2nd year teaching assignment: Science: The Water Science Essays

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. Specific Content Criteria
Fail
(Marks 0 – 19.5)
Pass
(Marks 20 – 23.5)
Credit
(Marks 24 – 27.5)

Dist
(Marks 28 – 31.5)

H Distinction
(Marks 32 – 40)

Mark Allocation
Part A
Science Research
Failed to explain/ poorly explained science topic and/ or did not define key terms. Material copied, unreferenced or inappropriate sources used.
Explained some important aspects about the chosen science topic. Some key terms defined. Diagrams provided.
Important aspects about the science topic explained. Most key terms defined. Some relevant diagrams and academic references (1-2) provided.
Important aspects about the science topic have been clearly explained. All key terms defined. Relevant diagrams provided. A range of academic references (2-3) provided
Important aspects about the science topic have been clearly explained. All key terms explicitly defined. Pertinent annotated diagrams provided. Wide selection of references (4+) taken from strong academic resources.

7/8
Part B
Interview Preparation and Information
Did not create 10 age appropriate questions. Partial or no transcript provided.
Created 10 age appropriate questions relevant to the topic and provided a full transcript provided.
Created 10 age appropriate questions relevant to the topic. Full transcript provided with concrete examples to prompt interviewee and supporting documents (in appendices).
Created 10 age appropriate and consecutive questions and appropriate concrete examples to prompt the interviewee. Included a full interview transcript, concrete prompts, work samples and supporting documents (in appendices).
Created 10 age appropriate and consecutive questions. Full transcript demonstrates a wide range of question types (open ended, probing, leading, closed etc). Included appropriate concrete examples to prompt interviewee, annotated work samples and other supporting documents. (provided in appendices)

5/8
Part C
Analysing the interview
Did not summarise the interview or establish appropriate developing concepts or misconceptions from the transcript.
Provided a basic summary and identified some developing concepts from the transcript.
Provided a summary of the interview, identified some developing concepts and misconceptions from the transcript. Used some literature to support discussion.
Provided a detailed summary of interview. Used interview evidence to explain possible developing concepts and misconceptions. Linked findings to relevant science literature.
Provided a detailed summary of interview. Used interview evidence to explain possible developing concepts and misconceptions. Explicitly linked findings to a wide variety of pertinent science literature.

6/8
Part D
Activities and Learning Theories
Suggested 4 inappropriate activities that will not develop the child’s current level of understanding. No reference has been made to appropriate children’s learning theories.
Suggested 4 activities that will develop the child’s current level of understanding. Discussed appropriate children’s learning theories.
Suggested 4 hands-on activities which consider common misconceptions and develop the child’s current level of understanding. Discussed appropriate learning theories and related these to the activities.
Suggested 4 exciting, hands- on activities that address misconceptions and develop the child’s level of understanding. Justified the effectiveness of the activities by referring to appropriate learning theories.
Suggested 4 exciting hands on activities that clearly address misconceptions and extend the child’s current level of understanding. Used specific examples from the activities to justify their effectiveness when…