Language & Literature Year 1 Criterion A

Year 1                                     Criterion A: Analysing

Achievement Level

 (Millard Grade)

 

Level Descriptor

 

Task (Strand) Specific Clarifications

0

  (66-69%)

The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below.

 

1

(70-73%)

 

2

(74-77%)

The student:

  i.    provides minimal identification and comment upon significant aspects of texts

ii.    provides minimal identification and comment upon the creator’s choices

iii.    rarely justifies opinions and ideas with examples or explanations; uses little or no terminology

iv.    identifies few similarities and differences in features within and between texts.

The student:

i.

ii.

iii.

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3

(78-81%)

 

4

(82-85%)

The student:

i.     provides adequate identification and comment upon significant aspects of texts

ii.   provides adequate identification and comment upon the creator’s choices

iii. justifies opinions and ideas with some examples and explanations, though this may not be consistent; uses some terminology

iv. identifies some similarities and differences in features within and between texts.

The student:

i.

ii.

iii.

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5

(86-89%)

 

6

(90-93%)

The student:

 i.    provides substantial identification and comment upon significant aspects of texts

ii.    provides substantial identification and comment upon the creator’s choices

iii.    sufficiently justifies opinions and ideas with examples and explanations; uses accurate terminology

iv.    describes some similarities and differences in features within and between texts.

The student:

i.

ii.

iii.

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7

(94-97%)

 

8

(98-100%)

The student:

 i.    provides perceptive identification and comment upon significant aspects of texts

ii.    provides perceptive identification and comment upon the creator’s choices

iii.    gives detailed justification of opinions and ideas with a range of examples, and thorough explanations; uses accurate terminology

iv.    compares and contrasts features within and between texts.

The student:

i.

ii.

iii.

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