Level 2 History
In the Level 2 History course learners will explore the historical themes of resistance and revolution by gathering information from historical sources such as artefacts, films, guest speakers, and historical sites. Learners will gain an understanding of the causes, consequences, differing perspectives, and the significance of three different events.
The study of History develops a range of valuable skills, including:
Effective research processes – selecting appropriate sources of information etc
Written communication - paragraph, and essay writing
Verbal communication – expressing ideas and opinions
Critical thinking – thinking deeper about events and different perspectives on these
Connecting past with present – how past events have influenced social and political situations today
Separating fact from fiction
Topics that may be covered:
The struggle for Vietnamese Independence (The Vietnam War)
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (The Holocaust)
The Dawn Raids in 1970s New Zealand
Course Costs and Equipment
1 x 2B8 (hard cover) exercise book, 40 page clear file, highlighters
You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.
Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer, limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.