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

Upcoming events

Tuesday 23 Jul

20 Students from Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan visit our school. They will be here for 9 days, taking part in a variet... [Read more]

Tuesday 25 Jun

Barista course from 25th June to 27th at Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Monday 24 Jun

Board of Trustees meeting 6pm, School Library.

Thursday 20 Jun

WCSS Year 9 and 10 netball – Greymouth

Thursday 20 Jun

West Coast Careers Roadshow is in Greymouth. Students have been given permission slips and will travel by bus ... [Read more]

Thursday 20 Jun

We have been advised that the regional strike planned for the teachers on the 20th June has been cancelled. Al... [Read more]

Tuesday 18 Jun

Year 7 and 8 rugby
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