Level 1 English Writing

11ENGW
Course Description

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.


Pathway

Level 2 English Literature, Level 2 English Writing

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90053 v5 English 1.5 - Produce formal writing
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90849 v3 English 1.1 - Show understanding of specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), using supporting evidence
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90850 v4 English 1.2 - Show understanding of specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), using supporting evidence
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90852 v2 English 1.8 - Explain significant connection(s) across texts, using supporting evidence
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91100 v2 English 2.3 - Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.

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