NCEA Level 3 English Literature
Level 3
Number of Credits: 18

Entry Requirements: 14 credits from NCEA Level 2 English or entry in consultation with the Head of Faculty.

Course Outline: This is a well-rounded, vibrant, general Level 3 English course, which will further extend students’ skills in writing, speaking and critical literacy through a number of interesting, challenging and thought-provoking learning contexts. The course includes the detailed study of at least two literary genres (from novel, film and drama), as well as close analysis of shorter texts (including poetry and non-fiction). Students will study critical literary theory. They will be expected to sit two Level 3 external standards at the end of the year.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Critical literacy

Course Costs: Approximately $25

Assessment

AS 91472
Respond critically to specified aspects of studied written texts, supported by evidence
4 Credits
Reading (4 Credits) and Writing (4 Credits)
Examination
Assessment Period - Term 4
AS 91473
Respond critically to specified aspects of studied visual texts, supported by evidence
4 Credits
Writing
Examination
Assessment Period - Term 4
AS 91479
Respond to critical tests
4 Credits
Reading
Report
Assessment Period - Term 2
AS 91475
Produce a selection of fluent and coherent writing which develops, sustains and structures ideas
6 Credits
Writing
Portfolio
Assessment Period - Term 3
Level 3 English Literature