ENG300

Level 3 English

Course Description

Teacher to contact with questions: Mr I. Crandell-Tanner

Level 3 English allows students to extend their study of English and deepen their appreciation of literature and language. It builds on the skills developed at Level 2. This course strengthens students' critical thinking and their ability to articulate ideas with precision and clarity. This course will develop a high degree of academic communication skills and strong independent study habits, as well as building empathy and an understanding of different perspectives about our place in the world.

The Level 3 course in 2020 will cover the following topics:

  • Reading critically through whakapapa and feminist lenses
  • Studying postcolonial poetry of New Zealand and the Pacific
  • Reading George Orwell's novel 1984
  • Other topics to be decided in consultation with students.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1B5/1B8 Exercise book OR refill and ringbinder

Recommended Prior Learning

Completion of Level 2 English or by negotiation with the Curriculum Leader of English.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 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
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
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
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: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

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.