Level 1 English: Pūrākau

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs T. Lockwood

Where it All Started: Exploring Origin Stories, Pūrākau, and Traditional Narratives in English

Students will look at different narratives and views on the origins of spaces, places, and figures from history and literature. Students will consider how myths, legends, and origin stories have been represented in films, books, poems, and oral texts and how this influences the wider world. Students will also their own text that fit within the genre of origin narratives to contribute to this global dialogue.

As part of this course students may explore reliable and unreliable narration, the link between origin stories and identity, and the relationship between power and story telling. 


Pathway

Level 2 English

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Credit Information
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. 90849 v3 English 1.1 - Show understanding of specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), using supporting evidence
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90850 v4 English 1.2 - Show understanding of specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), using supporting evidence
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90852 v2 English 1.8 - Explain significant connection(s) across texts, using supporting evidence
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90855 v3 English 1.7 - Create a visual text
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90856 v2 English 1.11 - Show understanding of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, using supporting evidence
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.