Level 3 English - Critical thinking and writing
Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Jansen
LEARNING ACTIVITIES: This course has an academic, writing focus and will suit students with confident writing skills. The writing folio will be a major component of the internal assessment. The course will offer students a stimulating, in-depth study of a range of written texts. Students will develop their critical and analytical abilities. This will appeal to students with a love of literature and language. Students who enjoy analysis of visual text should consider taking 13ENG.
Standards will be chosen from the ones advertised up to 20 credits
English is a language-rich subject, and a requirement for all future career and vocational pathways.
Recommended Prior Learning
At least 12 credits from Level 2 English Achievement Standards with a preference for an Achieved grade or better in the writing standards.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
A suitable device.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24
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.
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