Γυμνάσιο Κολλεγίου Αθηνών

Language and literature Criterion A

At the end of year 3, students should be able to: 
i. identify and explain the content, context, language, structure, technique and style of text(s) and the relationship among texts 
ii. identify and explain the effects of the creator’s choices on an audience 
iii. justify opinions and ideas, using examples, explanations and terminology 
iv. interpret similarities and differences in features within and between genres and texts.  

Achievement level Level descriptor, Year 3
0 The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below
1–2 The student:
i. provides minimal identification or explanation of the content, context, language, structure, technique and style, and does not explain the relationship among texts
ii. provides minimal identification and explanation of the effects of the creator’s choices on an audience
iii. rarely justifies opinions and ideas with examples or explanations; uses little or no terminology
iv. interprets few similarities and differences in features within and between genres and texts
3–4 The student:
i. provides adequate identification and explanation of the content, context, language, structure, technique and style, and some explanation of the relationship among texts
ii. provides adequate identification and explanation of the effects of the creator’s choices on an audience
iii. justifies opinions and ideas with some examples and explanations, though this may not be consistent; uses some terminology
iv. interprets some similarities and differences in features within and between genres and texts.
5–6 The student:
i. provides substantial identification and explanation of the content, context, language, structure, technique and style, and explains the relationship among texts
ii. provides substantial identification and explanation of the effects of the creator’s choices on an audience
iii. sufficiently justifies opinions and ideas with examples and explanations; uses accurate terminology
iv. competently interprets similarities and differences in features within and between genres and texts
7–8 The student:
i. provides perceptive identification and explanation of the content, context, language, structure, technique and style, and explains the relationship among texts thoroughly
ii. provides perceptive identification and explanation of the effects of the creator’s choices on an audience
iii. gives detailed justification of opinions and ideas with a range of examples, and thorough explanations; uses accurate terminology
iv. perceptively compares and contrasts features within and between genres and texts