New Zealand Scholarship Geography

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Geography assessment specification 

Scholarship Performance Standard (93401) Geography
Mode of Assessment Written Examination
For Year 2017

Format of the assessment

The examination will be resource-based.

In 2017, the examination questions and resource booklet will focus on technology in a geographic context.

Some resource materials (such as maps, text, photographs, models, graphs, tables, and cartoons) related to this theme will be provided to assist candidates.

Candidates will be required to complete questions that involve critically analysing, processing, selecting, extracting, justifying, predicting, integrating, and presenting information.

Candidates will be required to include relevant original visuals that will enhance their answers.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate understanding of a range of geographic perspectives and to use their geographic knowledge, skills, and understanding to support their answers.

Equipment to bring

Calculators are permitted.

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

2017 Examination timetable

Geography resources

The links listed below are for resources to help teachers and students understand what is required for success in New Zealand Scholarship.

 
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