Ko te reo te ora - Language is life

Ko te reo te tuakiri - Language is my identity

Ko te reo tōku ahurei - Language is my uniqueness

What will you learn in Year 11 English?

  • A two-year pathway to NCEA Level 2.

  • Interpret ideas within and between texts from a range of contexts

  • Identify and understand the features of language use in particular contexts.

  • Communicate developed ideas by selecting and using a range of language features accurately for a variety of effects.

  • Seek feedback and make changes, with guidance, to improve clarity, meaning and effect.

  • Inquire into finding solutions to local problems in their community using the 'design thinking' innovative process.

  • Identify, describe, and explain perspectives through their responses to various texts.

  • Show a developed understanding of how writers position their intended audience through using the language conventions and techniques, point of view, structure, contexts, and intended purpose that shape a range of texts.

  • Take a stance, explaining and justifying interpretations of increasingly complex texts, using examples and/or details primarily from the text but also from beyond it.

  • Identify how identity influences and informs personal responses to language and language choices.

  • Describe and explain the literary qualities of increasingly complex texts using examples from the text.