PL 5-2: Ā Tātou Whakapapa Our Story (Yr 12)

Overview: Achievement Objectives

There are a range of Ngā Whāinga Paetae Achievement Objectives (AOs) which are the essential areas of knowledge, and each AO must be covered over all the phases of learning. Teachers may choose how to group these, including making choices regarding effective integration into the wider school curriculum.

Ngā Kaupapa
Content Area
Phase of Learning: 5-2
Theme: Ā Tātou Whakapapa Our Story
Touchstone: He Wero Challenged
Content Area Title 
Focus Question
Our History: Challenge and Change
Are Catholics Christians?
Content Area Aims
• Understand selected events in the history of the Catholic Church from 1500 until the present, investigating the challenges to, and the change within, the Catholic Church as a result.
• Understand the divisions within the Church that emerged from historical events from 1500 onward and are still evident in Aotearoa New Zealand and the world.
General to Content Area Young people will:
AO1 Describe and explain a major event (e.g. 95 Theses, the Council of Trent, Vatican II) in the life of the Church after 1500 and explore the ideas and the conditions within society and the Church that led to it.
AO2 Recognise the importance and role of reformers and critics in the life of the Church.
AO3 Optional.
Mana Tapu
AO4 Identify the positive changes to the lives of Catholics brought about by a major event, and the ideas behind it, in the life of the Church after 1500.
Aroha Pūmau
AO5 Identify and investigate the lives of people who made sacrifices and/or major contributions to Catholicism during or as a result of a major event in the life of the Church after 1500.
AO6 Explore the impact of a major event in the life of the Church after 1500 on the practice of religion in Aotearoa New Zealand.
AO7 Reflect on failures of justice during times of challenge and change to the Catholic Church and consider the reasons for these.
AO8 Reflect on the presence of God in our lives during times of challenge and change.
School Level AO
Te Kōhatu:

He Wero – Challenged
AO9 Understand that we are challenged to live lives of courage, integrity and justice even when this might cause personal inconvenience and sacrifice.