ENX3
This course requires 2 options.

English Extension - Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: N. Fry

English is about developing the language skills that help us understand and communicate with the world around us.

Topics on this course include:
• Portfolio Writing
• Oral Presentation or Critically Analysing Connections Across Texts
• Response to Literature
• Close Reading of Unfamiliar Written Texts
• Researching Literature

An example of credits available is listed below


Course Overview

Term 1
Develop an informed understanding of literature. Students will read a novel, then research what critics have said about it in order to deepen their understanding of the text.
Students will craft their first piece of fluent, coherent writing.

Term 2
Close viewing of visual text, or verbal presentation, or make connections across texts.
Students will craft a second piece of fluent, coherent writing.

Term 3
Literature study. Students will critically analyse various aspects of the class text that was read in Term 1, and strengthen their understanding of essay writing.
Critically analyse unfamiliar written texts.
Students may craft a third piece of fluent, coherent writing.

Term 4
Revision of external standards: essay writing and comprehension of unfamiliar texts.

Prerequisites

You need 14 Level 2 English credits, including Merits and/or Excellences to do this course. You will need HOD approval if you have not attained this.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91480 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.9 - Respond critically to significant aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91479 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.8 - Develop an informed understanding of literature and/or language using critical texts
4
4
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 2, Week: 10

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91475 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.4 - Produce a selection of fluent and coherent writing which develops, sustains, and structures ideas

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 10

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91474 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.3 - Respond critically to significant aspects of unfamiliar written texts through close reading, supported by evidence

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 5

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91472 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.1 - Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 5

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 21
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Tauranga Boys’ College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.