Approx Cost:
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Recommendations:

This course is open entry but an enjoyment of myths and legends is a must.

Course Outline:

Hercules, Perseus, Thor, Prometheus, Maui. Want to know what these heroes have in common? This semester course will explore the Myths and Legends of Ancient Cultures while teaching you how to think more deeply about why they existed in the first place. This course will draw connections across seemingly disconnected cultures through their myths.


  • close reading skills
  • literature study
  • speaking and presenting skills
  • formal writing skills
  • creative writing skills

There is one internal NCEA assessment, including 4 literacy credits.


This course offers the same achievement standard:

  • 11ENC - War and Conflict
Where Does It Lead:

ENW201, ENG201, ENH201, ENS201,  ENR001 (if entry requirements are met for these courses) ENG202

For further information see:
Mrs Ryan