Level 3 English
Teacher in Charge: Ms F. Pearson
Students will continue to focus on reading, writing, listening, speaking and viewing skills. They will be trained in how to develop logical written arguments in response to their literature studies. All students will study two written texts and a film over the course of the year. Students will complete a Research task and create a portfolio of crafted writing.
Students will be enrolled in two of the three external standards. They will make a decision, with the support of their teacher, about whether or not to attempt the third external standard. They may also be offered the opportunity to deliver an oral presentation as an extra assessment task.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$20.00 for Shakespeare Text for students who wish to purchase their own copy
Recommended Prior Learning
Reasonable success in Level 2 English, including 1 external standard.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Optional assessment. Students must attend tutorials to prepare for this standard as it is not specifically part of the year's work.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.