Year 8 Tasks – 2018

The following is published for the benefit of students and their parents so that students can plan their time effectively and put an appropriate amount of effort into assessment tasks. Please note that, due to unforseen circumstances, teachers may from time to time need to vary the week in which a task may be due. The final due date will be clearly indicated to students at the time students are told of the specifics of a task.

PRINTABLE VERSION OF YEAR 8 ASSESSMENT TASK SCHEDULE 2018


ENGLISH

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 10 In class essay on Novel 30%
Term 2, Wk 5 Examination 20%
Term 3, Wk 8 Shakespeare Performance & eval. 30%
Term 4, Wk 5 Examination 20%

MATHEMATICS

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 7 Alternate Task 20%
Term 2, Wk 5 Examination 25%
Term 3, Wk 4 Group Project & Class Test 25%
Term 4, Wk 5 Examination 30%

SCIENCE

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 8 Research Task 20%
Term 2, Wk 5 Investigation/Practical Task 20%
Term 3, Wk 9 Student Research Project 30%
Term 4, Wk 5 Yearly Exam 30%

HISTORY (SEMESTERISED)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
T1, W8 or T3, W8 Research Essay – Medieval Society 50%
T2, W5 or T4, W5 Examination 50%

GEOGRAPHY (SEMESTERISED)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
T1, Wk 8 or T3, Wk 7 Landforms and Landscapes Task 50%
T2, Wk 3 or T4, Wk 3 Skills Test 20%
T2, Wk 5 or T4, Wk 5 Examination 30%

TECHNOLOGY

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 2, Wk 4 Project & Folio 50%
Term 4, Wk 4 Project & Folio 50%

PDHPE

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 2, Wk 2 Adolescence Board Game 25%
Term 2, Wk 6 Invasion Games Skills 25%
Term 3, Wk 9 ‘The Truth About What We Eat’ 25%
Term 3, Wk 10 Creative Movement Performance 25%

 GERMAN

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 6 Research Task 25%
Term 2, Wk 3 Research Task 25%
Term 3, Wk 4 Speaking and Listening Task 25%
Term 4, Wk 3 Examination 25%

JAPANESE

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 8 Cultural Research 20%
Term 2, Wk 7 Listening & Speaking 20%
Term 3, Wk 3 Listening & Speaking 20%
Term 3, Wk 8 Reading & Writing 20%
Term 4, Wk 6 Reading & Writing 20%

MUSIC

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 9/10 Solo & Composition 15%
Term 2, Wks 7/8 Rhythmic Dictation, Listening Analysis 22.5%
Term 3, Wk 9 Ensemble Perf. & Composition 25%
Term 4, Wks 5/6 Performances (Group & Solo) 30%
Term 4, Wks 5/6 Aural/ Musicology Examination 7.5%

VISUAL ARTS

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 10 Theory Task Artist Research 30%
Term 2, Wk 4 Portfolio Submission #1 35%
Term 3, Wk 9 Portfolio Submission #2 35%