2ENGM2

Breaking the News: Level 2 English

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Do you care what's happening in the news? Are there news stories and issues that get you fired up? Are there things that you wish you’d hear talked about more? In this course, we will explore ethical issues in the media and in the news, get familiar with current events, and understand every side to the ethical and moral issues that surround our everyday lives. You’ll get the chance to delve into an ethical issue you care about, and voice your opinions on what matters to you! 

Note - The context of this course is the same as Semester 1, however, you will be completing different standards. This means you CAN take this course in both Semester 1 and 2, and by doing so you will develop an even deeper understanding of the context.

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27613 v1
NZQA Info
Write and present news stories intended for publication
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91100 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.3 - Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence
5
5
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91101 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.4 - Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91103 v3
NZQA Info
English 2.6 - Create a crafted and controlled visual and verbal text
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 13
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 10
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer


The courses we offer are reviewed regularly and are subject to change.