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Level One Alternative English

Level

NCEA Level 1 Unit Standards and Achievement Standards

Entry Requirement

This course is recommended where Year 9 and 10 English grades in reading and writing skills have been “Not Achieved” or where students are unlikely to achieve the externally assessed achievement standards of NCEA Level 1 English.
(Refer to NCEA Level 1 English)

Cost

$25.00

Course Outline

The course has an emphasis on more practical English skills, as well as language studies, reading comprehension, note-making, media studies, speaking and library and research work.

The course helps students to meet the literacy requirements for NCEA Level 1 (10 credits at Level 1).  

Assessment

This is completely internally assessed.  

US 3483 - Fill in a form   - 2 credits

US 10792 - Write formal personal correspondence   - 3 credits

AS 90052 - Creative Writing - 3 credits

AS 90053 - Formal Writing   - 3 credits

AS 90853 - Research - 4 credits

AS 90858 - Formal Speech   - 3 credits

AS 90856 - Close Viewing   - 3 credits

 

Students may choose to reassess standards from Year 10

AS 90855 - Static Image   - 3 credits

 

Where Does It Lead

L2 Alternative English

Further Information

Mrs Emma Harris