Level 3 Greek Art & Roman Philosophers (SOS306)
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.
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.
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.
Term: 4, Week: 4
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 6
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.