12HI

Level 2 History

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Hurley

The central theme of the Year 12 History course is: Responding to Challenge

The course considers how political and social turmoil has shaped our world

A range of twentieth century examples (both New Zealand and International) will be investigated to gain an understanding as to how turmoil has impacted on society. For example:

  • Protest in New Zealand, eg Vietnam War
  • World War I and anti-conscription in New Zealand/Te Puea Herangi
  • The Nuclear World and the anti-nuclear/peace movement
  • Impact of Urbanisation on Maori - post World War II Maori culture under threat
  • Homosexual Law Reform
  • Second wave of feminism

Assessment will comprise up to three internal standards and two external standards for NCEA Level 2. 

Recommended Prior Learning

Students are advised that it is beneficial to have achieved the basic standards of literacy at Level 1.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91229 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.1 - Carry out an inquiry of an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91230 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.2 - Examine an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91231 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.3 - Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91232 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.4 - Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91233 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.5 - Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91234 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.6 - Examine how a significant historical event affected New Zealand society
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 28
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 28
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 28
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.