Level 3 Social Science Literacy

03SSL
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 22750 v4 Write a crafted text for a specified audience using researched material in English for an academic purpose
4
I
6
Y
6r,6w
A.S. 91597 v2 Social Studies 3.2 - Conduct a critical social inquiry
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 91600 v2 Social Studies 3.5 - Examine a campaign of social action(s) to influence policy change(s)
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
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.

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