MARK SCHEMEKINGDOM OF BAHRAINQUALITY ASSURANCE AUTHORITY forEDUCATION and TRAININGNational Examinations UnitGrade 6 Nation...
Mark SchemesExaminers mark the Writing Paper following coordination sessions which set the standardand ensure the correct ...
Part 2Marks for language are awarded according to the descriptors in the mark scheme. There isno penalty for over-length r...
of 3

National Examinations 2010, QAAET, Bahrain, English, grade 6, paper 1 ms

Bahrain National Examinations 2010 Specimen, Arabic, Quality Assurance Authority for Education and Training
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Education      Technology      
Source: www.slideshare.net


Transcripts - National Examinations 2010, QAAET, Bahrain, English, grade 6, paper 1 ms

  • 1. MARK SCHEMEKINGDOM OF BAHRAINQUALITY ASSURANCE AUTHORITY forEDUCATION and TRAININGNational Examinations UnitGrade 6 National ExaminationsMay 2010ENGLISHPaper 1 Writing . . . . © 2010 QAAET BH/ENG6/1
  • 2. Mark SchemesExaminers mark the Writing Paper following coordination sessions which set the standardand ensure the correct application of the mark schemes. The live mark schemes may beexpanded, revised or amended as required from one session to the next.In marking the writing tasks, examiners bear in mind that candidates are to be assessed atthe Grade 6 level.Part 1There is no penalty for over-length responses, but digression (or failure to address thecontent points) is penalised according to the mark scheme.5 marks are available for this task, 3 marks for content + 2 marks for language. Theresponse is marked according to the schemes below, then the marks are added to get thetotal for the question.Content marks3 All content points addressed2 Two content points addressed1 One content point addressed0 No content points addressed No marks can be awarded for language useLanguage marks Reader can easily understand the2 message. May have minor errors of spelling, punctuation and grammar. Message may not be completely clear.1 Some errors of spelling, punctuation and grammar. Reader does not understand the message:0 includes illegibility. Numerous errors.© 2010 QAAET BH/ENG6/1
  • 3. Part 2Marks for language are awarded according to the descriptors in the mark scheme. There isno penalty for over-length responses, but digression (or failure to address the pictures) ispenalised according to the mark scheme.The mark scheme is divided into bands. There are 3 marks available within each band.Markers should first decide which band applies to a response, then consider where to placea response within the band. Strong responses score at the top of the band, weak at thebottom.13-15 A very good response for the level • All 4 pictures addressed • Reader easily understands the story. • May have minor errors of spelling, punctuation or grammar.10-12 A good response for the level • All 4 pictures addressed • Reader can understand the story. • Some errors of spelling, punctuation or grammar.7-9 An adequate response for the level • Only 3 pictures may be addressed • Reader can understand the story with some difficulty. • Some errors of spelling, punctuation or grammar.4-6 A weak response for the level • 1 or 2 pictures may be addressed • Reader can follow some sentences, but may not understand the story. • Many errors of spelling, punctuation or grammar.1-3 A very poor response for the level • There may be only a few instances of correct spelling, punctuation or grammar.0 No response • Completely incomprehensible in relation to the task© 2010 QAAET BH/ENG6/1