Level 2 Pasifika Studies

2PAS
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Jacques

Pasifika Studies integrates developing a student’s Pasifika language, critical thinking about different aspects of Pasifika culture(s) as well as performance and written and oral presentation skills. Samoan language, Tongan language and Cook Island language are university entrance subjects. There is the concept of a Pasifika Village with also the inclusion of Year 10 students for the full year. Students will choose up to 4 standards or 18 credits from this list.


Pathway

Level 3 Pasifika Studies

Recommended Prior Learning

Preferably an ability in a Pasifika language and/or an interest in Pasifika culture in the Pacific Islands and globally.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 17163 v5 Draw a conclusion after an investigation into an aspect of Pacific indigenous knowledge with guidance
2
I
5
U.S. 17166 v4 Draw a conclusion after an investigation into an aspect of Pacific change and development with guidance
2
I
5
U.S. 17169 v4 Draw a conclusion after an investigation into an aspect of Pacific society with guidance
2
I
5
U.S. 26539 v5 Communicate detailed understanding of an aspect of Pacific culture through a planned presentation with guidance
2
I
3
U.S. 26540 v5 Communicate comprehensive understanding of an aspect of Pacific culture through a planned presentation with consultation
3
I
3
U.S. 28064 v3 Present information on a familiar topic (EL)
3
I
5
U.S. 30510 v1 Deliver a short oral presentation in English for an academic purpose
3
I
5
A.S. 91143 v3 Samoan 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Samoan texts on familiar matters
2
E
5
A.S. 91144 v2 Samoan 2.3 - Interact using spoken Samoan to share information and justify ideas and opinions in different situations
2
I
5
A.S. 91145 v2 Samoan 2.2 - Give a spoken presentation in Samoan that communicates information, ideas and opinions
2
I
4
A.S. 91146 v3 Samoan 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and/or visual Samoan text(s) on familiar matters
2
E
5
A.S. 91147 v2 Samoan 2.5 - Write a variety of text types in Samoan to convey information, ideas, and opinions in genuine contexts
2
I
5
A.S. 91674 v1 Lea Faka-Tonga 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Lea Faka-Tonga texts on familiar matters
2
E
5
A.S. 91675 v1 Lea Faka-Tonga 2.2 - Give a spoken presentation in Lea Faka-Tonga that communicates information, ideas and opinions
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 64 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 49 credits.