Assessment criteria
The report should be structured and graded based on the assessment criteria

Criterion A: Planning

Maximum: 8 In the personal project, students should be able to:
    State a learning goal for the project and explain how a personal interest led to that goal.
    State an intended product and develop appropriate success criteria for the product.
    Present a clear, detailed plan for achieving the product and its associated success criteria.
Achievement level
Descriptor
0
The student does not achieve a standard described by any of the descriptors below.
1-2
The student: i. states a learning goal ii. states their intended product iii. presents a plan that is superficial or that is not focused on a product.
3-4
The student: i. states a learning goal and outlines the connection between personal interest(s) and that goal ii. states their intended product and presents basic success criteria for the product iii. presents a plan for achieving the product and some of its associated success criteria
5-6
The student: i. states a learning goal and describes the connection between personal interest(s) and that goal ii. states their intended product and presents multiple appropriate success criteria for the product iii. presents a detailed plan for achieving the product and most of its associated success criteria.
7-8
The student: i. states a learning goal and explains the connection between personal interest(s) and that goal ii. states their intended product and presents multiple appropriate, detailed success criteria for the product iii. presents a detailed plan for achieving the product and all of its associated success criteria.

Criterion B: Applying skills

Maximum: 8 In the personal project, students should be able to:
    Explain how the ATL skill(s) was/were applied to help achieve their learning goal.
    Explain how the ATL skill(s) was/were applied to help achieve their product.
Achievement level
Descriptor
0
The student does not achieve a standard described by any of the descriptors below.
1-2
The student: i. states which ATL skill(s) was/were applied to help achieve their learning goal ii. states which ATL skill(s) was/were applied to help achieve their product.
3-4
The student: i. outlines which ATL skill(s) was/were applied to help achieve their learning goal, with superficial examples or evidence ii. outlines which ATL skill(s) was/were applied to help achieve their product, with superficial examples or evidence.
5-6
The student: i. describes how the ATL skill(s) was/were applied to help achieve their learning goal, with reference to examples or evidence ii. describes how the ATL skill(s) was/were applied to help achieve their product, with reference to examples or evidence.
7-8
The student: i. explains how the ATL skill(s) was/were applied to help achieve their learning goal, supported with detailed examples or evidence ii. explains how the ATL skill(s) was/were applied to help achieve their product, supported with detailed examples or evidence.

Criterion C: Reflecting

Maximum: 8 In the personal project, students should be able to:
    Explain the impact of the project on themselves or their learning
    Evaluate the product based on the success criteria
Achievement Level
Descriptor
0
The student does not achieve a standard described by any of the descriptors below.
1-2
The student: i. states the impact of the project on themselves or their learning ii. states whether the product was achieved.
3-4
The student: i. outlines the impact of the project on themselves or their learning ii. states whether the product was achieved, partially supported with evidence or examples.
5-6
The student: i. describes the impact of the project on themselves or their learning ii. evaluates the product based on the success criteria, partially supported with evidence or examples.
7-8
The student: i. explains the impact of the project on themselves or their learning ii. evaluates the product based on the success criteria, fully supported with specific evidence or detailed examples.
Use this table to help you understand the descriptors:
Terms
Definitions
ATL Skill(s) clusters
One or more of: communication, collaboration, organization, affective, reflection, information literacy, media literacy, critical thinking, creative thinking, transfer.
Describe
Give a detailed account or picture of a situation, event, pattern or process.
Evaluate
Make an appraisal by weighing up the strengths and limitations.
Explain
Give a detailed account including reasons or causes.
Learning Goal
What students want to learn as a result of doing the personal project.
Outlines
Give a brief account or summary
Presents
Offer for display, observation, examination or consideration.
Product
What students will create for their personal project.
State
Give a specific name, value or other brief answer without explanation or calculation.
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