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Level 1 History

Level 1

Course Code: 1ZHIS
Who can I talk to: Mrs Karauria, Mr Cooper

Through this course you will develop and apply the skills of inquiry, interpretation and communication. You will develop your writing skills to display an ability to make statements that are well explained and supported by evidence. You will develop your cooporation skills through working in groups, this will allow you to share and understand different perspectives and ideas.

Course Information

What Knowledge Will I Develop?

Level One History focuses on important social, economic and political issues of the 20th century. This course is designed to give you a small insight into the world around you through the study of historical events and movements. We will specifically look at events that have shaped New Zealand such as:
- World War Two, the War in the Pacific and the bombing of Japan
- The US Civil Rights Movement
- Cause and consequences of protest movements

Through these themes you will develop skills which can be useful for a wide variety of occupations and learning experiences. These include learning how to research, essay and report-writing skills, analysing and interpreting a variety of material and developing an argument based on evidence.

How Will The Course Contribute To My Qualification?

Code Title Credits Internal External Core Optional L1 Literacy L1 Numeracy UE Reading UE Writing Date
91001 Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders 4 y y y 09-04-2021
91003 Intrepret sourcs of an historical event of signifiance to New Zealanders 4 y y 08-11-2021
91005 Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event 4 y y y 08-11-2021
91004 Demonstrate an understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders 4 y y y 17-06-2021
91002 Demonstrate an understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders 4 y y 24-09-2021
Credits: 20
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? Yes

Entry Requirements

All students welcome.

Course Related Costs

No course costs for students.

Companion Subjects

Geography, Social Science Studies, English

Subject Combination Notes

Not applicable