12CLAS

Level 2 Classical Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Lantsbery

Year 12 Classical Studies is the study of the ancient civilization of Greece and explores their mythology, art, history, literature, religion and philosophy. Students learn how the past continues to influence the present.

During the year you will study:

Mythology and Heroes 

A look at the big heroes, their origins and the actions that made them famous, eg Herakles, Perseus and Theseus. You will also look at how these heroes are presented in modern media.

The Trojan War/ The Odyssey           

What happens to the heroes from the greatest of all ancient wars?  Stories of fame, fighting monsters and revenge.


The City/Art of Athens       

The most famous of Ancient Greek cities and how it convinced themselves and others that they were the greatest of them all.  

 
The Persian Wars           

 What do you when a reported one million foreign troops invade your homeland?   

      



Recommended Prior Learning

Reasonable success in Level 1 Classical Studies, English or History, or at the discretion of the HOD.

Pathway

Credit Information

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. 91200 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 2.1 - Examine ideas and values of the classical world
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91201 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 2.2 - Examine the significance of features of work(s) of art in the classical world
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91202 v3
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of a significant event in the classical world
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91204 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between aspects of the classical world and aspects of other cultures
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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