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Performance Descriptions for Reporting Achievement in Pilot Stage 6 English Content Endorsed Course

These performance descriptions provide the standards to be used when assessing students.

The typical performance in this mark range:
Mark range Performance descriptions
90–100
  • demonstrates detailed knowledge and understanding of how language and other techniques are used to convey meaning in various forms of appropriate short and extended texts
  • demonstrates well-developed skills in constructing a range of short and extended written, spoken and multi-modal texts at an appropriate level for present and future contexts
  • displays a well-developed ability in selecting appropriate text forms, vocabulary, style and tone to write and speak for a range of purposes, audiences and contexts
  • demonstrates well-developed skills in planning, researching, organising and communicating information for a variety of tasks, working both individually and collectively, and in reflecting on learning
80–89
  • demonstrates sound knowledge and understanding of how language and other techniques are used to convey meaning in various forms of appropriate short and extended texts
  • demonstrates sound skills in constructing a range of short and extended written, spoken and multi-modal texts at an appropriate level for present and future contexts
  • displays sound ability in selecting appropriate text forms, vocabulary, style and tone to write and speak for a range of purposes, audiences and contexts
  • demonstrates competent skills in planning, researching, organising and communicating information for a variety of tasks, working both individually and collectively, and in reflecting on learning
70–79
  • demonstrates developing knowledge and understanding of how language and other techniques are used to convey meaning in various forms of appropriate short and extended texts
  • demonstrates developing skills in constructing a range of short and extended written, spoken and multi-modal texts at an appropriate level for present and future contexts
  • displays developing ability in selecting appropriate text forms, vocabulary, style and tone to write and speak for a range of purposes, audiences and contexts
  • demonstrates developing skills in planning, researching, organising and communicating information for a variety of tasks, working both individually and collectively, and in reflecting on learning
60–69
  • demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of how language and other techniques are used to convey meaning in some forms of short and extended texts appropriate to the course
  • demonstrates basic skills in constructing appropriate short and extended written, spoken and multi-modal texts at an appropriate level for present and future contexts
  • displays basic ability in selecting appropriate text forms, vocabulary, style and tone to write and speak for a range of purposes, audiences and contexts
  • demonstrates basic skills in planning, organising and communicating information, working both individually and collectively, and in reflecting on learning
50–59
  • demonstrates elementary knowledge and understanding of how language and other techniques are used to convey meaning in appropriate texts
  • demonstrates elementary knowledge and skills in constructing written, spoken and multi-modal texts at an appropriate level for limited contexts
  • displays elementary skills in comprehending written, spoken and multi-modal texts and in writing, speaking and representing for limited contexts
  • demonstrates elementary skills in organising and communicating information, working both individually and collectively, and in reflecting on learning
< 50
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