Level 1 English
Teacher in Charge: Mrs I. Jennings
Graduate Profile (What qualities/additional skills learners will achieve by taking this course?)
This course focuses on building upon the skills students have learned in junior English and further develops their language skills to prepare them for NCEA assessment. They will learn:
- how to write confidently in a range of styles to express their ideas.
- how to explore and articulate their ideas verbally through speeches, presentations and debates.
- how to closely read and analyse moving visual texts.
- how to use processes and structures to understand and respond to surface level and deeper ideas within texts.
- why and how to use accurate and appropriate language in a range of situations and for different audiences.
Learning outcomes/Assessment links: (see standards listed below):
Progression: (Learner progression to further qualifications and/or employent from this learning programme?)
Vocational/Industry Links (Industry valued content): (work integrated learning experiences, trips to industry sites)
Contextualised Contexts: (What local, cultural, reallie content is involved in this course?)
Teaching and Learning Approaches: (How will I learn in this course?)
Resource Requirements: (See contributions)
AS90854 (1.10) - Personal Responses (Introduction in class then ongoing at home);
AS90851 (1.3) - Unfamiliar Texts (Introduction in class then ongoing); AS90856 (1.11) - Close Viewing (complete unit)
AS90854 (1.10) Personal Responses (ongoing at home); AS90851 (1.3) - Unfamiliar Texts (ongoing)
AS90854 (1.10) Personal Responses (ongoing); AS90851 (1.3) - Unfamiliar Texts (ongoing); AS90857 (1.6) - Present Speech (optional);
AS90849 (1.1) - Written Texts (complete unit)
Preliminary examinations. Revision for AS90849 (1.1) and AS90851 (1.3) (3 weeks)
1 x 1B5. Chromebook
OTHER RESOURCE REQUIREMENTS:
Recommended Prior Learning
Entry is by success in Year 10 English. This is determined by work ethic and achievement.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
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