L2 Classical Studies

L2CLST
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms L. Moore

In Classical Studies students investigate aspects of the ancient world. This involves studies within several disciplines including history, art history, literature and drama. 

This course covers aspects of the ancient civilisations of Greece and Rome. Students are encouraged to think critically, to analyse material and to use evidence to present an argument. Students will investigate the tragedies of the Greek playwright Sophocles; the sculpture and architecture of Athens during the fifth century B.C.; and the political life of ancient Rome during the time of Cicero and Caesar.

This course will be assessed to Classical Studies Achievement Standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 24 credits at L2.


Pathway

L3 Classical Studies, L3 Economics, L3 Geography, L3 History, L3 Sociology, L3 Tourism

Required Prior Learning

Entry is subject to approval by HOD and dependent on proven performance in Year 11. The expectation is that students will have gained at least 12 credits in any L1 (Year 11) Social Science subject or the equivalent in English.


Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

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.