5ENG - Extension English

  • Posted on: 17 May 2018
  • By: richardpitts
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This course is designed for those students already operating at or above the 'typical' Y10 student, who wish to extend themselves slightly, study some more challenging texts, and possibly dip their toes into NCEA early. There will be around ten Level One NCEA credits on offer throughout the year, starting with a project to read and view texts independently (other credits throughout the year will be based on speaking and creating visual texts).

This term, we'll try to finish our study of 'Ready Player One' by Ernest Cline. Expect lots of reading, note taking and conversing about the text. We'll then start the creation of a visual text based
****New students to the class should have at least half of the book before enrolling.****

As far as assessments go, we'll carry on with the Personal Responses to Texts, and make a start on the creation of a visual text too.

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