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Performance Band Descriptors — 2016 Higher School Certificate

2016 Studies of Religion I Performance Band Descriptors and State Performance (Acrobat PDF)

1 unit Studies of Religion I

2016 Candidature - 8926

Band 6
(13.53%)

Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the influence of religion and its expression in Australian society, including Aboriginal beliefs and spiritualities. Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and understanding of religious traditions and their significance for adherents. Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of concepts and issues relevant to religion and beliefs. Demonstrates comprehensive analysis, synthesis and evaluation of relevant sources and research findings. Communicates complex information in oral and written forms, using terminology appropriate to Studies of Religion.
Band 5
(36.56%)

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding of the influence of religion and its expression in Australian society, including Aboriginal beliefs and spiritualities. Demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding of religious traditions and their significance for adherents. Demonstrates thorough understanding of concepts and issues relevant to religion and beliefs. Demonstrates thorough analysis and evaluation of relevant sources and research findings. Communicates information clearly in oral and written forms, using terminology appropriate to Studies of Religion.
Band 4
(26.01%)

Demonstrates sound knowledge and understanding of the influence of religion and its expression in Australian society, including Aboriginal beliefs and spiritualities. Demonstrates sound knowledge and understanding of religious traditions and their significance for adherents. Demonstrates sound understanding of concepts and issues relevant to religion and beliefs. Demonstrates sound evaluation of relevant sources and research findings. Communicates information in oral and written forms, using some terminology appropriate to Studies of Religion.
Band 3
(18.77%)

Demonstrates basic knowledge of the influence of religion and its expression in Australian society, including Aboriginal beliefs and spiritualities. Demonstrates basic knowledge of religious traditions and their significance for adherents. Demonstrates basic understanding of issues relevant to religion and beliefs. Demonstrates basic use of sources and research findings. Communicates information, using limited terminology appropriate to Studies of Religion.
Band 2
(4.29%)

Demonstrates limited knowledge of religion in Australian society, including some Aboriginal beliefs and spiritualities. Demonstrates limited knowledge of religious traditions. Demonstrates limited understanding of issues relevant to religion and beliefs. Communicates limited information using some relevant terminology.
Band 1
(0.81%)

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