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Performance Band Descriptors — 2016 Higher School Certificate

2016 English Extension 1 Performance Band Descriptors and State Performance (Acrobat PDF)

1 unit English Extension 1

2016 Candidature - 4354

Band E4
(35.39%)

Demonstrates insightful understanding and sophisticated evaluation of the concepts and values in texts and the ways in which these are expressed. Displays highly developed ability to analyse and evaluate the nature of texts and the relationships between them, and the different ways in which texts are valued. Integrates independent investigation with the student's own reflection on both process and product to develop insightful conclusions. Composes complex extended texts, imaginatively, interpretively and critically with a high level of expertise. Demonstrates outstanding control of language to express complex ideas with precision in a form and style appropriate to purpose, audience and context.
Band E3
(59.76%)

Demonstrates clear understanding and thoughtful evaluation of the concepts and values in texts and the ways in which these are expressed. Displays well-developed ability to analyse and evaluate texts and the relationships between them, and the different ways in which texts are valued. Integrates independent investigation with the student's own reflection on both process and product to develop perceptive conclusions. Composes extended texts, imaginatively, interpretively and critically with substantial expertise. Demonstrates skilful control of language to express complex ideas with clarity in a form and style appropriate to purpose, audience and context.
Band E2
(4.66%)

Demonstrates sound understanding and some evaluation of the concepts and values in texts and the ways in which these are expressed. Displays developed ability to analyse and evaluate texts and the relationships between them, and the different ways in which texts are valued. Integrates independent investigation with the student's own reflection on both process and product to develop informed conclusions. Composes extended texts, imaginatively, interpretively and critically with competence. Demonstrates confident control of language to express complex ideas in a form and style appropriate to purpose, audience and context.
Band E1
(0.18%)

A mark in this band indicates that the student has achieved below the minimum standard expected.
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