English Level 1
Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Hurley
English Level 1
This course covers a variety of English skills and texts. It creates a pathway for those students who wish to take English on to Level 3. Students are expected to enter for the two external standards and then a selection of at least three internal standards in negotiation with their class teacher.
The externally assessed topics are (you will choose at least 2):
AS 90849 Written Texts
AS 90850 Visual Texts
AS 90851 Unfamiliar Texts
The internally assessed topics are(you will choose at least 3):
AS 90052 Creative Writing Or AS 90053 Formal Writing
AS 90853 Research Report
AS 90854 Reading Responses
AS 90856 Close Viewing of Film
AS 90857 Speech
AS 90855 Static Image
AS 90852 Connections Across Texts
Recommended Prior Learning
Recommendation of the class teacher and HOD. Students in this course will be working at the top of Level 5 (5A) or Level 6 on the NZ Curriculum in English.
Assessment InformationStudents will be given the option to tailor the course to their individual assessment plan.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
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Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.