Level 2 English 201
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.
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.
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
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.
Any information, costs or standards may change.