2ENGDA

L2 English: Dystopia - Semester A

Course Description

Level 2 English: Dystopia - Semester A

Are you interested in exploring the great unknown of a dystopian future? 

Students should take this course if you like exploring a dark and dystopic future. Is there such a thing as a perfect world? Do people need choices? How can one person’s utopia be another person's dystopia? Who controls you? Does fear create conformity? We will explore these questions through a range of visual and written texts. 

Standards listed below are subject to change and will be decided in collaboration with the students and their teacher at the beginning of the semester. Students will be offered 8-10 credits for this course.

Students can take this course for both semesters. 


Prior Learning & Prerequisites

A love of diving deep into dark futures and a willingness to work independently when required.

Pathway

Communication skills learned in English provide a solid foundation for all jobs and career pathways, but especially for careers in marketing, research, consultancy, journalism, management, human resources and trades. The dystopian theme will also spark interest for students looking at careers in conservation, law enforcement, politic and policy development.

Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91104 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.7 - Analyse significant connections across texts, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91105 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.8 - Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91106 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.9 - Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 12
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 8
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.

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