Year 10 Social Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms G. Willis

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

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

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