12CLS

NCEA Level 2 Classical Studies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Todd-Mckeown

Classical Studies

Prerequisite: 12 credits in Level 1 English - 11ENG (excluding speech or static image related standards) and/or 12 credits in Level 1 History - 11HIS or Level 1 Geography- 11GEO (or at the discretion of the TIC Classics)

Students will study the classical Greek and Roman civilisations, with a focus on Greece in level 2. Topics currently include Mythology, Eruption of Mt Vesuvius, Athenian Political and Social Life, Homer’s Odyssey and Athenian Architecture and Sculpture. Please note the topics are subject to change.




Subject Overview

Term 1
- Introduction to Greek Mythology - the gods, goddesses, heroes and myths.
- The ideas & values of the classical world - The Odyssey, Homer - plot, characters, themes
- The relationship between the classical world & other cultures - Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief

Term 2
- A significant event in the classical world - the eruption of Mt Vesuvius, 79AD
- The significance of features of works of art - 5th century Athenian art & architecture

Term 3
- Socio-political life in the classical world - 5th century Athenian socio-political life

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91200 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 2.1 - Examine ideas and values of the classical world

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91201 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 2.2 - Examine the significance of features of work(s) of art in the classical world

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91202 v3
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of a significant event in the classical world

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91203 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 2.4 - Examine socio-political life in the classical world

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91204 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between aspects of the classical world and aspects of other cultures

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 24
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 24
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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