Little Heath School mark scheme: G322 BRITISH TV DRAMA

Name…………………………………………………….                                        Representation………………………………………………………

Level 1

Explanation/ analysis/ argument

(0-7)

Use of examples

(0-7)

Use of terminology

(0-3)

Some simple ideas have been expressed. There will be some errors of spelling, punctuation and grammar which will be noticeable and intrusive

Shows minimal understanding of the task

Minimal knowledge and understanding of the technical aspects used in the extract- general knowledge level

Minimal discussion of the extracts representations, with no attempt to link to textual analysis.

Of minimal relevance to set question or a brief response (under one and a half sides of answer booklet)

Offers minimal textual evidence form the extract

Offers a limited range of examples

Offers examples of minimal relevance to the set question

Minimal or frequently inaccurate use of appropriate terminology

Level 2

Explanation/ analysis/ argument

(8-11)

Use of examples

(8-11)

Use of terminology

(4-5)

Some simple ideas have been expressed in an appropriate context. There are likely to be some errors of spelling, punctuation and grammar of which some maybe noticeable and intrusive

Shows basic understanding of the task

Basic knowledge and understanding of technical aspects used in the extract

Some discussion of the extract’s representations, with some attempt to link these to textual analysis.

Some relevance to set question

Offers some textual evidence from the extract

Offers a partial range of examples (at least 2 technical areas covered)

Offers examples with some relevance to the set question

Some terminology used, although there may be some inaccuracies.

Level 3

Explanation/ analysis/ argument

(12-15)

Use of examples

(12-15)

Use of terminology

(6-7)

Relatively straight forward ideas have been expressed with some clarity and fluency. Arguments are generally relevant, though may stray from the point of the question. There will be some errors of spelling, punctuation and grammar, but these are unlikely to be intrusive or obscure meaning

Shows proficient understanding of the task

Proficient knowledge and understanding of the technical aspects used in the extract

Proficient discussion of the extract’s representations, mostly linked to textual analysis.

Mostly relevant to set question.

Offers consistent textual evidence form the extract.

Offers a range of examples (at least 3 technical areas covered)

Offers examples which are mostly relevant to the set question.

Use of terminology is mostly accurate.

Level 4

Explanation/ analysis/ argument

(16-20)

Use of examples

(16-20)

Use of terminology

(8-10)

Complex issues have been expressed clearly and fluently using a style of writing appropriate to the complex subject matter. Sentences and paragraphs are consistently relevant, have been well structured, using appropriate technical terminology. There may be a few, if any, errors of spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Shows excellent understanding of the task

Excellent knowledge and understanding of the technical aspects used in the extract.

Excellent discussion of the extracts representations, clearly linked to textual analysis.

Clearly relevant to set question.

Offers frequent textual analysis from the extract- award marks to reflect the range and appropriateness of examples.

Offers a full range of examples from each technical area.

Offers examples which are clearly relevant to the set question.

Use of terminology is relevant and accurate.

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