Assessment Specifications

Level 3 Geography 2021

General information

Domain

Geography

Method of assessment

Written examination

Standards

91426  91427  91429

Information relating to all achievement standards

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

Equipment

Candidates are advised to bring coloured pencils, a calculator, 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 achievement standards

Standard

91426

Title

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

Version

2

Number of credits

4

There will be ONE question with multiple parts. 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

There will be ONE question with multiple parts. 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

There will be ONE question with multiple parts. Each part of the 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

Examination timetable

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