11ENGS

Year 11 English - Stage and Screen

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

From Shakespeare to Spielberg, this course offers students the opportunity to learn how to ‘see’ visual texts as deliberately crafted for both the stage and for the screen. We will also learn how to find thematic links within, across, and beyond texts, as well as extending our knowledge of critical thinking and closely viewing visual texts.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Critical thinking of how and why texts have been created for an intended purpose.
  • Thematic study of a Shakespearean text and exploring its relevance in the world today.
  • Close reading of film - understanding the terminology of film production and the meaning behind certain uses of film.
  • A variety of films and visual texts, exploring how they reflect deeper meaning through their crafting.
  • Essay writing and how to structure ideas in written format.
  • Developing an understanding of how stage performances and play transcripts are written and directed for intended purposes.
  • Personally responding to texts and identifying important connections between self and proposed ideas within fiction.
  • Connecting texts across a wider range of medias, allowing for self selected texts.

Resources Required

1B8 exercise book, headphones

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 11 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90851 v2
NZQA Info
English 1.3 - Show understanding of significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, using supporting evidence

"Optional"

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90852 v2
NZQA Info
English 1.8 - Explain significant connection(s) across texts, using supporting evidence

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90856 v2
NZQA Info
English 1.11 - Show understanding of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, using supporting evidence

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 11
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 11
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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