This course requires 2 options.
HISTORY 31F - Full Year
Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. Welch
Students continue with their investigation into major events of the past that shape the world that we live in today. The main themes studied at Year 13 include Discrimination and Persecution and the development of New Zealand's Identity. Skills from Year 11 and 12 History are consolidated and developed to a higher level.
Topics studied may include:
Witchcraft - Witch Hunts and the Salem Witch Trials - A study of the development, spread and beliefs behind European Witchcraft, the persecution of witches and their trials. This will consist of viewing the witch trials and beliefs of the common folk from a religious, economic and political perspective.
New Zealand Land Wars - this is the basis of the two internal assessment plus a case study on Parihaka
If a student achieves 14 Level 3 credits in this course it will be counted as an approved subject for University Entrance.
A student who has completed Level 3 History will have developed analytical and writing skills which may be applied in most other subjects. Specifically, study can lead to careers in foreign affairs, law, journalism, broadcasting, travel, teaching, Government Departments, marketing management, research and any vocation requiring excellent communication and investigative skills.
Recommended Prior Learning
Students must have achieved in one or more of Level 2 History, Classical Studies, Media Studies or English to be eligible to enter History 31F. It is an advantage to have studied History or Classical Studies at Level 1 and/or 2 but not essential.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Print credit must be maintained.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.