L1SOSC

L1 Social Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs V. Hays

This course provides students with an introduction to the Social Sciences. Students will study a selection of concepts and skills taken from Geography, History, Senior Social Studies and Sociology.

Topics will include: The Springbok Tour 1981 (History), Sustainable use of environments -Waitomo field trip (Geography), Social Justice and Human Rights in New Zealand (Homelessness) and Social Processes in Society (Sociology).

This course will be assessed to a selection of Achievement and Unit Standards taken from Geography, History, Senior Social Studies and Sociology.

Assessment will focus on internally assessed standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 15 credits at L1. 


Required Prior Learning


Entry is open, but subject to approval by the HOD. This course is not available to students choosing to study either Geography or History at L1; it is an alternative to those subjects.


Pathway

Course Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 28119 v2
NZQA Info
Describe a social process

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

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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

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

4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91043 v2
NZQA Info
Social Studies 1.5 - Describe a social justice and human rights action

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

4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 15
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 11
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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