Year 10 English

10EN
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Ryan

On completing this course students should be able to:
• Read, understand and respond to a variety of literature and visual media, using critical thinking skills;
• Write with reasonable accuracy (with ability to self correct) in a range of formal and informal modes;
• Speak with confidence and communicate an effective, clear message to the class;
• Analyse the surface and implied meanings, both logical and emotional, of a range of spoken language texts;
• Create and present a role in a dramatic work at a level beyond Year 9;
• Understand and put into effect basic rules of visual language at a level beyond Year 9;
• Use library and other resources for independent research;
• Work independently, managing self;
• Work in co-operative groups, participating and contributing, and relating to others.

COURSE CONTENT:
This course follows the New Zealand Curriculum in English. As in Year 9, work is adapted as far as possible to students' needs and interests. Students will read and respond critically to a range of different texts (e.g. novel, drama, short story, poetry and film) and will analyse these in a wide variety of ways (written, visual, oral). They will demonstrate inquiry learning skills, writing skills (drafting, revising, editing and proofreading), engaging with, using and enjoying English at Level 5/6 of the curriculum.


Pathway

Level 1 English

Recommended Prior Learning Open Entry
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90857 v2 English 1.6 - Construct and deliver an oral text
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 9
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.