Wednesday, 11 February 2015

1hcl AA 说明(英文版)

School of Science and Technology, Singapore
Mother Tongue Language Department
2015 Secondary 1 Alternative Assessment

All students taking Secondary 1 Higher Chinese will need to complete the first of two Alternative Assessments (AA) by Term 2 Week 1. AA will take up 20% of the students’ MTL grades for the year.

Enduring  Understanding
Language is a tool for transmission of thoughts, emotions and values. Language is also a vehicle for imagination and creativity.

Objectives
The objectives of the AA are as follows:
  1. To assess students’ ability in comprehending a given theme and expressing their ideas in their MTL;
  2. To provide a platform for students to integrate their learning and skills;
  3. To encourage students to showcase their creativity and collaborate with their peers.

Task:  
Students are to work in groups of 2-3 members for the first AA  to create an E-poster. Please refer to Annex 1 for details.

Milestone Check
Students are given a specific timeline to complete the AA.  They are to adhere to the timeline strictly and submit their coursework on time. Marks will be deducted for late submission.

WEEK
MILESTONE
REMARK
T1 W6
  • Form groups and decide on duties
  • Name List and Grouping to be submitted
T1 W8
  • Submission of the first draft of poster
  • Consultation with subject teacher
  • Submission Date:
        27  February 2015 (Friday)
T2W1
  • Submission of final poster
  • Consultation with subject teacher
  • Submission Date:
        27 March 2015(Friday)

Assessment
Students will carry out the AA based on a set of rubrics. The rubrics clearly state the requirements, as well as the marking criteria, to assist students in their planning and execution of the task. Teachers’ assessment weighs 80%(refer to Rubric for E-Poster Creation), peer assessment weighs 20% ( refer to Rubric for Collaborative Work Skills).

RUBRIC FOR E-POSTER CREATION [80 marks]

Level 4
(31 - 40 )
Level 3
(21-30)
Level 2
(11 -20)
Level 1
(1 -10)
Content
(40 marks)
Content is very comprehensive, well organised and meets the theme.
Content is comprehensive, well organised and mostly relevant to the theme.
Content is relatively comprehensive, organised and somewhat meets the theme.
Content is insufficient, disorganised and barely meets the theme.

Level 4
(24 -30  )
Level 3
(16-23)
Level 2
(8 -15)
Level 1
(1 -7)
Languages
(Both writing and recording)
(30 marks)
Language is very fluent and expression is very clear.
Language is rather fluent and expression is rather clear.
Language is somewhat fluent and expression is quite clear.
Language is not fluent and expression is unclear.

Level 4
(9-10)
Level 3
(6-8)
Level 2
(4 -5)
Level 1
(0-3)
Aesthetics and creativity
(10 marks)
The poster created is original and very creative.
Excellent use of pictures with subtitles and has good  structural organisation.
The poster created is original and creative.
Well use of pictures with subtitles and has structural organisation.
The poster created is original but less of creative  elements..
Use pictures but without subtitle.
The poster created is original but was unorganized There is either no picture in  the poster ot the pictures used were irrelevant..

RUBRIC FOR COLLABORATIVE WORK SKILLS [20 marks]
Criteria
4 marks
3 marks
2 marks
1 mark
Contributions
Always shares helpful ideas in discussions. Leads the discussion and makes a strong effort to contribute.
Often shares helpful ideas in discussions. Clearly strives to participate.
Sometimes shares helpful ideas in discussions. Makes the required effort to participate but no more.
Rarely shares helpful ideas in discussions. Participates minimally or not at all.
Time Management
Completes tasks on time throughout the project. Does not cause the group to change deadlines or reassign work because of lateness.
Usually completes tasks on time throughout the project. Does not cause the group to change deadlines or reassign work because of lateness.
May put things off, but turns tasks in on time. Does not cause the group to change deadlines or reassign work because of lateness.
Routinely misses deadline, puts off work, and causes group to change deadlines or reassign work because of lateness.
Problem Solving
Makes a clear effort to find and share answers to problem.
Does not actively seek answer to problems but helps to improve those found by others.
Accepts solutions found by others without changing them. Is willing to try suggested answers to problem.
Does not listen well or assist others; may not participate in group work.
Working with others
Listens well and assists others in their efforts. Facilitates group work.
Usually listens well and assists others in their efforts. Does not facilitate group work, but doesn’t hinder it either.
Sometimes listens well and assists others in their efforts but may be difficult to work with.
Does not listen well or assist others; may not participate in group work.
Synthesis
Always arranges information found by self and others into useful formulations; is able to manage complex ideas.
Usually arranges information found by self and others into useful formulations; may need help in managing complex ideas.
Sometimes arranges information found by self and others into useful formulations. Does not manage complex ideas.
Rarely or never arranges information into useful formulations or manages complex ideas.

Resources
2015 MTLFortnight Goggle+ URL :  https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cam4un49rp19hq50mdl44sr56p0?authkey=CMT80un769ntGw

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