Year 13 Classical Studies

13CLA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: K. Baird

This course will be assessed against the national achievement standards with credits gained towards NCEA Level 3. The course covers key aspects of ancient Roman civilisation including a history of Rome and the literature and ideas of Virgil. Content includes the significance of the works of Roman architecture and sculpture and evaluation of Roman ideas about death and the afterlife. We will also examine the relationship between an aspect of ancient Rome and an aspect of post-classical cultures through architecture or sculpture.
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

1 x Ringbinder, 1 x A4 lined refill, 1 x Index dividers (10 tab)


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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91394 v2 Classical Studies 3.1 - Analyse ideas and values of the classical world
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91395 v2 Classical Studies 3.2 - Analyse the significance of a work(s) of art in the classical world
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91397 v2 Classical Studies 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of significant ideology(ies) in the classical world
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 91398 v2 Classical Studies 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the lasting influences of the classical world on other cultures across time
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6
3
I
6
Y
6r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

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