201Eng

Level 2 English 201

Course Description

This course is comprised of internal achievement standards plus the opportunity to sit one external standard.  This is a full year course.  This course is designed to enable students to attain Level 2 Literacy (5 reading and 5 writing credits) and will contribute to NCEA Level 2 Qualification.  Students will be assessed on their ability to understand meaning in written and visual/oral texts as well as their ability to create their own meaning.  Students will also seek feedback to make changes to their own writing to make improve clarity, meaning and effect.  Literacy in English gives students access to the understanding, knowledge and skills they need to participate fully in the social, cultural, political, and economic life of New Zealand and the wider world.



Course Overview

Semester 1
This course is fully internally assessed. The students start the year by studying a film. They also begin work on their personal responses . The work for this continues throughout the rest of the year. Students will also start work on a research assignment based on their chosen topic.

Semester 2
The second part of the year students produce a visual text and continue work on their personal responses. They also have the opportunity to complete a writing portfolio. In the second half of the year students will complete their personal responses started at the beginning of the year.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Ring-Binder/20pocket Clear File/2B8 Exercise Book/Refill/Pens

Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level 1 English. Students should have achieved at least half the credits offered in their NCEA level 1 course to be successful in this Level 2 course

Pathway

Within this course students can achieve their UE literacy credits. The course is the foundation for moving into the Level 3 Internally assessed course in the following year. The skills developed in this course can lead to a range of career options covering a range of industries.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91101 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.4 - Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91103 v3
NZQA Info
English 2.6 - Create a crafted and controlled visual and verbal text
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91105 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.8 - Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91106 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.9 - Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91107 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.10 - Analyse aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, supported by evidence
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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