Assessment Task: Term 3, 2015

 
MACLEAN HIGH SCHOOL
 
ENGLISH DEPARTMENT
 
YEAR 8
 
 
 
ASSESSMENT TASK 4:  Visual Representation
 
 
Weight: 25%
DUE DATE:  31stAugust, 2015
 
 
Syllabus Outcomes 
  1. responds to and composes increasingly sophisticated and sustained texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure
  1. effectively uses and critically assesses a wide range of processes, skills, strategies and knowledge for responding to and composing a wide range of texts in different media and technologies
  1. selects and uses language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts, describing and explaining their effects on meaning
  1. thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and increasingly complex ideas and arguments to respond to and compose texts in a range of contexts
 
 
 
TASK: 
Compose a visual representation from your study of Asian Perspectives in any medium including poster, film, collage, presentation, webpage etc.
Part 1:
  1. Choose a character or a theme or an incident from the text you have studied in class.
  2. Think of the colours and symbols that would best represent this choice.
  3. Plan your draft.
  4. Create your representation.
 
Part 2:
  1. Present your visual representation to your class.
  2. Describe how your visual representation communicates the ideas of your choice.
  3. Think about why you chose certain colours and symbols and other choices such as
    placement, size etc.
  4. Write down why you did this.
  5. I made the background black to symbolise the death of the character.
  6. You mustinclude the following techniques:
 
 
  • Salience
  • Vectors
  • Positioning
  • Symbolism (colour)
  • Angles
 
 Marking Criteria
 
 
A
B
C
D
E
Demonstrates a thoughtful consideration of appropriate and relevant visual imagery.
5
4
3
2
1
Visually represents themes and concepts imaginatively.
5
4
3
2
1
Clear dedication to the task
5
4
3
2
1
Sophisticated explanation of text.
5
4
3
2
1
Includes the required visual techniques in explanation
5
4
3
2
1