L3 Pacific Rim Culture

PRC32
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs P. Thin-Rabb

Pacific Rim Culture offers students an opportunity to bring their own cultural knowledge and understanding to learning as well as engage in new learning about various Pacific cultures. This course engages students in developing collaboration through teaching and/or learning a range of Pasifika dances and/or songs, communication skills through researching and presenting, and creativity through developing new dance ideas and presentation modes. 

There are a variety of unit and achievement standards which students can choose from to create their own personal learning programme.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Standards Available
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 17164 v5 Draw a conclusion after investigating a hypothesis on an aspect of Pacific indigenous knowledge with consultation
3
I
6
U.S. 17170 v4 Draw a conclusion after investigating a hypothesis on an aspect of Pacific society with consultation
3
I
6
U.S. 26540 v5 Communicate comprehensive understanding of an aspect of Pacific culture through a planned presentation with consultation
3
I
3
A.S. 91418 v2 Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91591 v2 Dance 3.4 - Perform a group dance
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91592 v2 Dance 3.5 - Perform a repertoire of contrasting dances
3
I
6
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 14

* 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: 29 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 29 credits.