Year 9 Tasks

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 unforeseen 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.

Downloadable PDF of the 2017 Year 9 Assessment Grid


ENGLISH

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 8 Submit a polished Short Story 30%
Term 2, Wk 5 Half Yearly Examination 20%
Term 3, Wk 8 Performance & evaluation 30%
Term 4, Wk 5 Yearly Examination 20%

MATHEMATICS

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 8-9 In Class Progressive Task – Pathways A and B 15%
Term 2, Wk 5 HY Exam 25%
Term 3, Wk 1-3 Project Week 25%
Term 3, Wk 7 New Style of Task 10%
Term 4, Wk 5 Yearly Exam 25%

SCIENCE

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 7 Research and in-class Writing Task 20%
Term 2, Wk 5 Half Yearly Exam 25%
Term 3, Wk 7 Practical Test 25%
Term 4, Wk 5 Yearly Exam 30%

AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHY (SEMESTERISED)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
T1, Wk 8 or T3, Wk 8 Trade Fair Presentation 40%
T2, Wk 3 or T4, Wk 3 Skills Test 30%
T2, Wk 5 or T4, Wk 5 Exam 30%

AUSTRALIAN HISTORY (SEMESTERISED)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
T1, W8 or T3, W8 Research Task – Industrialisation 60%
T2, W5 or T4, W5 Examination 40%

PDHPE

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 2, Wk 1 Smart Fitness Program (Girls only) 25%
Term 2, Wk 9 Net and Court Games 25%
Term 3, Wk 9 Assess Health Information 25%
Term 3, Wk 10 Invasion Games Sense 25%

AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY (ELECTIVE)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 10 Beef Cattle Assignment 25%
Term 2, Wk 7 Half Yearly Exam 25%
Term 3, Wk 9 Meat Sheep & Wool Techn. 25%
Term 4, Wk 3 Practical Skills Planning & Implem’n – Evidence of practical learning folio 25%

COMMERCE (ELECTIVE)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 7 Task 1 30%
Term 2, Wk 4 Task 2 30%
Term 3, Wk 7 Task 3 40%

DANCE (ELECTIVE)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 9 Performance 25%
Term 2, Wk 9 Performance & Reflection 25%
Term 3, Wk 10 Composition 25%
Term 4, Wk 6 Composition & Reflection 25%

FOOD TECHNOLOGY (ELECTIVE)

Term & Week  Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 8 Research Task 20%
Term 2, Wk 8 Practical and Written Justification 25%
Term 3, Wk 5 Test 20%
Term 4, Wk 3 Practical and Written Justification 35%

GERMAN (ELECTIVE)

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

GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY (ELECTIVE)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 10 Engineering Drawings & Assemblies 30%
Term 2, Wk 5 In Class Practical Test 10%
Term 3, Wk 6 Architectural Pool Room 30%
Term 4, Wk 1 Folio of Drawing 20%
Term 4, Wk 3 Architectural Model 10%

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY (ELECTIVE)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 9 Research Assignment 1 Clock 20%
Term 2, Wk 6 Industry Study 10%
Term 2, Wk 7 Research Assignment 2 Coffee Table/Hall

Stand

20%
Term 3, Wk 8 Class Examination 10%
Term 4, Wk 3 Design and Manufacture of Free Choice

Project including projected costing, drawing and cutting lists

40%

ISTem (ELECTIVE)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 9 Assistive Technology Research & Project 20%
Term 2, Wk 6 Web/App Development Project 20%
Term 3, Wk 8 Robotics Programming Task 20%
Term 4, Wk 6 Virtual/Augmented Reality Project 20%
Ongoing Terms 1-4 Genius Hour Projects 20%

MUSIC (ELECTIVE)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 9/10 Solo Performance 10%
Term 2, Wk 9 Composition Task 30%
Term 3, Wk 8 Aural/Research Task 30%
Term 4, Wk 4 Performances (Solo 10%, Ensemble 20%) 20%

PHOTOGRAPHY & DIGITAL MEDIA (ELECTIVE)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 8 Photographer Study 15%
Term 2, Wk 4 Series of Photographic Portraits 35%
Term 3, Wk 2 Videography Study 15%
Term 3, Wk 9 Film Submission 35%

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SPORTS STUDIES (ELECTIVE)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 8 Life Long Leisure & Recreation 25%
Term 2, Wk 7 Modern Global Sports 25%
Term 3, Wk 9 Sports Injuries 25%
Term 4, Wk 5 In Class Test 25%

TEXTILES TECHNOLOGY (ELECTIVE)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 8 Initial Portfolio Tasks 10%
Term 2, Wk 4 Portfolio (15%) / Textiles items (25%) 40%
Term 3, Wk 8 Initial Portfolio Tasks 10%
Term 4, Wk 4 Portfolio (15%) / Textiles items (25%) 40%

VISUAL ARTS (ELECTIVE)

Term & Week Type of Task Weight
Term 1, Wk 7 Extended & Visual Response Submission 15%
Term 2, Wk 6 Drawing/Visual Diary Submission 35%
Term 3, Wk 4 Exhibition Pamphlet 15%
Term 4, Wk 10 Painting/Printmaking  Submission 35%