2LESSON GOALS learn about: Extended Response Questions learn to: Identify an extended response questionAnswer an extended response questionCreate a structure for an extended response answerCreate an extended response question
3Extended Response worksheet Hand out:SyllabusExtended Response worksheet
4"being able to write reports and being able to deliver oral presentations upon the subject matter of those reports are skills that are much sought after“- Baden Eunson -
5What is an Extended Response Allows students the opportunity to show how they:Integrate knowledge of the topic and case studiesRespond to difficult business questionsWrite a long response that relates to business concepts and terminologyCritically analyse and evaluate major issues concerning businesses
6What is an Extended Response Offers 2 questions in the HSC – students choose oneWorth 20 marksBased on a stimulus or phraseHas a rubricHas a full question that contains sub-partsWill cover the parts not covered in section III of the assessment
9Extended Response Writing Style An Extended Response has similarities to an essay. It has an Introduction, Body, & Conclusion however the writing style may be slightly less formal and more concise. It is more like a Business Report...however if in doubt an essay format is fine.Business reports are written to be:Concise and clearEasy and quick to interpretUseful for accurately assessing situations and making decisions.I.E. Relevant, ‘to the point’ and justified information!
10Short preview or overview statements Components of business reports (pt1)Short preview or overview statementsShorter than "traditional essay paragraphs" that "get right to the point“Lists of main points, as in the previous sample reports, followed by expanded descriptions where appropriateHeadings to draw attention to major points or new sections
11Selective underlining or highlighting where emphasis is required Components of business reports (pt2)Selective underlining or highlighting where emphasis is requiredInclusions where possible of graphs, tables and diagramsExpression and justification of your own point of viewStrong but condensed conclusions with recommendations for action where called for.
12Language of Business Studies TerminologyLanguage of Business StudiesMore appropriate term for: “The company needs to always try to be one up on its competitors”?Sustainable competitive advantageMarket positioningSituational Analysis E.g. SWOT, Competitor analysis
14EXTENDED RESPONSE TOPIC TerminologyKey words, what comes to your mind?What’ s the action E.g. “Evaluate”?EXTENDED RESPONSE TOPICCase StudiesRelevant Syllabus dot points
15Writing the Extended Response INTRODUCTIONOutline the EssayYour line of argument MUST be addressedThe content from the Syllabus you will useThe case study to support your argumentLink it back to the question and stimulus
16Writing the Extended Response BODYBecomes your key ideasDo not frame your answers based on the case studies you have. Use your ideas AND THEN support that with your case studies.PEALPoint – Content areaEvidence – Case study etcAnalysis – relevance to the questionLink – Back to the question
17Writing the Extended Response BODYIntroduce your point – topic sentenceExplain and define your content. Show how it is relevantApply content to case studies (real business world)Evaluate it’s importance in relation to the provided question
18Writing the Extended Response CONCLUSIONShort evaluation of your argument (Draw upon your essay)Rehash your major pointsQuickly showcase how this is indicative through your business case studiesWrap it up briefly but make sure you include all your basic information
19Writing the Extended Response EVALUATION – post written responseRead over your answerWhat may I have missed?Have I got all the Syllabus points?Have I used the case studies?Have I got the correct terminology?Where could I add extra information
20Exercise #1 in Report Writing Write about an A4 page (around 250 words) on either or both of the following. Incorporate a few report format techniques, then seek an opinion from your teacher:Report on a successful business you have dealt with in your community. From what you know about the business, discuss what factors you think may have contributed to the success of the business over the years.Describe how you would explain the term "business" to another senior non Business Studies student who has asked you "What is business?"
21Exercise #2 in Report Writing On the next slide is a question requiring you to write an extended response. You are to do the following:Create a plan for how you will answer the extended response question. Your plan needs to outline at least 2 key things:The structure of your response (essay type format)The information you would put in your response, showing the connections between content.(This can be as a mind-map or another format)Write your extended response to the question. It needs to be at least ¾ of an A4 page
22Exercise #2 in Report Writing EXTENDED RESPONSE QUESTION:Many businesses believe that their success depends upon having effective managers.“Discuss how the use of effective management skills can contribute to the achievement of business goals.”(Your answer needs to refer to at least 3 different management skills)