Level 2 Greek Heroes & the Rise of Rome (SOS206)
Teacher in Charge: C. Jenkins
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.
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.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Term: 4, Week: 4
Term: 2, Week: 9
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
Term: 3, Week: 7