NCEA Level 2 History

12HIS
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Chemis

To understand the present we need to understand the past and how it has impacted on our present. In this way we can avoid repeating our mistakes. History is a literacy rich course which teaches the skills of research, communication, resource interpretation, report writing, problem solving and essay writing. History is a literacy rich course which teaches the skills of research, communication, resource interpretation, report writing and essay writing.

It explores;

  • the Russian Revolution
  • Victorian England and migration to NZ

History related careers include:

  • Academic Librarian
  • Lawyer
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Museum Education Officer
  • Gallery Curator
  • Archivist
  • Researcher
  • Journalist


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Classical Studies, NCEA Level 3 History

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$280 for the field trip to Wellington


Recommended Prior Learning

Students must have completed 11 History, 11 Geography or 11 English.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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.