Assessment Criteria - Year 9 Technology

KS3
Grade

 

Level descriptor

 

ART

 

                      FOOD

 

             TECHNOLOGY

Projected
Ks4 Grades

    7

 I can use specialist vocabulary to express and justify preference and personal interpretations showing insight.
I produce detailed plans and evaluations to ensure highly refined and exceptionally skilled response.

I will include Artist research images expressing my preferences and opinions.
I will produce refined, developed and experimental responses.

I will demonstrate depth of knowledge when justifying and evaluating all aspects of my work.
I will independently follow a recipe applying all hygiene and safety to produce high quality products with excellent finishing skills.

R&D – Very thorough in-depth analysis, Wide range of unique ideas. (6+)
K&U – Excellent levels of independence, decision making and Knowledge.
EV -Thorough comparisons, conclusions, justification.

 

9

 

6

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

I will include Artist research images and write an extended piece about how this informs my work.
I will produce a few original responses and experiment with materials and processes.

I will demonstrate my knowledge when justifying, comparing and evaluating all aspects of my work.
I will independently follow a recipe applying all hygiene and safety to produce 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.

 

8

 

5

I can use specialist vocabulary to compare and explain processes methods 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.

I will include Artist research images and write an extended piece about what I have learnt from my research.
I will produce a few compositional responses and experiment with materials.

I will independently demonstrate depth of knowledge when discussing explaining my work.
I will independently a recipe applying all hygiene and safety 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.

 

7

 

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 of material and process widely experimenting with techniques to improve the quality of outcomes.

I will include an Artist research image in my personal project response, I will analyse the methods and techniques.
I will produce detailed observational drawings and an original compositional response.

I will demonstrate some knowledge and with support, I will justify and evaluate my work.
I will independently follow a recipe applying all hygiene and safety to produce high quality products with good finishing skills.

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.

 

6

 

3

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

I will include an Artist research image in my personal project response and I will explain how they fit into my personal project.
I will draw including some detail and tone related images based on first hand observation.

With support, I will demonstrate some knowledge when discussing and explaining my work.
I will follow a recipe to produce good quality products. With support, I will demonstrate piping, pastry making, and sauce making.

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.

 

5

2

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

I will include Artist research images in my personal project response and I will include simple facts.
I will draw including some detail and tone related images based on source material.

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 –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.

4

1

I can use simple definitions of keywords to identify and label work giving simple explanation to good/bad points.
I can evidence a basic understanding of the qualities of each material experimenting with simple techniques.

I will include Artist research images in my personal project response.
I will sketch related images based on source material.

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 –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.

3

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 of each material and process I can explore and experiment with simple techniques and processes.

I will include a Mind mapping response in a personal project plan.
I will sketch related images.

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

2

WT

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

I will produce basic research for an independent project response.
I will present and label this research.

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

Research & Development –2 or less ideas generated.
Knowledge & Understanding – A lot of assistance required to complete tasks, very limited Knowledge and skills.
Evaluation – Two good points identified.

1

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