English - General - NCEA Level 2
Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Robertson
This course is designed for students working at Curriculum Level 7 and focuses on both the analysis of, and response to a range of texts. It provides the opportunity for students to gain all of the Literacy Requirements for University Entrance. Students are required to engage in a wide reading programme, deliver an oral presentation, present a writing folio, analyse visual/oral and written texts, and prepare for the analysis of unfamiliar texts.
Note: University Entrance Literacy can be gained across a variety of Level 2 and 3 subjects.
Wide Reading- complete 6 responses
Introduce Written Text study
- read novel
Complete Novel Study
Written Text Common Assessment
- write an essay on studied written text
- write and present an oral text to an audience
Unfamiliar Text Study
- write an essay on a written text
- respond to unfamiliar texts
Writing Portfolio Study
- write, craft and edit 2 pieces of writing
Revision for exams
NCEA English L2 Exam
Recommended Prior Learning
14 English/Media Studies credits at NCEA Level 1
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Term: 3, Week: 10
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 1, Week: 11