Extension Project

Synopsis and Essay Marking Schemata

Synopsis + Essay = 25/40

Mastering

20 – 25

◦    Comprehensive, coherent, historical investigation, involving analysis, synthesis and evaluation of information from historical sources of differing perspectives and historical approaches. (E2.1)◦    Outstanding, detailed, well structured text to explain, argue, discuss, analyze and evaluate historical issues.  (E2.2)◦    Constructs a sophisticated historical position about a historical inquiry and discusses and challenges other positions. (E2.3)

Consolidating

14 – 19

◦    A detailed, coherent historical investigation, involving analysis, synthesis and evaluation of information from historical sources of differing perspectives and historical approaches (E2.1)◦    Detailed, well structured text to explain, argue, discuss, analyse and evaluate historical issues. (E2.2)◦    Constructs a thorough historical position about a historical inquiry and discusses and challenges other positions. (E.2.3)

Developing

8 – 13

◦    Contains key features of a historical investigation, involving some analysis, synthesis and evaluation of information from historical sources of differing perspectives and historical approaches (E2.1).◦    Uses some appropriate structure and language features of a text to explain, argue, discuss, analyze and evaluate historical issue.
(E.2.2)◦    Displays some evidence of constructing a historical position about a historical inquiry and makes an attempt to discuss and challenge other positions. (E2.3)

Not Achieving

0 – 7

◦    Contains some elements of a historical investigation. (E2.1)◦    Uses some aspects of structure of a text to explain. (E.2.2)◦    Displays little evidence of constructing a historical position about a historical inquiry.  (E.2.3)

Bibliography Marking Schemata

Bibliography = 5/40

Mastering

9 – 10

◦    Comprehensive analysis and evaluation of sources. (E1.1)◦    A sophisticated correlation of sources in bibliography to sources used essay. (E2.1)

Consolidating

6 – 8

◦    Presents a detailed analysis and evaluation of sources. (E1.1)◦    Thorough correlation of sources in bibliography to sources uses in essay. (E.2.1)

Developing

3 – 5

◦    Displays some analysis and evaluation of sources. (E.1.1)◦    Sound correlation of sources in bibliography to sources used in essay. (E2.1)

Not Achieving

0 – 2

◦    Displays little uses of analysis and/or evaluation of sources. (E.1.1)◦    Some correlation of sources in bibliography to sources used essays. (E.2.1)

Consistently formatted alphabetical list:   Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory

This is the marking criteria of the Process Log in History Extension.

  • Consistency of log updates
  • Relevant and analytical commentary that reflects consistent progress.
  • References to sources

Marking Schemata of the Log

Mastering

16 – 20

◦    A comprehensive description of procedures and the sequential development of the project  (E2.2),◦    Sophisticated analytical and coherent review of the cumulative self, peer and techer evaluation of the project. (E2.1)

Consolidating

11 – 15

◦    A detailed description of procedures and the sequential development of the project. (E2.2)◦    A thorough analytical and coherent review of the cumulative self, peer and teacher evaluation of the project. (E.2.1)

Developing

6 – 10

◦    Identifies some of the procedures and sequential development of the project. (E.2.2)◦    An attempt at analytical review of the cumulative self, peer and teacher evaluation of the project. (E2.1)

Not Achieving

0 – 5

◦    Limited identification of some of the procedures and development of the project. (E.2.2)◦    A basic review of self, peer and teacher evaluation of the project. (E.2.1)

Weighting = 5/40