Minimum C result for semester one, Year 10 Humanities
Modern History students examine traces of humanity’s recent past so they may form their own views about the Modern World. Students learn that the past is contestable and tentative. They discover how the past consists of various perspectives and interpretations.
Modern History enables students to empathise with others and make meaningful connections between the past, present and possible futures.
Weekly workload in hours
|Ideas in the Modern World||Movements in the Modern World||National experiences||International Experiences|
|Australian Frontier wars||Iranian Revolution||Soviet Union||Cold War|
| Australia's engagement with Asia|
Schools devise assessments in Units 1 and 2 to suit their local context. In Units 3 and 4 students complete four summative assessments. The results from each of the assessments are added together to provide a subject score out of 100.
Students will also receive an overall subject result (A-E).
Summative internal assessment 1 (IA1):
Examination - essay in response to historical sources
|25%||Summative internal assessment 3 (IA3): Investigation — historical essay based on research||25%|
Summative internal assessment 2 (IA2):
Investigation - Independent source
|25%||Summative internal assessment 4 (IA4): Examination - short responses to historical sources||25%|