11ENGW

Year 11 English - Weaving Words

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

In Weaving Words, students will explore different forms of writing and learn how to target particular audiences in an effective way.  This course encourages students to play with different genres of writing and take risks with their writing, focusing on themes or issues that are important to them and ultimately editing and preparing their top pieces to the level of possible publication.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Understand how language works to engage and communicate.
  • Become familiar with different language techniques and styles so that writing will always fit the audience.
  • Expand general knowledge and vocabulary.
  • Understand how consistent word choice and imagery can build mood and atmosphere.
  • Build appreciation of literature by discussing effectiveness of writing exemplars and being open to giving and receiving feedback on our own and others’ writing.
  • Discuss and compare interpretations of what is going on in the world around us.


Resources Required

1B5 or 1B8 workbook

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90052 v5
NZQA Info
English 1.4 - Produce creative writing

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

3
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
A.S. 90053 v5
NZQA Info
English 1.5 - Produce formal writing

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

3
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
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 10
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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