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Monday, September 10, 2012

Assessment criteria for book report for juniors MAX


Book Reports
The Old Man and the Sea
By Ernest Hemingway
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Guidance notes

-        The portfolio will contain two assignments, each on a different text.
-        Unless otherwise indicated, candidates may use any edition of the set text, provided it is not an abridgement or simplified version.
-        Candidates are not required to compare poems or stories within the assignment,
-        Teachers should not, however, mark, correct or edit draft assignment material; teachers should give only general guidance during this phase.
-        Assignments should be between 600 and 1000 words.
-        Candidates may use typewriters or word processors, or can write their assignments by hand.
-        Candidates should remember to carefully proofread their work.
-        There should be “Works Cited” page.

Assessment criteria

  1. Answers in this band have all the qualities of Band 2 work, with further insight,
sensitivity, individuality and flair. /23-25 points/
  1. Sustains a perceptive and convincing personal response /20-22 points/
• shows a clear critical understanding of the text
• responds sensitively and in detail to the way the writer achieves her/his effects
• integrates much well-selected reference to the text
  1. Makes a well-developed and detailed personal response /16-19 points/
• shows a clear understanding of the text and some of its deeper implications
• makes a developed response to the way the writer achieves her/his effects
• supports with careful and relevant reference to the text
  1. Makes a reasonably developed personal response /14-15 points/
• shows understanding of the text and some of its deeper implications
• makes some response to the way the writer uses language
• shows some thoroughness in the use of supporting evidence from the text
  1. Begins to develop a personal response /11-13 points/
• shows some understanding of meaning
• uses some supporting textual detail
  1. Attempts to communicate a basic personal response /8-10 points/
• makes some relevant comments
• shows a basic understanding of surface meaning of the text
• makes a little supporting reference to the text
  1. Some evidence of simple personal response /5-7 points/
• makes a few straightforward comments
• shows a few signs of understanding the surface meaning of the text
• makes a little reference to the text
  1. Limited attempt to respond /1-4 points/
• shows some limited understanding of simple/literal meaning
9.    No answer / Insufficient to meet the criteria for Band 8. /0 point/

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