L3 Classical Studies

L3CLST
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 life and achievements of Augustus; the comedies of the Greek playwright Aristophanes; and the art and architecture of the Roman Empire.

This course will be assessed to Classical Studies Achievement Standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 26 credits at L3.


Required Prior Learning

Entry is subject to approval by HOD and dependent on proven performance in Year 12. The expectation is that students will have gained at least 12 credits in any L2 Social Science subject or the equivalent in English. It is not necessary to have studied Classical Studies at L2 (Year 12) to take this course.


Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91394 v2 Classical Studies 3.1 - Analyse ideas and values of the classical world
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91395 v2 Classical Studies 3.2 - Analyse the significance of a work(s) of art in the classical world
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91396 v2 Classical Studies 3.3 - Analyse the impact of a significant historical figure on the classical world
3
E
6
Y
6r,6w *
A.S. 91397 v2 Classical Studies 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of significant ideology(ies) in the classical world
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 91398 v2 Classical Studies 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the lasting influences of the classical world on other cultures across time
3
I
6
Y
6r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.