NCEA Level 2 Classical Studies

12CLS
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

NCEA Level 3 Classical Studies

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91200 v2 Classical Studies 2.1 - Examine ideas and values of the classical world
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91201 v2 Classical Studies 2.2 - Examine the significance of features of work(s) of art in the classical world
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91202 v3 Classical Studies 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of a significant event in the classical world
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91203 v2 Classical Studies 2.4 - Examine socio-political life in the classical world
2
E
6
Y
6r,6w
A.S. 91204 v2 Classical Studies 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between aspects of the classical world and aspects of other cultures
2
I
6
Y
6r
Total Credits

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

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