History 3

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 English Reformation 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


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

Internal

AS 91435

Analyse an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders

5 Credits

Literacy

Assignment

Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 10

Internal

AS 91436

Analyse evidence relating to an historical event of significance to New Zealanders

4 Credits

Literacy

Examination

Assessment Period - end of year examination

External

AS 91438

Analyse the causes and consequences of a significant historical event

6 Credits

Literacy

Examination - essay

Assessment Period - end of year examination

External

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

Internal