NCEA Level 1 English Literature
Level 1
Number of Credits: 19

Entry Recommendations: Completion of Year 10 English, with specific focus on reading and writing skills. Entry into this course is at the discretion of the Head of Faculty English and other department staff.

Course Outline: Students will explore and develop a range of vital skills and key competencies in this course. Students will have the opportunity to make choices about their learning outcomes through their choice of topics for writing, choices (where possible) of written and visual texts studied, and choice of oral presentation topic.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Writing on a range of genres
  • Thinking critically about a range of oral, written and visual texts.                

Course Costs: Approximately $25.

The course leads to: NCEA Level 2 English or IB English.                              

Assessment

AS 90849
Show understanding of specified aspects of studied written texts, using supporting evidence
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
Assessment Period - Term 4
AS 90850
Show understanding of specified aspects of studied visual or oral texts, with supporting evidence
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
Assessment Period - Term 4
AS 90851
Show understanding of specified aspects of unfamiliar written texts through close reading, with supporting evidence
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
Assessment Period - Term 4
AS 90052
Produce creative writing (optional)
3 Credits
Literacy
Portfolio
Assessment Period - Term 2
AS 90857
Construct and deliver an oral presentation
3 Credits
Literacy
Formal Speech
Assessment Period - Term 2
AS 90855
Create a visual text (optional)
3 Credits
Literacy
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Assessment Period - Term 2
Level 1 English Literature