Work Samples - Grade A
The work samples for this grade, together, assist teachers to gain a common understanding of the standard of work typically produced by students whose performance, on balance, matches the description for Grade A.
Activity: Individual reading, viewing and writing - opening to a short story (View Activity…)
Students choose one or more elements from a selection of video extracts to use as the basis for the opening of a short story.
Activity: Individual reading and writing - selecting and analysing poems for an anthology (View Activity…)
Students recommend three poems for inclusion in a poetry anthology for Year 8. They write a response to each one, giving reasons for their recommendations.
Activity: Life writing (View Activity…)
Students select a piece of their own writing for a life writing competition and evaluate the merits and appropriateness of the piece.
Activity: Recount letter (View Activity…)
Students write a recount in letter format about the theme and texts they have been studying in class.
Activity: My Story, Your Story (View Activity…)
Students research the contribution of an Aboriginal person to Australian society and write an imaginative narrative.