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Assessment task rubric

Criteria Approaching standard At standard Above standard

Presents a research text based on a unifying concept related to protest.

A typical student at this level presents a research text that uses limited information. The text refers to protest but the student is unable to develop adequate connections between the texts.

A typical student at this level presents a research text that uses information from a number of sources. The text demonstrates understanding of the chosen topic and presents a range of texts that connect to the topic.

A typical student at this level presents a research text that draws on effective research. The text demonstrates sustained insight and understanding of the chosen topic through the ways the texts relate to the topic and to one another.

Demonstrates knowledge of a range of textual forms.

A typical student at this level presents limited information and understanding across a range of textual forms.

A typical student at this level combines facts, interpretation and imaginative approaches in a range of textual forms.

A typical student at this level demonstrates effective control of facts, interpretation and imaginative approaches in a range of textual forms.

Demonstrates language, technical skills, conventions and medium for the intended audience and purpose.

A typical student at this level demonstrates some control of multimedia and written text. There may be technical problems that impede the reader or viewer’s understanding.

A typical student at this level consciously shapes meaning to engage an audience. The text demonstrates use of some conventions of multimedia and written text. There may be some technical problems, but the reader is able to read the text with few difficulties.

A typical student at this level successfully shapes meaning to engage an audience and sustains this throughout the text. The text demonstrates skilful use of the conventions of multimedia and written text. There will be few technical problems.