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Level of research

Causes for concern (0 2 marks) Less than three areas have been researched One or no reference(s) used (0 2 marks) Mind map is poorly laid out Does not have pictures, maps, calendars, etc.

Developing (3 4 marks) Less than five areas have been researched Limited references used (3 4 marks) Mind map is mostly clear and easy to follow Some pictures, maps, calendars, etc. are included

Mind map

Developed (5 7 marks) At least five areas have been researched A good range of references have been used (5 7 marks) Mind map is clearly laid out and has definite progression Maps, calendars, pictures, etc., are included (3 marks) Inquiry question shows broad research and some critical thinking (3 marks) Presentation is creative, with good use of colour, text, pictures, animation, etc. (3 marks) Student engages the whole class, refers to visual presentation to emphasise a point (5 7 marks) Describes and explains at least five ways a chosen country is different from Australia

Inquiry question

(0 1 marks) Inquiry question is missing or is too basic (no evidence of critical thought and research) (0 1 marks) Presentation is basic, no use of embedding, images, lack of research (0 1 marks) Student speaks to ICT presentation instead of class, reads notes, fails to generate discussion (0 2 marks) No mention of how country chosen is different from Australia

Use of presentation software

(2 marks) Inquiry question displays some thought but is not challenging and does not require critical thinking (2 marks) Presentation is basic but is starting to include creative elements (images, etc.) (2 marks) Student mostly reads notes or spends time describing what is on the visual presentation (3 4 marks) Describes basic ways that the country is different from Australia

Oral presentation

Comparison to Australia

Highly developed (8 10 marks) More than five areas have been researched An extensive range of references have been used (8 10 marks) Mind map is clearly laid out and follows and natural progression Extensive use of maps, pictures, calendars, etc. included in the mind map (4 5 marks) Inquiry question shows extensive research and critical thinking, and is challenging and relevant (4 5 marks) Presentation is sophisticated and creative, and use of colour, text, audio, animations, etc. enhances the presentation (4 5 marks) Student engages the whole class, refers to visual information for analysis or evaluation (8 10 marks) Describes and explains over five ways the chosen country is different from Australia and how this might affect Australias relationship with the country