NCEA Level 1 History
Level 1
Number of Credits: 20

Entry Recommendations: Open entry.

Course Outline: This is a varied course that introduces students to the discipline of History. The topics studied revolve around two key themes – The Black Civil Rights Movement and the key events which led to the outbreak of World War II. 

Skills developed in the course:

  • Understanding differing points of view
  • Interpretation of sources
  • Critiquing sources
  • Research skills
  • Formal writing using evidence

Course costs: Nil.

This course leads to: NCEA Level 2 History or IB History.

Assessment

AS 91001
Carry out an historical investigation of an historical event, or place, or significance to New Zealanders
4 Credits
Literacy
Research on an historical event in New Zealand
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 7
AS 91002
Demonstrate understanding of an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders
4 Credits
Literacy
Presentation task
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 9
AS 91003
Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
Assessment Period - end of year examination
AS 91004
Demonstrate understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
4 Credits
Literacy
Written assignment
Assessment Period - Term 1, Week 9
AS 91005
Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
Assessment Period - end of year examination
Level 1 History