Assessment Specifications

Level 3 Social Studies 2018

General information

Domain

Social Studies

Mode of Assessment

Written Examination

Standards

91596  91598

Special note

The standard that contains the resource booklet has been changed to 91598. 

Specific information for individual external achievement standards

Standard

91596

Title

Demonstrate understanding of ideological responses to an issue

Version

2

Number of credits

4

Format of the assessment

Candidates will be required to use knowledge and understanding from their own course of study.

The question-and-answer booklet will include a planning page(s), which may be blank or include headings to guide candidates.

Candidates should respond by writing an essay or series of paragraphs, which may be accompanied by diagrams, pictures, graphs, or other forms of illustration.

The society used by candidates must be real (exist presently or in the past).

A response refers to an action taken, e.g. giving a speech or participating in a protest.



Standard

91598

Title

Demonstrate understanding of how ideologies shape society

Version

2

Number of credits

4

Format of the assessment

A resource booklet will be provided.

The question-and-answer booklet will include a planning page(s), which may be blank or include headings to guide candidates.

Candidates should respond by writing an essay or series of paragraphs, which may be accompanied by diagrams, pictures, graphs, or other forms of illustration.

Responses must be written using the resources provided.

Contexts provided by the resource booklet will include one of the following:

  • Global society influenced by Environmentalism through legislation and technological innovation
  • North Korean society influenced by Militarism through government and international engagement.
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