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                                                                                 *Literacy credits:  20  **Numeracy credits:  0


TermCodeAchievement Standard TitleCreditsInt / ExtFAO 
OneAS91001*Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders.

4

I

Y

 
OneAS91002*Demonstrate understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders.

4

I

Y

 
FourAS91003*Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealanders.

4

E

N

 
TwoAS91004*Demonstrate understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders.

4

I

N

 
FourAS91005*Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event.

4

E

N

 

What should I have already achieved?
You should have an interest in finding out how our society works and how past events can impact upon our lives.
What will I learn?
We will be learning historical skills through the following topics:
  • Twentieth Century New Zealand Disasters: this topic will be looking disaster which have occurred around New Zealand during the 1900s. TWO internal assessments will be attached to this topic.
  • Black Civil Rights Movement: this topic will be looking at the Black Civil Rights Movement in the USA and the people involved. ONE internal assessment will be attached to this topic AND the content will be covered for the external assessment AS91005.
  • Student Choice: this topic will be chosen by the students of a significant historical event that has happened during the 20th century. Further Assessment Opportunities will be given during this topic.
How will this course be assessed?
From a choice of 5 NCEA Level 1 Achievement Standards:
  • Three internally assessed standards that make up 12 credits (all students will need to attempt these)
  • Two externally assessed standards that make up 8 credits
Will there be any FAO?  (Further Assessment Opportunities)
Students will have an FAO opportunity for assessments AS91001 (research) & AS91002 (report). Also, any students wanting to better their grades will have the opportunity to complete the FAOs as well.
Are there any Pre-requisites for Year 12 History?
Ideally at least 12 credits at NCEA Level 1 History or English.

What are the course costs?
TBC

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