11HI

Level 1 History

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Hurley.

The History course at Level One is focussed on the central theme 'Achieving Social Justice'. What challenges did different groups of people face as they sought to improve their lives? 

We will look at a range of twentieth century contexts which could include:

Local

  • Mau Independence Movement in Samoa
  • the Dawn Raids
  • 1918 Influenza Epidemic
  • Māori Resistance to Land Loss - 1975 Hikoi and Bastion Point

International

  • Quest for Civil Rights in the United States

Assessment
Assessment will comprise two internal standards and one external standard. 


Subject Overview

Term 1
Introduction to L1 History

Achieving Social Justice: Turning Points:
- World War One overview: Gallipoli
- Ettie Rout’s Safe Sex Campaign
- 1918 Influenza Pandemic
- Samoa: the rise of the Mau movement and Black Saturday
- Great Depression 1930s
- 1975 Hikoi and Bastion Point protest

Term 2
Achieving Social Justice
Case Study #1
Quest for Civil Rights in the USA: a history of nonviolent
resistance.


Term 3
Achieving Social Justice
Case Study #2
Dawn Raids

Term 4
Revision for External Assessment Standard

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Pathway

History supports multiple learning and career pathways. Within the immediate context of senior secondary education, historical understandings can be applied to other subjects within the Social Sciences and to other learning areas such as the Arts, Science and English.
In the tertiary environment, the discipline of History can be further developed towards a career in such fields as a Historian, teacher, researcher or analyst. History can also enrich the study of other disciplines at the tertiary level such as the arts, physics, medicine, law, commerce, management, languages, archaeology, anthropology and health studies.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 92024 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.1 - Engage with a variety of primary sources in a historical context
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 92025 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the significance of a historical context
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 92026 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of historical concepts in contexts of significance to Aotearoa New Zealand
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 92027 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of perspectives on a historical context
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 15
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

  • meeting any course entry requirements
  • minimum class sizes
  • the availability of teaching staff

and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.