12HIS

Year 12 History

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Peszynski

This course 'Our Pacific Neighbours' centres on the themes nationalism, colonisation and decolonisation throughout the late 19th and 20th Century specifically centred in the South East Asian and Pacific regions.  Case studies include: The US Annexation of Hawai'i, New Zealand's Invasion of Samoa, Samoa's fight for independence, and the Indochinese Conflicts (Vietnam War).   Students have the opportunity to analyse New Zealand’s role in these major 20th Century events and complete their internal assessment tasks on aspects of these events.

There are two internal assessments and two external assessment offered.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

either 1 x 1B8 exercise book or 1 x Ringbinder, 1 x A4 lined refill, 1 x Clever Kiwi Activity Scrapbook or similar (240 x 340mm)

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 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

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11

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

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 6

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

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

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

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0