Level 1 History


A reasonable skill level in English and/or Social Studies in Middle School

Course description:

From Lenin, to Hitler, to Uncle Ho, this course explores the inner workings of some of history’s most infamous characters through the themes of Government and Political Change and the Emergence of New Nations. The Russian Revolution and Nazi Germany are studied in the first theme and the Vietnam War is covered in the second. All three topics look at the more radical political ideologies of communism and fascism and the role they played in the histories of Russia, Germany and Vietnam.

*All credits count towards Level 1 literacy

Credits available:

91001  Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealander (internal 4 credits)

91002 Demonstrate understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealander (internal 4 credits)

91004 Demonstrate understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders (internal 4 credits)

91003 Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealander (external 4 credits)

91005 Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event (external 4 credits)

91006 Describe how a significant historical event affected New Zealand society (external 4 credits)

TOTAL: 24 credits

Leads to:

Level 2 History.or Classics

Contact: Ross Wickett

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