91480 English 3.9: Visual Texts - 3 credits

You could also climb Sebastopol Ridge in Marlborough. Or you could watch the movie.

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This achievement standard is based on watching videos and comparing them. It is split into three parts. Part 1 picking a feature film to examine it's main themes, Part 2 is identifying the significant film-making aspects, and Part 3 combines the first two parts in an essay. This counts towards literacy credits (and academic credits).

Unlike a ‘traditional’ exam, you won’t be sitting a test at the end of your learning. Instead, you will be able to work on the report over a period of time. It’s the digital equivalent of a research internal that you might do at school over 2-4 weeks; some is done in class and some is done at home. In the end, you submit the essay you've created.

Technology requirements:

You must use the Google Chrome browser. Free download here.
A desktop or laptop with a working camera and microphone.