Level 1 Dissenting Voices (SOS101)

SOS101
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Peszynski

This Level One Social Science course has a history focus and  is a broad studying of dissenting voices in our nation’s history from the Suffragettes of the 1880s to the Anti Nuclear protestors of the 1980s.  Students have the opportunity to also look at the Civil Rights Movement in the USA and Apartheid in South Africa as they influence actions in New Zealand such as the formation of the Polynesian Panthers, and the 1981 Springbok Tour Protests.  There is the chance to complete a research projects based on this theme and learn valuable research skills.  There are 16 credits offered in this course from history achievement standards.  All tasks are worth 4 credits, and there are two internal assessments and two external assessments.

NOTE: This course cannot be taken in conjunction with SOS102 Social Justice Studies.


Political organisations | NZHistory, New Zealand history online


Pathway

Level 2 Greek Heroes and the Rise of Rome (SOS206), Level 2 Mega Cities and Mountains (SOS203), Level 2 Our Pacific Neighbours (SOS201), Level 2 Sustainable Societies & Futures (SOS202)

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1B8 exercise book OR Ringbinder and Refill OR Device (capable of running Microsoft Teams/One Note) and Clearfile for handouts
Trips: Term 1 Wellington and Term 3 Porirua Police Museum (approx. $25)


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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: , Week:
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91003 v3 History 1.3 - Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
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: , Week:
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91005 v3 History 1.5 - Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.