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Personal Project 2016/17: MYP Grade Descriptors

Personal Project 2016/17

Personal Project final assessment

The project is assessed based on 4 criteria. The final grade for the project will be between 1-7.

The MYP grade descriptors provide the student with additional feedback to accompany direct feedback from the assessors.

 

MYP Grade descriptors

Grade

Boundary guidelines

Descriptor

1

1–5

Produces work of very limited quality. Conveys many significant misunderstandings or lacks understanding of most concepts  and contexts. Very rarely demonstrates critical or creative thinking. Very inflexible, rarely using knowledge or skills.

2

6–9

Produces work of limited quality. Expresses misunderstandings or significant gaps in understanding for many concepts  and contexts. Infrequently demonstrates critical or creative thinking. Generally inflexible in the use of knowledge and skills, infrequently applying knowledge and skills.

3

10–14

Produces work of an acceptable quality. Communicates basic understanding of many concepts  and contexts, with occasionally significant misunderstandings or gaps. Begins to demonstrate some basic critical and creative thinking. Is often inflexible in the use of knowledge and skills, requiring support even in familiar classroom situations.

4

15–18

Produces good-quality work. Communicates basic understanding of most concepts  and contexts with few misunderstandings and minor gaps. Often demonstrates basic critical and creative thinking. Uses knowledge and skills with some flexibility in familiar classroom situations, but requires support in unfamiliar situations.

5

19–23

Produces generally high-quality work. Communicates secure understanding of concepts  and contexts. Demonstrates critical and creative thinking, sometimes with sophistication. Uses knowledge and skills in familiar classroom and real-world situations and, with support, some unfamiliar real-world situations.

6

24–27

Produces high-quality, occasionally innovative work. Communicates extensive understanding of concepts and contexts. Demonstrates critical and creative thinking, frequently with sophistication. Uses knowledge and skills in familiar and unfamiliar classroom and real- world situations, often with independence.

7

28–32

Produces high-quality, frequently innovative work. Communicates comprehensive, nuanced understanding of concepts and contexts. Consistently demonstrates sophisticated critical and creative thinking. Frequently transfers knowledge and skills with independence and expertise in a variety of complex classroom and real-world situations.