SACE Compulsories A

SACE Integrated Programs

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SACE Compulsories A

SACE Integrated Programs

20 credits


This course is individualised to meet both the needs of the individual student and the requirements of the compulsory SACE subjects: English and Mathematics.

Within this subject students will work closely with the teacher to develop the capabilities specific to the subjects.


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Overview
ESSENTIAL ENGLISH A
Essential English is designed for a range of students, including those who are seeking to meet the SACE literacy requirement, students planning to pursue a career in a range of trades or vocational pathways, and those intending to continue their study of English at Stage 2. There is an emphasis on communication, comprehension, analysis, and text creation.

COURSE CONTENT
  • Communication
  • Speaking
  • Letter writing (including cover letters, letters of complaint, and letters to the Editor)
  • Understanding and creating everyday texts such as adverts and newspaper articles
  • Understanding and the use of technical language relevant to workplace or interest
  • Creation of instructional texts
ASSESSMENT
Responding to texts - 50%
Creating texts - 50%

ESSENTIAL MATHEMATICS
Essential Mathematics is designed for a range of students, including those who are seeking to meet the SACE numeracy requirement, and students who are planning to pursue a career in a range of trades or vocational pathways. There is an emphasis on extending students? mathematical skills in ways that apply to practical problem-solving in everyday and workplace contexts, in flexible and resourceful ways.

COURSE CONTENT
Stage 1 Essential Mathematics consists of the following seven topics:

  • Topic 1: Calculations, time, and ratio
  • Topic 2: Earning and spending
  • Topic 3: Geometry
  • Topic 4: Data in context
  • Topic 5: Measurement
  • Topic 6: Investing
  • Topic 7: Open topic
Of these topics at least three topics will be taught in line with the interest of the class.

ASSESSMENT
Skills and Applications - Tasks 50%
Folio - 50%

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