Assessment Criteria - Year 8 Technology

KS3 Grade

 

Level descriptor

 

ART

 

FOOD

 

TECHNOLOGY

Projected Ks4 Grades

 

6

I can use specialist vocabulary to compare and explain processes and techniques in extended writing showing insight.
My work shows a high level of refinement and has been developed confidently and thoroughly at each stage of the process.

I will make connections with three or more Artists and compare both their quality and technique.  I will independently present and evidence refined control over a wide range of art materials, techniques and processes.

I will show depth of knowledge to justify, compare and evaluate all aspects of my work.
I will independently follow a recipe applying all hygiene and safety aspects to produce very high quality products with excellent finishing skills.

R&D –In-depth analysis, good range of unique ideas. (6+)
K&U – Very high levels of independence, decision making, Knowledge and skills.
EV –Clear use of comparisons, conclusions and justification for good points and improvements.

 

9

 

5

I can use specialist vocabulary to compare and explain processes and techniques in detailed paragraphs showing a depth of understanding.
My work shows a good level of refinement and has been developed thoroughly at each stage of the process.

I will make connections with at least three Artists and compare both quality and technique.  I will evidence good control over a wide range of art materials, techniques and processes with some independence.

I will show my knowledge to justify, compare and evaluate all aspects of my work.
I will independently follow a recipe, hygienically and safely to produce high quality products with very good finishing skills.

R&D –All major analysis points covered to a good standard, good range of creative ideas. (5+)
K&U –High levels of independence, decision making, Knowledge and skills.
EV –Good use of comparisons, conclusions and justification for good points and improvements.

 

8

 

4

I can use specialist vocabulary to explain processes and techniques in detailed paragraphs reflecting critically on all aspects of work refining work appropriately.
I can compare and explain the qualities inherent in each material widely experimenting with techniques to improve the quality of outcome.

I will have described simple methods and principles learnt, using key art vocabulary. I will make connections with the work of at least one Artist.
I will evidence consistent control over a range of art materials and processes with some independence.

I will show depth of knowledge when discussing, explaining and evaluating all aspects of my work. I will follow a recipe applying all hygiene and safety aspects to produce good quality products with good finishing skills for example fine dicing, shaping, white sauce, pastry making and accurate portion size.

R&D –All major analysis points covered, good range of ideas. (4+)
K&U –Very good levels of independence, decision making, Knowledge and skills.
EV –Good use of some comparisons, conclusions and justification for good points and improvements.

 

7

 

3

I can use specialist vocabulary in complex sentences to describe processes and techniques suggesting areas for improvement to refine my work.
I can compare the qualities inherent in each material, experimenting with a range techniques and processes with independence and success.

I will have described simple methods and principles I have learnt using key art vocabulary.
I will evidence consistent control over a few art materials, techniques and processes with some support.

I will show some knowledge when discussing, explaining and evaluating all aspects of my work.
I will follow a recipe, hygienically and safely to produce consistent quality products. With some support, I will demonstrate techniques and processes.

R&D –Most major analysis points covered, ideas generated with fair degree of creativity. (4+)
K&U –Good levels of independence, decision making, Knowledge and skills.
EV –Some good use of some comparisons, conclusions, and justification for good points and improvements.

 

6

 

2

I can describe process and techniques in simple sentences using specialist vocabulary explaining good/bad points evidencing some improvement. 
I can describe the qualities inherent in each material, technique and process experimenting with a range of techniques and processes with independence.

I will write a sentence describing each art material, process and technique using key art vocabulary.
I will evidence basic control over art materials and processes with independence.

I will show some knowledge when discussing, explaining and evaluating all aspects of my work.
I will follow a recipe, hygienically and safely to produce basic quality products. With support, I will demonstrate techniques and processes.

R&D –Most basic analysis points covered, ideas generated with fair degree of creativity. (4+)
K&U –Good levels of independence, decision making Knowledge and skills.
EV –Some good use of some comparisons, conclusions and justification for good points and improvements.

 

5

1

I can use simple definitions of keywords to identify and label work giving simple evaluation.
I can evidence a basic understanding of the qualities inherent in each material experimenting with simple techniques with some independence.

I will provide a simple definition of an art material, process and technique. I will evidence basic control over materials, techniques and processes with some independence.

I can identify and describe simple aspects of nutrition. I can explain 5 – 10 key words.
I can with support follow a recipe and make a product.

R&D –Some basic analysis points covered, 3 ideas generated.
K&U –Basic levels of independence, decision making Knowledge and skills.
EV –Basic description for an evaluation.

4

  WT+

I can label key features of work using keywords connected with a method, process, materials or technique identifying good/bad points.
I can evidence limited understanding of the qualities inherent in each material. I can explore and experiment with simple techniques and processes.

I will label work with most of the associated key terms and define the keywords.
I will evidence limited control over materials and processes with minimal support.

I can identify equipment and ingredients in my recipe. I can explain 5 key words.
I can with support follow a recipe and make a product.

  R&D –Limited analysis points covered, 3 or less ideas generated.
K&U –Assistance required to complete tasks, limited Knowledge and skills.
EV –One good point and at least one improvement identified.

3

 WT

 I can label key features of work using keywords connected with a materials or technique.
I can evidence limited understanding of the qualities inherent in each material, technique and process.

I will label work with most of the associated keywords.
I will explore 3 different media techniques and processes.

 I can label basic equipment and identify ingredients in my recipe.
I can with support follow a recipe to make a product.

R&D –2 or less ideas generated.
K&U – A lot of assistance required to complete tasks, very limited Knowledge and skills.
EV – Two good points identified.

2

WT -

I can label key features of work using simple vocabulary. I have no evaluation.
I evidence little control over materials, techniques and processes.

I will label work with 2 of the associated key words. 
I will follow media techniques and processes without deviation.

I can label basic equipment.
I can with support follow a recipe to make a product.

Research & Development –1 idea generated.
Knowledge & Understanding – Full assistance required to complete tasks, very limited Knowledge and skills.
Evaluation – One good point identified.

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