11SS3

11 Social Science Studies 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms D. Hobbs

This course is designed for students who have an interest in Social Science but do not meet the entry requirements for 11 Geography or 11 History.

Students will:
• Cover a range of standards from the Earth Science, Geography and History subject areas. Emphasis is placed on improving basic skills and covering a range of credits at an ‘Achieved’ level. It cannot be taken in conjunction with either History or Geography


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

11SS3 - Supplementary costs: Nil

Prerequisites

For students who do not qualify for entry into History (11HI1) or Geography (11GE1)
OR HoF approval


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90955 v3
NZQA Info
Science 1.16 - Investigate an astronomical or Earth science event
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 1
Term: 1, Week: 6

A.S. 91004 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2

A.S. 91009 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.3 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91011 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 3

A.S. 91012 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.6 - Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 9

A.S. 91043 v2
NZQA Info
Social Studies 1.5 - Describe a social justice and human rights action
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 22
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4