3ENGEHC

Level 3 English Exploring the Human Condition *

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

This is a course which encourages students to delve deeply into what makes humans ‘tick’. Through a range of extended written and visual texts, students will explore how humans respond to external influences. Students will have opportunities to curate a writing portfolio, to respond to critical writing around a chosen theme, and to prepare for external examinations in written text and film.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Develop written personal voice in a range of genres including creative non-fiction and academic literary essay.
  • In-depth study of a written text- either Shakespearean tragedy or dystopian.
  • Think critically about how and why language is used for a given purpose.
  • Visual text- feature length film.
  • Read, and critique, a range of critics’ articles associated with their studied written text.
  • Explore a range of writing genres, and develop sustained writing for a portfolio.
  • Engage in rich discussion.
  • What makes a speech effective? Compose and deliver seminar to peer group.


Resources Required

Exercise book
Post-its
Optional literature text to purchase $20

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 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. 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. 91476 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.5 - Create and deliver a fluent and coherent oral text which develops, sustains, and structures ideas
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91479 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.8 - Develop an informed understanding of literature and/or language using critical texts

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

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: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 21
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21

This course is University approved and will allow you to meet the requirements for University Entrance.

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