Assessment Report

Level 2 Cook Islands Māori 2020

Standards 91113  91116

Part A: Commentary

Candidates achieving at this level have a sound knowledge of the Cook Islands Maori language at level 7 of the New Zealand Curriculum. Those who achieved highly were able to understand the inferred meaning within the texts and wrote thoughtful responses that included relevant evidence from the text.

It is important that candidates provide answers that address the question using details from the text as evidence rather than using their prior knowledge or personal opinion. 

 

Part B: Report on Standards

91113:  Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Cook Islands Māori texts on familiar matters

Candidates who were awarded Achievement commonly:

  • gave brief accurate answers based on the text
  • identified most key points
  • showed a basic understanding of level 7 vocabulary and language structures
  • made minor errors, e.g. confusing the name for traditional costume with culture.

Candidates whose work was assessed as Not Achieved commonly:

  • gave brief answers with very little detail from the text
  • gave answers based on opinion not based on the text
  • did not attempt all questions
  • copied sentences from the text to answer the question.

Candidates who were awarded Achievement with Merit commonly:

  • provided detailed answers based on the text
  • understood some of the more complex level 7 language
  • attempted to give implied meanings but these were often based on candidate’s opinion or general knowledge rather than ideas from the text.

Candidates who were awarded Achievement with Excellence commonly:

  • gave full detailed answers in their own words
  • showed a deep understanding of complex language and grammar at level 7
  • used details from the text to guide, inform and justify their opinions
  • offered full explanations across multiple parts of each question
  • supported any inferences taken from the text using clear examples from the text.

91116:  Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and/or visual Cook Islands Māori text(s) on familiar matters

Candidates who were awarded Achievement commonly:

  • understood the general meaning of the texts, identifying simple information
  • lacked clarity in some of their responses
  • made some reference to the texts when giving opinions.

Candidates whose work was assessed as Not Achieved commonly:

  • did not attempt all questions
  • showed limited understanding of the text
  • provided irrelevant responses.

Candidates who were awarded Achievement with Merit commonly:

  • understood most vocabulary and language features at level 7
  • explained answers with depth
  • connected several ideas from the text appropriately
  • presented opinions that clearly referred to information from the text.

Candidates who were awarded Achievement with Excellence commonly:

  • demonstrated an understanding of the more complex language features and structures at level 7
  • addressed the question asked directly
  • justified their responses using relevant details from the texts
  • wrote full answers using their own words indicating comprehensive understanding of the texts.

Cook Islands Māori subject page

 

Previous years' reports

2019 (PDF, 208KB) 2018 (PDF, 100KB) 2016 (PDF, 207KB)

 
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