NCEA Level 2 History

12HIS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: G. Hampton

History is the study of past events connected with particular places and people. History helps students to understand people and societies, to investigate their own moral standing on issues and gives perspectives on what it means to be a responsible citizen. 

In History students develop skills in assessing evidence and conflicting interpretations of events and people, critical thinking and the ability to gather, analyse and communicate information. 

At Level 2 there is an emphasis on the theme of protest, conflict and discrimination.

Content/Skills:

  • The Salem witch trials
  • Banks Peninsula
  • Parihaka
  • Bombing of Hiroshima

Day trip to Akaroa.


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 History

Recommended Prior Learning

14 credits in Level 1 History or English.

This course should be taken if you intend continuing with this subject at Level 3 (Year 13).


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91229 v2 History 2.1 - Carry out an inquiry of an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91230 v2 History 2.2 - Examine an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
I
5
Y
5r
A.S. 91231 v2 History 2.3 - Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91232 v2 History 2.4 - Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
I
5
Y
5r
A.S. 91233 v2 History 2.5 - Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event
2
E
5
Y
5r,5w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Pathway Tags

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Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.