Assessment Report

Level 1 Cook Islands Māori 2020

Standards 90873  90876

Part A: Commentary

Successful candidates showed a sound knowledge of Cook Islands Maori language at level 6 of the New Zealand Curriculum.

Candidates are reminded that their answers should be based on information from the text, rather than prior knowledge and personal opinion.

 

Part B: Report on Standards 

90873:  Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Cook Islands Māori texts on areas of most immediate relevance

Candidates who were awarded Achievement commonly:

  • identified the main points of the text in their notes
  • wrote about the key ideas of the text when answering questions
  • recognised basic structures of the language.

Candidates whose work was assessed as Not Achieved commonly:

  • wrote limited or no listening and reading notes
  • did not attempt all questions
  • showed very limited understanding of the main ideas
  • copied directly from the supplied texts
  • used incomplete phrases or single-word answers instead of full sentences.

Candidates who were awarded Achievement with Merit commonly:

  • made good use of the listening notes page to plan their answers
  • wrote logical and focused answers that addressed the question
  • selected relevant information from across the text
  • showed a good understanding of the language in the texts, including some of the more complex structures.

Candidates who were awarded Achievement with Excellence commonly:

  • took detailed listening notes to keep track of their understanding
  • wrote articulate, well-considered answers
  • supported their answers fully with accurate and relevant information from the texts
  • understood a wide range of vocabulary
  • captured the nuances and finer details of the texts in their answers
  • expanded sensibly on the information supplied in the texts.

 

90876: Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written/visual Cook Islands Māori texts on areas of most immediate relevance

Candidates who were awarded Achievement commonly:

  • understood the main ideas in the text
  • answered the requirements of the questions
  • gave some or limited supporting detail from the text.

Candidates whose work was assessed as Not Achieved commonly:

  • showed little or no understanding of the passage
  • wrote about aspects that were not asked for in the question
  • showed very limited understanding of the main ideas
  • copied directly from the supplied texts
  • used incomplete phrases or single-word answers instead of full sentences.

Candidates who were awarded Achievement with Merit commonly:

  • showed a clear grasp of the ideas and concepts
  • connected relevant ideas from across the text
  • communicated the relevant information clearly and with some depth
  • provided appropriate supporting detail.

Candidates who were awarded Achievement with Excellence commonly:

  • showed thorough understanding of the ideas and concepts
  • used their own words to answer the questions, illustrating their strong understanding of the text
  • answered the questions with depth and thought
  • elaborated on and supported their answers with relevant detail.

 

Cook Islands Māori subject page

 

Previous years' reports

2019 (PDF, 212KB) 2018 (PDF, 103KB) 2016 (PDF, 209KB)

 
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