Level 2 Our Pacific Neighbours (SOS201)

SOS201
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


Pathway

Level 3 20th Century Art, Architecture & Design (SOS307), Level 3 Antisemitism from Origins to Auschwitz (SOS301), Level 3 From City to Sea (SOS303), Level 3 Greek Art & Roman Philosophers (SOS306), Level 3 Sustainable Societies & Futures (SOS302)

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


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91229 v2 History 2.1 - Carry out an inquiry of an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91231 v2 History 2.3 - Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91232 v2 History 2.4 - Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
2
I
5
Y
5r
A.S. 91233 v2 History 2.5 - Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
5
Y
5r,5w
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Animator/Digital Artist, Advertising Specialist, Aeroplane Pilot, Anaesthetic Technician, Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Historian, Artist, Artistic Director, Barrister, Minister of Religion, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Interpreter, Conservator, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Judge, Curator, Workplace Relations Adviser, Geologist, Game Developer, Translator, Library Assistant, Policy Analyst, Secondary School Teacher, Valuer, Intelligence Officer, Court Registry Officer, Career Consultant