English Assessment Tasks

WeekAssessment itemsAssessment/resources
1
  • Title page.
  • Afghanistan map.
  • Family collage.
  • Construction of a 'Parvana' title page.
  • Completion of map of Afghanistan showing key places described in the novel.
  • Family collage: using people's heads from a magazine create a family photo of Parvana's family including Hossain and Mrs Weera.
2
  • Parvana Word Find.
  • Parvana Chapters 8 and 9 Worksheet.
  • Complete the Word Find and define any difficult terms encountered (glossary in the back of the novel).
  • Chapters 8 and 9 Worksheet.
3
  • Major task: Letter from Parvana.
  • Oral presentation of their letter.
  • Students to write a one-page letter from Parvana to either her father in jail, a school friend or an overseas government.
4
  • Class notes from Mulan.
  • Class notes from Mulan
5
  • Activity related to Mulan.
  • Activity related to Mulan – class discussion on the treatment of females.
  • Debate topic: That women should be allowed to fight in wars.
6
  • The Burnt Stick Worksheets.
  • The Burnt Stick Worksheet 1.
  • The Burnt Stick Worksheet 2.
7
  • The Burnt Stick Worksheet 3.
  • The Burnt Stick Worksheet 3.
8
  • Major assessment task that involved a choice between one of the three major issues and a 500-word piece/project/commentary produced.
  • Major assessment task that involved a choice between one of the three major issues and a 500-word piece/project/commentary produced.