CLS2 - Classical Studies

Entry Requirements:
12 Credits from the following: ENG1, CLS1 or HIS1. At least 4 credits must be from External examinations. HOF/TIC approval.
Level:
NCEA 2
Type:
Optional
Duration:
Full Year
Invitation Only:
No
Assessment:
Achievement Standard
Credits:
up to 24
Endorsement:
No
Leads To:
Classical Studies (NCEA 3)
Contribution:
Optional Field Trip - Massey Classics Day (Approx $20)
Notes:
This course offers reading and writing literacy credits. 10 reading Internal Credits. 8 Reading and Writing External Credits.

What was life like in Ancient Greece and Rome? 1) Promote knowledge and understanding of the history and culture of the ancient world; 2) To develop skills such as research, communication and processing information. A study of the beliefs, social life, literature, drama, art and politics of the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Study topics include Greek Mythology, gods, goddesses and heroes, Homers Odyssey, Greek Tragedy, the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, and the art and architecture of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Also includes the lives of Ancient Roman Emperors.

Available Standards:

Some or all of the following will be offered
Title Description Level Credits Assessment U.E. Reading U.E. Writing
91200 Examine ideas and values of the classical world 2 4 External Yes Yes
91201 Examine the significance of features of works of art in the classical world 2 4 External Yes Yes
91202 Demonstrate understanding of a significant event in the classical world 2 4 Internal Yes No
91203 Demonstrate understanding of socio political life in the classical world 2 6 External Yes Yes
91204 Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between aspects of the classical world and aspects of other cultures 2 6 Internal Yes No
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(*) Last Reviewed: July 29, 2019

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