ENGL201

NCEA Level 2 English (Literary) 201

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Edgecombe

English (Literary) 201

This course will help you to make strong connections between texts and contexts. You will develop stronger reading skills, compile a portfolio of your own writing over the course of the year, have an encounter with Shakespeare's plays, and sharpen your close viewing skills with a film study. Other text studies in this course will include a focus on poems and/or short stories, as well as a novel.


Course Overview

Term 1
Study of short literary texts, as well as a film study. The term will conclude with an internally assessed close viewing analysis, based on the film study in class.

Term 2
This term will involve a Shakespeare study, while also making time for writing, as well as the development of close reading skills. The Shakespeare study will culminate in an internally assessed written essay.

Term 3
In Term 3, students will complete and submit a portfolio of writing for internal assessment. The term will also include a novel study in order to build students' complex reading skills, and to prepare them for the November exam.

Term 4
Revision for the NCEA exam in November.

Recommended Prior Learning

12 or more credits in Level 1 English achievement standards, or at the discretion of the Head of the English Department.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There are no scheduled trips, but opportunities to attend theatrical productions or other events may present themselves from time to time, incurring a small cost. You will need a folder and refill, or exercise book, for using alongside your device.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91098 v3
NZQA Info
English 2.1 - Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

A.S. 91100 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.3 - Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

A.S. 91101 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.4 - Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6w
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 5

A.S. 91107 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.10 - Analyse aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, supported by evidence
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11

A.S. 91217 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.5 - Examine the work of a playwright
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 8

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 21
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
Total Numeracy Credits: 0