Year 12 Classical Studies

12CLA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: K. Baird

This course will be assessed against the national achievement standards with credits gained towards NCEA Level 2. The course covers key aspects of ancient Greek civilisation: The Trojan War and the history of Greece; the literature and ideas of Homer; the leadership and rebuilding of the Acropolis under Pericles, Athenian public sculpture and architecture, and the relationship between an aspect of ancient Greece and an aspect of modern life through Margaret Atwood’s Penelopiad.


Pathway

Year 13 Art History, Year 13 Classical Studies, Year 13 History, Year 13 Sustainable Societies & Futures

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x Ringbinder, 1 x A4 lined refill OR 2 x 1B8 exercise books and 1 x Clear file (20 leaf), (tbc) Wellington City fieldtrip, Term 3


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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91200 v2 Classical Studies 2.1 - Examine ideas and values of the classical world
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91201 v2 Classical Studies 2.2 - Examine the significance of features of work(s) of art in the classical world
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91202 v3 Classical Studies 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of a significant event in the classical world
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 9
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91204 v2 Classical Studies 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between aspects of the classical world and aspects of other cultures
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 7
2
I
6
Y
6r
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.