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Scheme of WorkTudor Grange Academy Worcester Assessment Calendar Non Core TemplateAssessment Calendar (Non Core)Subject:HumanitiesYear Group:Year 8 Course / Qualification:Middle Years ProgrammeAssessments:Half Term 1Assessment Title:Knowledge and Understanding Formative Assessment 1Common AssessmentGeography Students will complete a 5 part table demonstrating ability to apply 6 figure grid references to an OS map of Glastonbury.They will then describe different elements of each located site.RS Written Task Why are some people vegetarian?History Jack the Ripper Poster using witness evidenceGeography Students will demonstrate map skills learnt during unit by writing a 7 part response to an email enquiry.RS Written Task. Explain religious attitudes towards making animals extinct. Mark out of 15. History Jack the Ripper Q 1 and 2 Style GCSE examination Describe and AgreeFile Location:Feedback to students:Geography- Mark out of 10Full diagnostic written comment 2 Targets.RS Peer Assessment. Mark out of 4. Students to read gradings and assess (AFL)History Jack the RipperGeography- Using success criteria linked to KS3 skills/level ladder.Full diagnostic written comment 2 Targets. Attitude to learning grade.RS Full diagnostic written comment with feedback. Two targets to be given. Includes attitude to learning grade.History Jack the Ripper Level assessment using sources Grade given with targetsHalf Term 2Assessment Title:Independent Research SkillsFormative Assessment 1Common AssessmentRS How can Christians be good stewards? (6 Marks)Geography - Why are billionaires on the rise in Asia and the Middle East?Students solve a mystery to explain how Zhang Yin has become so wealthy by completing card sort to answer geographical enquiry questions.History GCSE style source analysis This source suggests that alliances were a primary cause of World War One. To what extent do you agree? Use the source and your own knowledge to explainRS GCSE Question Stewardship and Planet EarthGeography Does money improve your quality of life and make you happy?To write a 5 question interview with a billionaire (famous or made up) to find out if money brings happiness globally.History - The Treaty of Versailles Cartoon Source StudyFile Location:Feedback to students:Geography- Feedback to students:Full diagnostic written comment 2 Targets. RS Attitude to Learning Grade with suggestions/advice for assessment. Opportunity for peer assessmentHistory GCSE Level response gradeGeography- Using success criteria linked to KS3 skills/level ladder.Full diagnostic written comment 2 Targets. Attitude to learning grade.RS Full diagnostic. Written comment with two targets. Mark out of 18History GCSE Level response gradeHalf Term 3Assessment Title:Using EvidenceFormative Assessment 1Common AssessmentGeography- What is a drainage basin and how does it function?Students use origami to create a model of drainage basin with accurate annotated features.RS Christian attitudes to abortion (6 marks)Geography- Comparing Flooding in MEDCs to LEDCsStudents write their own documentary script to compare the effects of flooding in MEDCs to LEDCs guided by task specific success criteria linked to GCSE levels.RS GCSE Examination Mark out of 18 Full diagnostic with two targetsHistory World War One Memorial Project online 11 Units to have been completed over ChristmasFile Location:Feedback to students:Geography- Written Comment Mark out of 15 for correct placement and extra marks for explanation of processesRS Mark out of 6 Two targetsHistory World War OneGeography- Using success criteria linked to GCSE skills/level ladder.Full diagnostic written comment 2 Targets. Attitude to learning grade.RS Full diagnostic comment with two targets. A2L grade given in relation to teamwork.History World War One Presentation Overall mark given for projectHalf Term 4Assessment Title:Creative Thinking SkillsFormative Assessment 1Common AssessmentGeography- What has Sierra Leone done to combat poverty?Students will read a news report outlining the development plan for Sierra Leone. They will complete a comprehension exercise to evaluate the success of the plan by comparing Sierra Leone before and after the implantation of the MDGs.RS - Lesson 2 How did World War meet the conditions of a Justified War?Geography- Will the development goals be achieved by 2015?Students will complete an 8 part assessment which demonstrates the 5 key skills they have learnt during unit: they will use a case study of the 8 MDG in Nigeria to evaluate whether they will be achieved by 2015.RS - War and Conflict Examination style question marked out of 22.File Location:Feedback to students:Geography: Written Comment on case study research and evaluation skills.-2 targets. RS - Mark our of 8 Formally assessed with feedbackGeography- Using success criteria linked to GCSE skills/level ladder.Full diagnostic written comment 2 Targets. Attitude to learning grade.RS - Marked out of 22. Formally assessed with targets areas that need focus.Half Term 5Assessment Title:Decision Making SkillsFormative Assessment 1Common AssessmentGeography- Decision making task; What conflicts are facing National Parks in the USA?Students categorise environmental, social and economic conflicts into Venn diagram before justifying their decision.RS None Preparation for GCSE ExamHistory - NoneGeography- Design a new state of AmericaTo decide upon the factors that make up a successful settlement; students design a NEW STATE of America guided by task specific success criteria linked to GCSE levels.History Pearl Harbour Investigation. Why was the United States so unprepared for the attack on Pearl Harbour?File Location:Feedback to students:Geography- Success criteria for weather presentation is established as class. Students use peer assessment to mark each other against criteria before giving oral feedback -comment and 2 targets. Supported by teacher feedback against class criteria.Geography- Using success criteria linked to GCSE skills/level ladder.Full diagnostic written comment 2 Targets. Attitude to learning grade.Half Term 6Assessment Title:Team Work and Communication SkillsFormative Assessment 1Common AssessmentGeography- Weather Instrument Design ChallengeStudents design and create their own weather instrument using evidence they have developed about meteorology. They then present finished instrument to classRS Medical Ethics Lesson 4 Questions of fertility treatmentGeography- Microclimate Field Work InvestigationStudents collect and interpret data about microclimate to write a report guided by a framework.RS GCSE Examination paper on medical ethics May need to be done in next academic yearFile Location:Feedback to students:Geography- Peer Assessment and written comment with 2 Targets.RS Mark out of 12 Formally assessed with 2 targetsGeography- Using success criteria linked to GCSE skills/level ladder.Full diagnostic written comment 2 Targets. Attitude to learning grade.RS Formally assessed with 2 targetsPAGE 6Stimulating the next generation of achievers