins of World War II 1919-1941.
b) New Zealand Foreign Policy 1945-1985.
3. Social Change: Black Civil Rights in the USA 1950-1970: A study which looks in detail at a topic introduced in Year 10 social studies.
4. Research Topics: This part of the course is internally assessed and comprises 12 credits. Different research topics are chosen from year to year, depending on the student’s interests and global issues. The course is designed to learn and develop a range of skills, which can be used in a wide variety of courses and careers to enhance the student’s knowledge base as well as providing an interesting subject with as many questions as there are answers.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Ring binder, 14B8 A4 refill, subject dividers or 2B8, highlighters

Recommended Prior Learning

Recommendation from the Year 10 social studies teacher.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91001 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.1 - Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders

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

4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 4

A.S. 91002 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders

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

4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 8

A.S. 91003 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.3 - Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 5

A.S. 91004 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 9
Term: 2, Week: 5

A.S. 91005 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.5 - Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 5

A.S. 91006 v4
NZQA Info
History 1.6 - Describe how a significant historical event affected New Zealand society
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 5

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 24
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.