03SSL

Level 3 Social Science Literacy

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Carruthers

This course teaches a combination of research, reading, and writing skills in order to give students the opportunity to get Level 3 as well as University Entrance credits. The contexts studied will be varied and will focus on current issues affecting New Zealand and the world. This course is not U.E approved but does offer the chance to gain U.E literacy via internal assessments.   


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbooks and stationary for the various topics are provided throughout the year by your teacher.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students must have passed NCEA Level 2, be doing 3 UE approved subjects at Level 3, and not have UE literacy to gain entry into this course. 

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 22750 v4
NZQA Info
Write a crafted text for a specified audience using researched material in English for an academic purpose
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91597 v2
NZQA Info
Social Studies 3.2 - Conduct a critical social inquiry
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91600 v2
NZQA Info
Social Studies 3.5 - Examine a campaign of social action(s) to influence policy change(s)
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 16
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 10

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.

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