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Course ENGLISH – Year 12 Standard and Advanced 2013

Date Week 2 Tuesday 5th of February Time: By appointment Place: Sutherland Rooms

Task No. 1 Weighting - 10% (5% speaking/5% reading)

Topics to be assessed: Belonging
Nature of Task: Reading/Speaking
Students are to select a related text on the topic of ‘Belonging’. This text is not allowed to be a text issued in class by any one of the Standard or Advanced English teachers or a text previously studied or presented at school. Advanced students must not use another play and Standard must not use another film. In a speech of 2.5 -3 minutes students must analyse their chosen text with regards to: •What the text says about belonging

How the composer’s language techniques shape a sense of belonging or not belonging •How this piece links to their core text (As You Like It, Strictly Ballroom) •The ways in which their material has broadened and deepened their understanding of themselves and the world

Students will also need to submit a reflection statement of 200 words in hard copy on the day. Their reflection should answer the following: •‘How has your understanding of Belonging been enhanced by your study of your related text.’

A written copy of the speech and reflection statement must be submitted before the beginning of your oral. Students without a written copy will have 10% of available marks deducted for each day late.

NB.
All students are expected to be present on this day
All students MUST present in front of an audience
A medical certificate will be required for any absence during this period and the task will be presented the day the student returns to school. It is up to the student to see the teacher to organise this

Outcomes to be assessed – 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

Criteria
Ability to demonstrate an appropriate understanding of ‘Belonging’ •Ability to demonstrate detailed knowledge of the form, language and their effect on the chosen text •Ability to present sustained spoken and written texts using language appropriate to audience, purpose and form. •Ability to demonstrate reflection on own processes of responding, composing and learning.

MARKING GUIDELINES
SPEAKING
BANDDESCRIPTORS-see notes below for further explanationMARK 6Displays a sophisticated ability to communicate verbally, speaking fluently and clearly, with poise, confidence and control •Composes and delivers a sophisticated piece which adequately reflects the requirements of the speech genre10

9
5Displays an effective ability to communicate verbally, speaking fluently and clearly, with a strong degree of confidence and control •Composes and delivers an effective piece which reflects the requirements of the speech genre8

7
4Displays a sound ability to communicate verbally, speaking fluently and clearly, but with a varying degree of confidence and control •Composes and delivers text which reflects some of the requirements of the speech genre6

5
3Displays an ability to communicate verbally, but does so with very little confidence and control •Composes and delivers a text which reflects a limited understanding of the requirements of the speech genre4

3
2Displays very little ability to communicate verbally
Composes and delivers a text which does not reflect an understanding of the requirements of the speech genre2

1
1Non attempt0
READING (Analysis) of TEXT as spoken to audience
BANDDESCRIPTORSMARK
6Analyses and synthesises to a sophisticated degree the ideas presented in their chosen text and draws sophisticated conclusions about the issue of Belonging •Demonstrates sophisticated knowledge and understanding of the purposes and effects of the forms and language of their related text •Makes a sophisticated link to their core text10

9
5Effectively analyses and synthesises the ideas presented in their chosen text and draws strong conclusions about the...
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