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Term 1 Assessment Guidelines English Reading Paper
A) Extreme martial arts, such as underwater knife throwing. B) Taking over the world with mutant hamsters. C) The inner workings of the American Justice system, starting with the Declaration of Independence. D) ‘ Flipped ’ and ‘ A Christmas Carol’. This Assessment will test your understanding of …
You will be presented with a passage of text. There will be questions that will relate to this passage and others that relate to the novel studies. READ the questions CAREFULLY. The majority of the questions will be based on ‘ A Christmas Carol’ but as it is our Term 1 assessment, there will also be some short answer questions on ‘ Flipped’. What is in the assessment?
You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the plot, the characters and the interactions that Scrooge has with the other characters in STAVE I and STAVE II. These include: Multiple choice Identifying True and false statements Vocabulary section (from Stave I and II, check the NS pack) Short Answer questions (using full-sentences) Identifying characters Grammar: Three activities that relate to Unit 4 from MyGrammarLab Sections of the paper
No, we cannot tell you the questions. None of the questions from the Unit Test have been repeated. They are short answer questions. The questions focus on the events towards the end of the book, (the last four chapters) so do not feel the need to revise the whole book. Questions on ‘ Flipped’
60 marks for the novel study questions 10 marks for grammatical correct sentences in the short +answer section. 30 marks for the grammar section = 100 marks ∴ your mark = % Short Answer: Each is worth 3 marks (10 questions). One mark will be awarded for a correct answer, two marks will be awarded for the correct answer in a sentence and full marks will be awarded for a sentence with no grammatical errors. Scoring
What is the name of the main character in ‘A Christmas Carol’? Scrooge (1 mark) The main character is Scrooge (2 marks – no full stop) The name of the main character is Scrooge. (3 marks) Why did Scrooge choose to work in a counting house? Loves money (1 mark) Scrooge wanting to count money. (2 marks – verb tense) Because he loved counting money. (2 marks – incomplete sentence) Scrooge worked in a counting house because he loved money. (3 marks) For example: