11SS3

11 Social Science with Literacy 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Donna Hobbs.

This course is designed for students who have an interest in Social Sciences but do not meet the entry requirements for 11 Geography or 11 History, and are still working towards their literacy co-requisite.

Students will:
Cover a range of topics from the Earth Science, Geography and History subject areas. Emphasis is placed on improving basic skills with a literacy rich programme. It cannot be taken in conjunction with either History or Geography.

Note as part of literacy support this course will assess two NZQA standards. Other school based assessment will also be included as part of the overall MAGS Year 11 programme.

Prerequisites

For students who do not qualify for entry into History (11HI1) or Geography (11GE1) AND are still working towards their literacy co-requisite.

OR HoF/Dean approval



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*11SS3* - Supplementary costs: Nil

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91932 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the spatial distribution of a phenomenon and its impacts on place
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 92025 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the significance of a historical context
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 10
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0