SOS206

Level 2 Greek Heroes & the Rise of Rome (SOS206)

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Jenkins

Julius Caesar - Wikipedia

Greek Heroes and the Rise of Rome

This Social Science course will be assessed against the national achievement standards with credits gained towards NCEA Level Two. It is a mix of internally and externally assessed standards.

Theme One: Key aspects of ancient Greek civilisation will be investigated. This will include, The Trojan War and the history of Greece; the literature and ideas of Homer; and the relationship between an aspect of ancient Greece and an aspect of modern life through Margaret Atwood’s Penelopiad. 

Theme Two: Investigating Ancient Rome - including key aspects of life in ancient Roman society, concentrating on the life and battles of Julius Caesar. 

This is an Achievement Standard Course with credits from the Classical Studies area. 




Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x Ringbinder, 1 x A4 lined refill OR 2 x 1B8 exercise books
Study guides (optional) $25

Recommended Prior Learning

14 credits or more in: Year 11 English, 11 Geography, 11 History will allow you to be eligible to do this course, or at the discretion of the HOD.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 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

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

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

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 9

A.S. 91203 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 2.4 - Examine socio-political life in the classical world

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

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w
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

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 7

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 20
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0