Junior Social Studies

In this section you will find unit plans, lesson plans and associated resources to meet the Social Studies achievement objectives at level 5. We are also keen to add resources to meet the AOs at levels 3 and 4. If you have resources you would like to contribute please contact us through this website.


Resources we currently have for download by members include:

  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi and how it has been responded to over time

  • Human rights: Case study of Aparthied in South Africa

  • Racial superiority and genocide: Rwanda and Nazi Germany

  • Comparing systems of government: NZ and North Korea

  • Social inquiry for social action: the Refugee Crisis

  • Slide presentations exploring social studies concepts 

    • Being a ‘good citizen’ 

    • Exploring culture and identity through NZ music

    • Remembrance and commemoration through monuments and memorials

  • Mōhio: Referendum edition

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