L1 English Crime - Semester A

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss L. Harris

Level 1 English Crime - Semester A

Have you ever wondered what makes a criminal tick? Have you ever imagined yourself with a magnifying glass and a notepad solving the strangest of crimes? Then this class is for you. 

Become an amateur detective for a semester and investigate the motives of criminal masterminds. We will hunt down clues in our own escape rooms, research infamous cases and analyse evidence to figure out the who, what, when and where of the crime. So dust off your Cluedo set, get out those binoculars and let's solve some mysteries!

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. 




Pathway

L2 and 3 English Core - Semester A, L2 English: Dystopia - Semester A, L2 English: Identity - Semester A, L2 English: Law - Semester A, L2 English: Trades - Semester A

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 crime theme will also spark interest for students looking at careers in crime investigation, forensics, data analysis and law enforcement.

Prior Learning & Prerequisites

If you have a keen sense of justice and a creative flair for writing, apply to be an amateur sleuth today.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement, however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90052 v5 English 1.4 - Produce creative writing
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90053 v5 English 1.5 - Produce formal writing
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90852 v2 English 1.8 - Explain significant connection(s) across texts, using supporting evidence
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90853 v2 English 1.9 - Use information literacy skills to form conclusion(s)
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Pathway Tags

Barrister, Judge, Policy Analyst, Paramedic, Pathologist, Police Officer, Emergency Management Officer, Corrections Officer, Forensic Scientist, Firefighter, Fishery Officer, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Security Officer/Guard, Parking Officer, Probation Officer, Intelligence Officer


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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.