Assessment Specifications

Level 3 Geography 2018

General information

Domain

Geography

Mode of Assessment

Written Examination

Standards

91426  91427  91429

Format of the assessment

Candidates must use specific information and/or case studies to illustrate their answers.

Equipment to bring

Scientific calculator, coloured pencils, and a ruler.

Candidates should use coloured pencils in their diagrams/maps. Annotations on these diagrams/maps must be in pen. Any written work done in pencil will not be eligible for reconsideration.

Specific information for individual external achievement standards

Standard

91426

Title

Demonstrate understanding of how interacting natural processes shape a New Zealand geographic environment

Version

2

Number of credits

4

Format of the assessment

Candidates will have ONE question to answer. Candidates will be encouraged to integrate relevant map(s) and/or diagram(s) to support their written answer.



Standard

91427

Title

Demonstrate understanding of how a cultural process shapes geographic environment(s)

Version

2

Number of credits

4

Format of the assessment

Candidates will have ONE question to answer. Candidates will be encouraged to integrate relevant map(s) and/or diagram(s) to support their written answer.



Standard

91429

Title

Demonstrate understanding of a given environment(s) through selection and application of geographic concepts and skills

Version

2

Number of credits

4

Format of the assessment

The paper will consist of THREE questions. Each question will involve candidates selecting and applying geographic skills and concepts to demonstrate their understanding of a given geographic environment in an overseas setting.

Definitions of key geographic concepts will not be provided as part of individual questions but will be provided in the resource booklet.

A comprehensive list of skills can be found in the Teaching and Learning Guide for Geography.

Geography subject page 2018 Examination timetable

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