Level 3 Pasifika Studies

3PAS
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 junior students for the whole year. Students will choose up to 4 standards or 18 credits from this list.


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. 17164 v5 Draw a conclusion after investigating a hypothesis on an aspect of Pacific indigenous knowledge with consultation
3
I
6
U.S. 17167 v4 Draw a conclusion after investigating a hypothesis on an aspect of Pacific change and development 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. 91563 v2 Samoan 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Samoan texts
3
E
5
*
A.S. 91564 v1 Samoan 3.2 - Give a clear spoken presentation in Samoan that communicates a critical response to stimulus material
3
I
3
*
A.S. 91565 v1 Samoan 3.3 - Interact clearly using spoken Samoan to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91566 v1 Samoan 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Samoan texts
3
E
5
*
A.S. 91567 v1 Samoan 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear Samoan to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
3
I
5
*
A.S. 91679 v1 Lea Faka-Tonga 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Lea Faka-Tonga texts
3
E
5
*
A.S. 91680 v1 Lea Faka-Tonga 3.2 - Give a clear spoken presentation in Lea Faka-Tonga that communicates a critical response to stimulus material
3
I
3
*
A.S. 91681 v1 Lea Faka-Tonga 3.3 - Interact clearly using spoken LF-Tonga to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91682 v1 Lea Faka-Tonga 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Lea Faka-Tonga texts
3
E
5
*
A.S. 91683 v1 Lea Faka-Tonga 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear Lea Faka-Tonga to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
3
I
5
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 48

* 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: 69 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 49 credits.