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Student Name

Australian International Academy Teachers Name


Islamic Studies Mr Walid Ahmed
Year 8
Semester 1, 2017
Topic: Prophets and
Nature of Task: Date Given: Week 5, Term 1 Date Due:
Messengers in Islam Week 7, Term 1
Essay Writing

TASK DESCRIPTION

Define who is a Prophet or a messenger


Write down the main characteristic features of Prophethood
How is a messenger/prophet selected for his mission
Examples of stories/incidents that reflect these characteristics
Include quotes from the Holy Quran and Hadiths of the Prophet Muhammad SAW.
Include illustrations and pictures
Include at least five references
Essay should have title page, typed on A4 paper and should not be less than 400-500
words
Use own words; do not copy and paste.

Marker: _____________________ Signature: _______________________ Date: _______________

Mark: _______ / ______

Comment:

STUDENT CONFIRMATION

This is all my own work. I have referenced any work used from other sources and
have not plagiarised the work of others.

I have kept a copy of the task for my own records

(N.B. In placing a tick in the space provided you are indicating, as you would sign your name,
that this is all your own work and that you have a copy of the task being submitted)

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TASK RUBRIC
Students will be assessed on their ability to:
Demonstrate their ability to select and apply appropriate information.
Demonstrate their ability to develop ideas.
Demonstrate their ability to present their information well and in a clear and logical manner.
Demonstrate their ability to communicate information clearly and effectively effectively.
Demonstrate their ability to use and create a list of different resources.

LATENESS OR ABSENCE:
Any student who is absent on the day of the task must:
i) Contact and notify their teacher of their absence.
ii) Provide a medical certificate to explain their absence.
iii) Do a make up task.

CHECKLISTS

Does the essay answer the question that was set?

Does it cover all the main aspects and in sufficient depth?

Is the content accurate and relevant?

Is everything in the essay relevant to the question?

Is the material logically arranged?

Is each main point well supported by examples and argument?

Have you acknowledged all the sources you have used?

Is the length of the essay right for its purpose?

Is it written plainly and simply, without clumsy or obscure phrasing?

Is the grammar, punctuation and spelling acceptable?

Is it neat and legibly written?

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Australian International Academy
Islamic Studies
Year 8
Ach. CRITERION A
Level KNOWING AND UNDERSTANDING
0 The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below.
1-2 makes a limited attempt to use some relevant terminology
demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of content and concepts through some descriptions and/or
examples.
34 uses some humanities terminology appropriately
demonstrates knowledge and understanding of content and concepts through simple descriptions, explanations
and examples.
uses relevant humanities terminology accurately
5-6 demonstrates good knowledge and understanding of content and concepts through descriptions, explanations
and examples.
uses a range of humanities terminology accurately and appropriately
7-8 shows detailed knowledge and understanding of facts and ideas through descriptions, explanations and
examples
Ach. CRITERION B
Level INVESTIGATING
0 The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below.
formulates a very general research question
1-2 makes a limited attempt to follow an action plan to investigate a question
collects and records limited information, not always in line with the research question
makes a limited attempt to address the research question.
formulates an adequate research question
34 partially follows an action plan to investigate a research question
uses a method or methods to collect and record some information in line with the research question
partially addresses the research question.
formulates a clear research question
5-6 satisfactorily follows an action plan to investigate a research question
uses methods to collect and record appropriate information in line with the research question
satisfactorily addresses the research question.
formulates a clear and focused research question
7-8 follows an action plan effectively to investigate a research question
uses methods accurately to collect and record appropriate and varied information in line with the research
question
effectively addresses the research question.
Ach. CRITERION C
Level THINKING CRITICALLY
0 The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below.
makes a limited attempt to analyse concepts, events, issues, models or arguments
1-2 recognizes the origin and purpose of some sources, as well as some values and limitations of sources
identifies different perspectives
makes connections between information in a limited attempt to make simple arguments.
34 completes a simple analysis of concepts, events, issues, models or arguments
describes sources in terms of origin and purpose, recognizing values and limitations
identifies different perspectives and suggests some of their implications
makes connections between information to make simple arguments.
5-6 completes a satisfactory analysis of concepts, events, issues, models or arguments
satisfactorily demonstrates an ability to analyse and evaluate sources in terms of origin and purpose,
recognizing values and
limitations
recognizes different perspectives and their implications
makes connections between information in order to make valid arguments.
7-8 completes a detailed analysis of concepts, events, issues, models or arguments
effectively analyses and evaluates a range of sources in terms of origin and purpose, recognizing values and
limitations
clearly recognizes a range of different perspectives and their implications
makes connections between information to make valid and well supported arguments.
Ach. CRITERION D
Level COMMUNICATING
0 The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below.
tries in a limited way to communicate information and ideas in a style that is appropriate to the audience and
1-2 purpose
tries in a limited way to structure information according to the task instructions
tries in a limited way to create a list of sources of information.
communicates information and ideas in a style that is sometimes appropriate to the audience and purpose
3-4 structures information sometimes according to the task instructions

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creates a list of sources of information sometimes according to the task instructions.
5-6 .communicates information and ideas in a style that is often appropriate to the audience and purpose
structures information often according to the task instructions
creates a list of sources of information often according to the task instructions
communicates information and ideas in a style that is completely appropriate to the audience and purpose
7-8
structures information and ideas completely according to the task instructions
creates a list of sources of information according to the task instructions.