Level 1 History Half Course

Course Description

Level 1 History focuses on the human past - events that have happened across time that involve people. History helps us to understand how the events of the past link to each other, and how they connect to today.

Level 1 History will give you an understanding of how events today have their beginnings in the events of the past. You will be equipped with the concepts of historical significance, perspective, and cause and consequences as well as research skills you can bring with you into the future.

Topics that may be covered:

-New Zealand and World War II

-Black Civil Rights Movement

-Protest Movements

-What makes an event significant?

-Source analysis

Course Costs and Equipment

1 x 2B8 (hard cover) exercise book, 20 page clear file, highlighters


Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

Total Credits Available: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 92024 v2
History 1.1 - Engage with a variety of primary sources in a historical context
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 5
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.