Level 2 History - Conflict, Crisis and Conspiracy Theories - topics in 20thC History
Teacher in Charge:
In Level 2 History, students will engage with the past in order to better understand the present and future. This course focuses on the impact of racism and conflict on individuals and groups; it aims to develop students’ ability to think and write critically, and to conduct targeted research.
In this course you will need to:
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Critical thinking- reasoning, interpreting information, explaining, identifying patterns and trends, synthesising information, making judgements based on evidence.
- Conspiracies and Mysteries: the Erebus crash (Air NZ); President Kennedy's assassination; Marilyn Monroe's suicide.
- Information literacy- identifying fact and opinion, making judgements about the quality of information, assessing the reliability of different sources of information such as websites.
- Racism and conflict: Australia's lost generation; NZ dawn raids; the student protest in Soweto, South Africa; the Springbok Tour.
- Communication skills- communicating effectively in a variety of formats: for example in small group and full class discussions; written work; visual formats.
- Culture in crisis: protest movements in NZ - Vietnam, Bastion Point, the Hikoi, Nuclear free NZ; teen culture and moral outrage.
1B5 or 1B8 exercise book