Level 3 English Writing
Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Milburn
This English option is for independent learners who enjoy the Writing and Reading strands of the English curriculum. It will cover a range of texts from both traditional and new canons of work and students can tailor their internal assessments to suit texts that interest them.
In this course, students craft their writing skills through weekly writing sessions, with the goal of building an extensive portfolio. Prompts, based on a range of the written and visual texts studied in class, will be provided.
This course supports the critical thinking and content required for the English Scholarship examination.
Students who take this course will have proven levels of written accuracy.
Recommended Prior Learning
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22
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.
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