13 English 3

13EN3
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Mason

This course is designed for students who:

  • Do not require English as a Table A/B option for Auckland University
  • Do not have sufficient level 2 credits to meet the literacy requirements for University Entrance

AND/OR

Would like to achieve additional credits in Level 2 English to contribute to their NCEA Level 2 Certificate

AND/OR

Would like to attempt some Level 3 English achievement standards where appropriate, to contribute to their NCEA Level 3 Certificate


Students will:

• Develop their writing skills through a range of interesting activities

• Read and view a range of texts designed to stimulate their interest and develop their skills in reading, writing and viewing

• Prepare for assessments in reading and writing which meet the requirements for university entrance literacy

• Where it is appropriate, students will be offered the opportunity to submit work for assessment against the criteria for Level 3 English Achievement Standards



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13EN3- Supplementary costs: Approx $5


Prerequisites

Achieved 10 Level 1 literacy credits through the English Department Achievement Standards

Achieved at least 3 level two credits from the English Department Achievement Standards.

Must not have UE Literacy in English

OR HoF discretionary approval


Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91480 v1 English 3.9 - Respond critically to significant aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91479 v1 English 3.8 - Develop an informed understanding of literature and/or language using critical texts
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 4
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91255 v3 Media Studies 2.8 - Write developed media text for a specific target audience
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6
2
I
3
Y
3w
A.S. 91251 v4 Media Studies 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91105 v2 English 2.8 - Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 6
2
I
4
Y
4r
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 7

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.