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Annotated exemplar: Technology

This annotated exemplar helps teachers to support the literacy and language learning of students in technology. To view other exemplars for biology, mathematics and statistics, history, and physical education click here.

The annotations are made under the headings of Structure, Ideas and Information, Audience and Purpose, Language, and Accuracy. Hover over each of these headings below and click to read the annotations. To increase the size of the text, use the Ctrl + keys on your keyboard.

Curriculum:  Level 7

Students will: Understand the role and nature of evidence and reasoning when managing risk through technological modeling.

Secondary literacy exemplars teaching and learning responses: these notes provide assistance in supporting students to develop their writing at this level.

About the exemplar

This example is from a 2012 external assessment - Achievement Standard 91358: Demonstrate understanding of how technological modeling supports risk management. 

Exemplar annotation Technology Level 2 AS 91358 (PDF 301KB)

Teaching and learning in relation to literacy and language demands in writing

Students need to use writing to explain concepts, processes, theories, and actions in relation to curriculum requirements and tasks.  They need to express increasingly sophisticated ideas and information, incorporate specialized vocabulary, and structure their responses according to purpose and audience.

Published on: 09 May 2016

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