1NNT1A

1 Natural Narratives (1NNT1) 82

Course Description

Learners will have the opportunity to explore how culture and science collide through narratives such as myths, legends and scientific research. Learners will use these experiences to create their own narratives through Creative Writing as well as carry out a scientific inquiry which is presented using either Formal Writing, OR Deliver an Oral Text.




Course Overview

Term 1
Investigating different astronomical cycles and the effects they have on Earth. Looking at seasons, lunar cycles, etc, and different stories that have sprung up around them.

Term 2
Using the knowledge of astronomical cycles to create own piece of writing about a cycle.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
Course Fee $10.00 for in class course materials and resources
Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events will be added to statements as and when trips and occur.
E-learning lesson & homework tool to assist and reinforce lessons. (Quill $25.00 per subscription)

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

In addition to the Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

Stationery items required for this course include
WA4 Writing Exercise Book 7mm Ruled 36 Leaves
A4 Display Book Insert Cover 40 Pocket Blue

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90052 v5
NZQA Info
English 1.4 - Produce creative writing
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90855 v3
NZQA Info
English 1.7 - Create a visual text
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90990 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s)
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 9
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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