NCEA Level 1 History
Level 1
Number of Credits: 16

Entry Recommendations: Open entry.

Course Outline: This is a varied course that introduces students to the discipline of History. The topics studied revolve around three key themes – The Black Civil Rights Movement, the key events which led to the outbreak of World War II and a research investigation into a New Zealand criminal case.

Skills developed in the course:

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

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

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

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