HISTORY 21S - Semester 1
Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. Welch
Students investigate historical forces that have shaped the modern world. The main themes studied in this semester are Discrimination and Persecution and the development of New Zealand's identity.
Possible case studies may include:
• Peace and Protest in New Zealand
• Conspiracy theories in History
It also develops the student's ability to write concisely.
The course leads to further study and research in the Social Sciences, particularly History in Semester Two, Year 13 and beyond. History is an excellent grounding for careers in journalism, law, publishing, broadcasting, management, teaching and any job requiring developed communication and investigative skills.
Recommended Prior Learning
Students need to have achieved in Level 1 History or English to be eligible to enter 21S History.
Total Credits Available: 13 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.