Level 1 English Writing
Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Wright
Students cover a range of thematic units, which include: study of novels, drama, short stories, poetry, Shakespeare, media, film, oral language and writing. Students extend their ability to understand, analyse and discuss oral, written and visual texts in preparation for NCEA Level 2 English. This course will focus on writing skills as well as literature studies.
The Internal Assessments for this course require accuracy in student writing. Students should seek feedback from their Year 10 English teacher about whether this course is suitable for them prior to selecting this course.
This is an extension course and includes a Level 2 External paper. Students in this course will need to attend the Level 1 English External examination and the Level 2 External examination.
This course is invitation only.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Courses will only run based on minimum entries
Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course
You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry
Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department
Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths