Level 3 English

Pre-requisites:

Literacy at Level 2, preferably/ideally in Level 2 English at Merit or Excellence

Course description:

We will explore the most important works of literature and film and ask the question why are they the cornerstones of their cannons? We will be learning how critical lenses allow us to unpack a text to new depths of understanding and inference. This is the course for those who can push themselves to work on large projects.

Course objectives:

University Entrance endorsement while giving a wider understanding of the value of walking a mile in someone else’s opinion.  

Credits available:

The table below shows the credits available within the subject.

Number   Title I or E*    Credits
91475 Produce A selection of fluent and coherent writing which develops, sustains, and structures ideas. I 6
91478 Respond critically to significant connections across texts, supported by evidence. I 4
91479 Develop an informed understanding of literature and/or language using critical texts. I 4
91480 Respond critically to significant aspects of visual and oral texts through close reading supported by evidence. I 3
91474 Respond critically to significant aspects of unfamiliar written texts through close reading, supported by evidence   E 4
91473 Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence E 4
91472 Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence E 4

 

I or E * = Internal or external assessments

Leads to:Merit or excellence, University Entrance.          

Contact: Mr M Waller

Upcoming events

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Last day of term 4, 2020.

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre.

Monday 30 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 23 Nov

23rd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre.

Friday 13 Nov

13th November Senior students go on study leave for their NCEA exams.

Monday 26 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Monday 12 Oct

12th October to 17th October Westland High School will be staging Big Fish a School production at the Regent t... [Read more]

Monday 12 Oct

Term 4 begins

Friday 25 Sep

Last day of term 3.

Friday 25 Sep

25th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]
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