3LIT

3 #LIT 3.0 (3LIT)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Evans

To present learners with an academic English course, while promoting a passion for the subject of English.  By taking this course, learners will improve their literacy skills as well as be better prepared for university or other tertiary study.  Learners will prepare for two examinations (one on a novel and one on a film).  Learners will also complete a writing portfolio and show their creativity by making a visual image.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
Course Fee $5.00 for in class 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 and added to statements as they 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.


See Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

No additional course specific stationery items other than the Senior Stationery list are required for this course.

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.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91472 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.1 - Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91473 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.2 - Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91475 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.4 - Produce a selection of fluent and coherent writing which develops, sustains, and structures ideas
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91477 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.6 - Create a fluent and coherent visual text which develops, sustains, and structures ideas using verbal and visual language
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 17
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 17

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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