Level 1 History

Pre-requisites:

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

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Last day of term 4, 2020.

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre.

Monday 30 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 23 Nov

23rd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre.

Friday 13 Nov

13th November Senior students go on study leave for their NCEA exams.

Monday 26 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Monday 12 Oct

12th October to 17th October Westland High School will be staging Big Fish a School production at the Regent t... [Read more]

Monday 12 Oct

Term 4 begins

Friday 25 Sep

Last day of term 3.

Friday 25 Sep

25th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]
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