12HIS

Level 2 History

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss H. Shears

Level 2 History

In term one we will take a field trip to the Otago Goldfields and learn about the hardships faced by the miners who came to New Zealand. We will examine a range of primary and secondary sources and visit historic mining sites.

We will then explore how to tell fact from fiction in the digital age by investigating conspiracy theories and analysing the historical facts to assess the reliability of sources. We will consider why conspiracy theories are so common  and spread so quickly, and why people might want to challenge accepted historical narratives.

We will complete the year by investigating the causes and consequences of the Russian Revolution and considering different perspectives on this event.




For further information see:    Miss Shears



Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 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. 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: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 23
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 23
Total Numeracy Credits: 0