How Well Do You Understand The Standard?

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How Well Do You Understand The Standard? - Quiz

A quiz for year 11 to test understanding of the NCEA standard 1. 3 aka "90851"


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This standard requires that you..."Show understanding of significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, using supporting evidence"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The first thing that you need to know how to do is...
    • A. 

      Describe the setting

    • B. 

      Analyse a text

    • C. 

      Re-tell the plot

  • 3. 
    In the exam, the most important thing to focus on is...
    • A. 

      Analysing every aspect of the text

    • B. 

      Being sure to understand the theme

    • C. 

      Answering the question that is asked

  • 4. 
    When providing supporting evidence, you must...
    • A. 

      Add quotations from the text to illustrate your point

    • B. 

      Add specific and relevant details from the text

    • C. 

      Describe the plot or storyline in as much detail as you can

  • 5. 
    For this question....TICK ALL THAT APPLY The standard requires you to select "Significant aspects" from texts, which can include.... 
    • A. 

      Purposes and audience

    • B. 

      Ideas (eg character, theme, setting)

    • C. 

      Language features (eg figurative langauage, style, syntax, symbolism, vocabulary)

    • D. 

      Structures (eg part text, whole text, narrative)

    • E. 

      Text conventions (spelling, punctuation, grammar)

  • 6. 
    When writing your answer, you are expected to show your understanding BUT NOT provide supporting evidence.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You will get marks for...
    • A. 

      Making your point and writing it clearly

    • B. 

      Finding some supporting evidence from the text

    • C. 

      Making your point AND providing supporting evidence from the text

  • 8. 
    To score at MERIT level, you need to ...
    • A. 

      Show a convincing understanding

    • B. 

      Show a perceptive understanding

    • C. 

      Show an understanding

  • 9. 
    TICK ALL THAT APPLY Perceptive understanding of the text will involve ...
    • A. 

      Making your best guess based on your intuition

    • B. 

      Explaining how aspects of the text communicate ideas

    • C. 

      Explaining what is the writer's purpose

    • D. 

      Making connections to the wider world or something else you have read

    • E. 

      Explaining what your thoughts are about being in the exam

  • 10. 
    To pass this exam, you will need to "show understanding" - this means...
    • A. 

      Writing a language features names

    • B. 

      Writing language features names and their definitions

    • C. 

      Writing language features names, definitions and explaining the impact on the reader and the writer's intention

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