CLS21S

CLASSICAL STUDIES 21S - Semester 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. Knight

Classical Studies is an inter-disciplinary study of ancient Greek and Roman culture.
Topics include:
• Greek mythology
• Homer’s Odyssey
• The Trojan War

Future Possibilities: The course provides an excellent background for further study in the Semester 2 Classics course, Classics Level 3 and beyond, and also in History, Art History, English and Philosophy. Classics can also be of general interest, providing cultural enrichment, improving literacy and helping to develop communication, research and analytical skills.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$10.00 for printed material, plus possible field trip expenses.

Recommended Prior Learning

This subject begins at Year 12 and caters for students of different abilities and educational backgrounds. To be eligible for entry, students need to have achieved in either Level 1 History, Geography or English.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 8 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91202 v3
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of a significant event in the classical world
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91200 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 2.1 - Examine ideas and values of the classical world
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 8
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 8
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0