English - Communication - NCEA Level 2
Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Robertson
This course is designed for students working at Curriculum Level 7 and has a focus on the visual strand of the English curriculum. Students are required to analyse connections across texts, prepare a report, closely read a visual text, and engage in research project. There are no external assessments in this course and it does not offer University Entrance Literacy.
Note: University Entrance Literacy can be gained across a variety of Level 2 and 3 subjects.
Introduce Connections Topic/Theme.
Study Connections Text 1.
Assessment: Write a Short Report summarising the main details Text 1
Study Connections Text 2
Study Connections Text 3
Study Connections Text 4
Assessment: Make connections across the 4 studied texts
Introduce Film Study
Assessment: Closely view and analyse an extract from the studied film
Introduce Research Topics
Assessment: Locate, collate and evaluate sources of information
Complete Research Study
Assessment: Form conclusions of the research topic
Recommended Prior Learning
10 English/Media Studies credits at NCEA Level 1
Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 6
Term: 4, Week: 3
Term: 2, Week: 3
Term: 3, Week: 10
Term: 2, Week: 10