10SS

Year 10 Social Studies

Selection for courses will open on September 2nd, 2020. In the meantime, visit the Learning Area pages to get indepth information about courses available to you.

Course Description

On completion of this course students should be able to:
• formulate and use ideas about society
• give examples of how people participate in society
• understand the impact of significant events on society
• understand and use ideas about society
• participate actively in group work
• collect information and present it verbally
• make value judgements about people and situations
• communicate ideas and information in a variety of ways
• have a good knowledge of current events
• understand strategies for problem solving
• have numeracy skills in graphing and data usage
• apply the issues arising out of the Treaty of Waitangi
• understand social justice issues and consequences
• understand patterns of migration both into and out of NZ and the issues arising from them


COURSE CONTENT:
One topic per term:
Unit 1: Happenings
Unit 2: Conflict change
Unit 3: Justice
Unit 4: Movements

ASSESSMENT:
Achievement based assessment throughout the year.


Course Overview

Term 1
Justice in different parts of the world eg Apartheid,

Term 2
Movements of people to NZ for different reasons and from N.Z.
Forced migration examples and personal choice

Term 3
Happennings and events to do with the treaty

Term 4
Where and when in N.Z

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 9 Social Studies

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