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Year

11 ATAR Geography


Not demonstrated.

Very simple
discussion. No
reference to models,
concepts and/or
theories.

Basic discussions
with little detail.
Limited reference to
models, concepts
and/or theories.

Somewhat detailed
discussion. Basic
information about
features, activities,
patterns, processes,
relationships and/or
factors. General
reference to models,
concepts and/or
theories.

Generalised
discussion and
provides broad
information about
features, activities,
patterns, processes,
relationships and/or
factors. Occasional
reference to models,
concepts and/or
theories.

Comprehensive
discussions and
provides detailed
information about
features, activities,
patterns, processes,
relationships and/or
factors. Relevant
reference to models,
concepts and/or
theories.

0
ND

1
Very Low

2
Low

3
Average

4
High

5
Very High

0
ND

1
Very Low

2
Low

3
Average

4
High

5
Very High

0
ND

2
Very Low

4
Low

6
Average

8
High

10
Very High

GEOGRAPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
AND UNDERSTANDING

The stakeholders affected by the hazard and their values


and viewpoints on recovery and adaptation to future
hazards in terms of modifying:

human vulnerability (susceptibility to future loss)

loss burden (cost of loss mitigation and adaptation)


The means by which the activities of people can intensify
the impacts of the hazard.




The sustainability of risk management policies,
procedures and practices designed to reduce the
impacts of the hazard, in the short and long term,
through prevention, mitigation and preparedness.


GEOGRAPHICAL KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING MARK

Unit 1: Natural and ecological hazards


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Year 11 ATAR Geography


Not demonstrated.

Mainly correct
geographical
thinking, skills and
processes in
appropriate and
relevant ways. May
use skills and
processes in some
contexts to develop
explanations and
opinions.

Correct geographical
thinking, skills and
processes. Clearly
shows links between
ideas. Applies skills
and processes in a
variety of contexts
to enhance
explanations and
descriptions.

0
ND

1
Developing

2
Proficient

0
ND

1
Developing

2
Proficient

0
ND

1
Developing

2
Proficient

0
ND

1
Developing

2
Proficient

0
ND

1
Developing

2
Proficient

GEOGRAPHICAL INQUIRY
AND SKILLS

Collecting
Collect geographical information, incorporating ethical protocols, from a range of primary sources and
secondary sources (online maps, websites, spatial software applications, print resources and visual media).
Recording
Record observations in a range of graphic representations using spatial technologies and information and
communication technologies.
Interpreting
Analyse geographical information and data from a range of primary and secondary sources, and a variety of
perspectives, to draw reasoned conclusions and make generalisations.
Analysing and Concluding
Identify and analyse relationships, spatial patterns and trends, and make predictions and inferences.

Communicating
Communicate geographical information, ideas, issues and arguments using appropriate written and/or oral,
cartographic, multimodal and graphic forms.


GEOGRAPHICAL INQUIRY AND SKILLS


10

FINAL MARK

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Comments

Unit 1: Natural and ecological hazards