13ENGW

Level 3 English Writing

Course Description

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


Subject

Level

Recommendations

9 English

Year 9


10 English

Year 10

Year 9 English/ 9 English STEAM


Level 1 English Literature

1

Year 10 English/ 10 English STEAM/ 10 English Enrichment course.

Level 1 English Visual

1

Year 10 English/ 10 English STEAM/ 10 English Enrichment course.

Level 1 English Writing

1

Entry at HoD discretion. Completion of a Year 10 English/ 10 English STEAM/ 10 English Enrichment course.


Students who take this course will have proven levels of written accuracy.

Level 2 English Literature

2

Level 1 English Literature/ Visual/ Writing.

Level 2 English Visual

2

Level 1 English Literature/ Visual/ Writing.

Level 2 English Writing

2

Entry at HoD discretion. Completion of Level 1 English Literature/ Visual/ Writing.


Students who take this course will have proven levels of written accuracy.

Level 3 English 

3

12 credits minimum at Level 2 English Literature/Visual/Writing

Level 3 English Writing

3

12 credits minimum at Level 2 English Literature/Visual/Writing


Students who take this course will have proven levels of written accuracy.


Credit Information

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.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91472 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.1 - Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91473 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.2 - Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91474 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.3 - Respond critically to significant aspects of unfamiliar written texts through close reading, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91475 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.4 - Produce a selection of fluent and coherent writing which develops, sustains, and structures ideas
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91479 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.8 - Develop an informed understanding of literature and/or language using critical texts
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 22
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 22
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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.

Disclaimer

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 

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