ENC303

Level 3 English- The more things change the more they stay the same (English)

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Blandford

The 21st Century has brought about unprecedented change. We have witnessed the progression of the internet, a truly global society and the rise of social media. But how much have human beings truly changed? The course looks into both classics and modern literature to find out if we have changed as much we may think. 

This English course offers 18 credits; 10 internal and 8 external from the standards listed below.

Some of the possible text studies are shown below. 

The corrosive nature of desire in Othello – Eng-quiring mindsExtremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran FoerThe Lives of Others | The Soul of the Plot

Being human is given. But keeping our humanity is a choice ...


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x 1B5 exercise book, 1 x Ringbinder, 1 x A4 lined refill, 1 x Index dividers (10 tab), 10 x Copysafe pockets

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 12 English

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91472 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.1 - Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91473 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.2 - Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91475 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.4 - Produce a selection of fluent and coherent writing which develops, sustains, and structures ideas

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6w *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

A.S. 91478 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.7 - Respond critically to significant connections across texts, supported by evidence

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 8

A.S. 91479 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.8 - Develop an informed understanding of literature and/or language using critical texts

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 8

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 22
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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.