11 History 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

In this course students develop historical skills by analysing history events through written and visual texts.

Students will…

•develop skills in research, critical thinking, analysis and formal writing.

•study topics linked to social change and protest - such as: the abolition of slavery, voting rights for women, anti-Vietnam war protests, African American civil rights protests, & the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa.

•study contexts from: Africa, the Caribbean, the Pacific, UK, New Zealand, USA and South Africa.

•analyse concepts such as causation, perspectives and significance.

This course will complete the new NCEA History 1.1 - which is a research based internal. This will be completed in Term 1 - and be a taster of an NCEA History standard

Year 11 History leads to 12 History, and can also lead to 12 Geography or Classical Studies.

This is a helpful subject for all university and tertiary study, especially an Arts degree.


Pass the majority of Y10 Social Studies assessments (Achieved or better), including an 'Achieved' grade or higher in the end of year Y10 Social Studies exam.

OR HoD approval.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*11HI1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $10.


Credit Information

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

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 92024 v3
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