1SOSC

Level 1 Social Studies - Contemporary Social Issues

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Lauaki.

In this course, we will be examining and conducting Social Inquiry as well as looking at Perspectives on contemporary social issues / case studies from New Zealand and/or around the globe. The learning that will take place in this course is in preparation for the TWO INTERNAL Assessments that you will be sitting during the Semester.

NOTE:  The first Internal assessment is a co-requisite standard (worth 5 credits) that can count towards your 'Literacy' credits.

Recommended Prior Learning

Requirements for 1SOSC Course:

An interest in Social Studies and a good level of LITERACY (as there is a lot of Research, Reading & Writing).

Pathway

Credit Information

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

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 92048 v3
NZQA Info
Social Studies 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of findings of a Social Studies inquiry
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 92049 v3
NZQA Info
Social Studies 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of perspectives on a contemporary social issue
4
4
4
4
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: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 5
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer


The courses we offer are reviewed regularly and are subject to change.