NCEA Level 1 Unit Standards and Achievement Standards
This course is recommended where Year 9 and 10 English grades in reading and writing skills have been “Not Achieved” and/or “Achieved” only, or where students are unlikely to achieve the externally assessed achievement standards of NCEA Level 1 English.
(Refer to NCEA Level 1 English)
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).
This is completely internally assessed.
US 1273 - Write an original story - 4 credits
US 3483 - Fill in a form - 2 credits
US 10792 - Write formal personal correspondence - 3 credits
AS 90053 - Formal Writing - 3 credits
AS 90858 - Formal Speech - 3 credits
AS 90856 - Wide Viewing - 3 credits
Students may choose to reassess standards from Year 10
AS 90855 - Static Image - 3 credits