12 History

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Welsh

Year 12 History examines major events, forces and people who have helped shape our modern world. The major theme of the Year 12 course is Revolution. During the course you will be encouraged to evaluate evidence and draw conclusions supported by evidence. You will learn how to recognise change and continuity in history. You will use critical thinking to compare and contrast and establish the significance of historical events.

Course Content: The French Revolution; The Russian Revolution; the Cold War and NZ’s involvement in the Vietnam War.

Course Overview

Term 1
French Revolution
Individual Research assignment

Term 2
Russian Revolution

Term 3
Cold War, New Zealand and the Vietnam War

Learning Areas:

Social Sciences

Assessment Policy & Procedures

13 History

Law, Journalism, business, media or any other job requiring skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication and effective presentation.