2ACT2

2 Take Action (2ACT2) Social Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Hoy

How do we use personal interests and strengths to impact the common good? How do we learn to critically engage with the inequalities we see in our communities, nation, and the world? “Take Action” is designed to enable you to gain confidence in your power as advocate for social justice and to take a courageous stand towards your passion. Defining rights, responsibilities, fairness, equity, social action, and transformative change.

  • Research/investigating forms of social action of interest to learners
  • Learn from local social justice champions 
  • Cultivating a passion for an issue
  • Planning, implementing, and documenting involvement in a social action that addresses an issue learners are passionate about

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
● Course Fee $5.00 for in-class materials and resources.
● Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events and added to statements as they occur.

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
● Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

See the Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

No additional course-specific stationery items other than the Senior Stationery list are required for this course.

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators, and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 10337 v6
NZQA Info
Describe the legal rights and personal responsibilities of secondary school students
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91282 v2
NZQA Info
Social Studies 2.4 - Describe personal involvement in a social action related to rights and responsibilities
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91283 v2
NZQA Info
Social Studies 2.5 - Describe a social action that enables communities and/or nations to meet responsibilities and exercise rights
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 12
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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