Year 11 History

11HIS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Peszynski

This diverse and interesting course focuses on the idea of social justice and how individuals and groups in society are able to bring about change. Students will explore how New Zealander's fought against social and political injustice by looking at events, groups and individuals such as: Kate Sheppard, Workers’ strikes, Dame Whina Cooper, the Raglan Golf Course protest, the Land March, anti-nuclear protests, the 1981 Springbok Tour, the Polynesian Panthers and the Dawn Raids. The course will also allow for students to explore global movements against racial inequality by looking at the Black Civil Rights Movement in the USA and the Apartheid system in South Africa by exploring individuals and events such as: the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Martin Luther King Jr, Malcolm X, Nelson Mandela, the Soweto Riots and the Sharpeville Massacre.


Pathway

Greek Heroes and the Rise of Rome, Mega Cities and Mountains, Year 12 History, Sustainable Societies & Futures

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

either 1 x 1B8 exercise book or 1 x Ringbinder / 1 x A4 lined refill, $15 Term 1 trip to Wellington, $15 Term 3 trip to Porirua Police Museum


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91001 v3 History 1.1 - Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91002 v3 History 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 3
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91003 v3 History 1.3 - Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91004 v3 History 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 8
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91005 v3 History 1.5 - Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4
1
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.