SOS201

Level 2 Our Pacific Neighbours (SOS201)

The course selection for the current academic year is complete. Online course selection is not available.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Peszynski

This is Social Sciences course has a History focus on our Pacific neighbours.   The US annexation of Hawai'i studied in depth, with a focus on the impact on indigenous culture.  The second half of the year will look at why Samoa was of international interest in the late 1800s, the impact of German and US colonization, and the 1914 New Zealand invasion.  The focus will be in on New Zealand’s administration from mandate to independence including looking at the impact of the Mau Movement, the  disastrous influenza pandemic and atrocities of Black Saturday. 

Student will have opportunity to debate, examine events in terms of cause, consequence, and perspective and will have the chance to complete an independent research project to further develop their ability to analyse and evaluate the usefulness and reliability of sources.

18 credits from the history subject area are offered (two internals, two externals) in this course.  

NOTE: Students who take SOS232 Special Studies cannot take this course.

Mau versus mandate cartoon, 1930 | NZHistory, New Zealand history ...

193 Cartoon Mau v. Mandate


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Either 1 x 1B8 exercise book OR 1 x Ringbinder, 1 x A4 lined refill OR Clearfile if using device (Microsoft capable) 1 x Clever Kiwi Activity Scrapbook or similar (240 x 340mm)

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Pathway

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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. 91231 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.3 - Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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. 91232 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.4 - Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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