12HIST

Level 2 History

Course Description

Year 12 History

The Year 12 History course contributes a possible 28 credits towards Level 2 NCEA and is covered in 4 units of work. Each unit is assessed against one or more Achievement Standards. The overarching topic for this subject is the IndoChina conflict. The units cover carrying out an investigation into an historical event or place of significance to New Zealand and looking at differing perspectives of this event. 

There is an exam at the end of the year for Level Two History so it is vital that you attend regularly, work hard all the time, make the most of the opportunities of class/library time given and hand all assessments in on time.


Course Overview

Term 1
Overview of the IndoChina conflict -
Background to the event
Looking at the conflict from the American and Vietnamese perspectives
Impact of the event of New Zealand society.

Term 2
Protestors, Dissenters, and Reactionaries - Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders.

Times of Protest - Demonstrate understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders.

Term 3
Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders.

Term 4
Study for exams

Pathway

The Year 13 History course contributes a possible 25 credits towards Level 3 NCEA and is covered in 4 units of work. Each unit is assessed against one or more Achievement Standards. The units cover conducting an investigation and analysis of an event or place of significance to New Zealanders. Analysing differing perspectives on a contested event of significance to New Zealanders.

There is an exam at the end of the year for Level Three History so it is vital that you attend regularly, work hard all the time, make the most of the opportunities of class/library time given and hand all assessments in on time.

Credit Information

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
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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