NCEA Level 3 History
Level 3
Number of Credits: up to 24

Entry Recommendations: Open entry.

Course Outline: NCEA Level 3 History teaches students how to critically appraise past events using a range of thinking tools. Topics studied include social and political change in the 1980s, the Holocaust and perspectives on Contested Events.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Research skills
  • Critical analysis of sources
  • Formal writing skills
  • Developing an argument using evidence
  • Analysing perspectives

Costs: Nil

Assessment: Components of this course will be selected from the following standards to suit individual learning needs.

AS 91434
Research an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders, using primary and secondary sources
5 Credits
Literacy
Assignment
Assessment Period - Term 1, Week 8
AS 91435
Analyse an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders
5 Credits
Literacy
Assignment
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 10
AS 91436
Analyse evidence relating to an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
Assessment Period - end of year examination
AS 91438
Analyse the causes and consequences of a significant historical event
6 Credits
Literacy
Examination - essay
Assessment Period - end of year examination
AS 91437
Analyse different perspectives of a contested event of significance to New Zealanders
5 Credits
Literacy
Written report
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 10
Level 3 History