NCEA Level 2 English
Teacher in Charge: M. Clark
This course is made up of teaching and learning that supports assessment against a mix of internal and external achievement standards offered in English at NCEA Level 3. In consultation with their teacher, students design the assessment plan that best meets their achievement and learning needs.
The goals of this course are to obtain University Entrance Literacy and to gain at least 14 credits towards achieving Level 2 NCEA. Students are also encouraged to aim for Merit or Excellence subject endorsement in English. Key learning foci are for students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to communicate effectively through creating fluent and coherent visual, verbal and written texts. They will also be developing the knowledge and skills needed to understand and critically analyse and evaluate visual, verbal and oral texts.
This course leads to a University Entrance approved subject.
Recommended Prior Learning
At least 3 Level 1 English Achievement Standards (excluding speech 90857).
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For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.