NCEA Level 3 History ~ Questioning Authority

13HIS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss E. HILLARY

You will learn about aspects our history, home and abroad, of your choice.  In addition to this, you will learn how to write analytical essays, interpret sources, research and how to present your findings. 

Student can choose topics, including: Welfare State; Dawn Raids, The Rise of Napoleon; Hitlers Rise to Power, Waikato Wars, 28th Māori Battalion, Abortion Act, Death Penalty, Bombing of Hiroshima, Nuclear Free New Zealand, Legalisation of Gay marriage, The Battle of Gate Pā, French testing at Mururoa and so on.  Viewing events from a historians perspective and questioning the use and possible abuse of power.  

NB: Scholarship candidates may select Scholarship History as an Elective.



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $25
Additional trip costs may be incurred.
Stationery Requirements: 1 x 2B8 (hardcover), diary.


Recommended Prior Learning

This is an open entry course providing you have attained a reasonable standard in NCEA Level 2 English, Level 2 History and/or Level 2 Geography.


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. 91434 v2 History 3.1 - Research an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders, using primary and secondary sources
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91435 v2 History 3.2 - Analyse an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91436 v2 History 3.3 - Analyse evidence relating to an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91437 v2 History 3.4 - Analyse different perspectives of a contested event of significance to New Zealanders
3
I
5
Y
5r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Disclaimer

Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.