SOS306

Level 3 Greek Art & Roman Philosophers (SOS306)

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Jenkins

Greek Art and Roman Philosophers

This Social Science course will be assessed against the national achievement standards with credits gained towards NCEA Level 3. It will investigate a variety of topics from Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire. Achievement Standards from Level 3 Classical Studies will be offered.

Theme One will cover the Ancient Greek myths, and the portrayal of these fascinating stories and heroes on Greek Vases.  The influence of Greek Art on modern art will be investigated, for example the work of NZ artist Marion Maguire.  

Theme Two will examine life in Ancient Rome, including the evaluation of Roman philosophic ideas about death and the afterlife. 

Scholarship Classical Studies is also an option for students who are interested in working toward this in addition to their Level three studies.


Amphora Achilles slaying Penthesilea Ancient Greek Vase Pottery ...


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Ringbinder and refill OR 2x 1B8 exercise books
Write on Notes - optional - $20

Recommended Prior Learning

Students with 14 credits or more in: Year 12 English, 12 Geography, 12 History, or 12 Classical Studies will be eligible to do this course, or at the discretion of the HOD.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91394 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 3.1 - Analyse ideas and values of the classical world
Level: 3
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. 91396 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 3.3 - Analyse the impact of a significant historical figure on the classical world

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91397 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of significant ideology(ies) in the classical world
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

A.S. 91398 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the lasting influences of the classical world on other cultures across time
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 22
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 22
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.