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Personal Project 2016/17: Criterion C: Taking Action

Personal Project 2016/17

Taking Action

  • create a product/outcome in response to the goal, context and criteria
  • demonstrate thinking skills
  • demonstrate communication and social skills

Assessment criteria: Taking Action

Level

MYP Descriptor

Indicator

 

1-2

Students are able to:

  1. create a limited product/outcome in response to the goal, global context and criteria

  2. demonstrate limited thinking skills

  3. demonstrate limited communication and social skills

 

3-4

Students are able to:

  1. create a basic product/outcome in response to the goal, global context and criteria

  2. demonstrate adequate thinking skills

  3. demonstrate adequate communication and social skills

 

5-6

Students are able to:

  1. create a substantial product/outcome in response to the goal, global context and criteria

  2. demonstrate substantial thinking skills

  3. demonstrate substantial communication and social skills

  • create an adequate product/outcome that shows substantial relevance to the goal, global context, success criteria and research information

  • demonstrate substantial creative, critical and transfer thinking skills through reference and substantial explanation in your report and/or process journal extracts

  • demonstrate substantial communication and social skills throughout the Personal Project process -  both verbally and through writing

 

7-8

Students are able to:

  1. create an excellent product/outcome in response to the goal, global context and criteria

  2. demonstrate excellent thinking skills

  3. demonstrate excellent communication and social skills


 
  • create an excellent product/outcome that shows extreme relevance to the goal, global context, success criteria and research information

  • demonstrate excellent creative, critical and transfer thinking skills, through reference and detailed explanation in your report and/or process journal extracts

  • demonstrate excellent communication and social skills throughout the Personal Project process -  both verbally and through writing

Tips and Hints

  • spending a large amount of time on creating the product does not guarantee a high mark
  • your product must be created in response to the goal and global context
  • it is recommended that you spend 25 hours on the entire project

Report checklist: Taking Action

Material contained in this LibGuide has been sourced from the OCC (Online Curriculum Centre IBO)MYP Projects Guide 2016 and Yokohama International School Personal Project guide.