Year 12 English – Foundation – Unit 3 & 4

Assessment Outline 2019

Assessment Type Assessment Type Weighting Assessment Task Weighting Assessment Task Timing Assessment Task Description
Reading 30% 10%

Term 1

Week 6

Task 1: Report

You are to choose a documentary or Feature article and create a report based on the bullet points of content covered by this task.

10%

Term 3

Week 9

Task 10: Preparing to attend a music festival

Compile your findings for the three activities into the four sections:

1. Event camping

2. Event budget

3. Event rules report

4. A list of the website links used

10%

Term 4

Week 2

Task 11: Reading

You will write six 100-word explanations of what six poems from Top Lines mean to you, how these poems work and why other students might not understand the poems the way you do.

Writing 30% 10%

Term 1

Week 8

Task 2: Writing

Take a walk and produce a short piece of writing (300-600 words) that develops a first-person narrative from the point of view of a character (you) who sees, feels and thinks.

In a separate reflection (200-300 words), explain what you have learned about your own values and attitudes by creating this narrative.

7.5%

Term 2

Week 2

Task 3: Writing

Prepare a resume and write a job application letter.

7.5% Week 8

Task 6: Writing

Select an issue within your local or wider community that you believe has created a problem. You will propose a solution that requires a change in government policy or in the actions of a government agency, an industry or a private company.

5%

Term 3

Week 4

Task 8: Writing

Using the feedback that you received from Task 6, you will write a reflection on your efforts. In your reflection, respond to set questions.

Oral Communication 25% 10%

Term 2

Week 3

Task 4: Oral Communication

Participation in interview scenarios.

7.5%

Term 3

Week 3

Task 7: Oral communication

When you have completed your campaign material, present it to two students in the class who will provide feedback and you will offer feedback to at least two other students.

7.5%

Term 3

Week 6

Task 9: Oral communication

Participate in a range of role-plays which investigate issues concerning personal space, social and anti-social behaviour.

Externally set task 15% 15%

Term 2

Week 5-6

Task 5: Externally set task
Total 100%      

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