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OCR GCSE B322 Moving Image Mock Exam Marking Instructions

Barry Rainsford | Saturday May 17, 2014

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Subject-Specific Marking Instructions

The purpose of this unit is to assess candidates’ ability to:

i.  Recall, select and communicate their knowledge and understanding of media products and the contexts in which they are produced and consumed (AO1)

ii. Analyse and respond to media texts/topics using media key concepts and appropriate terminology (AO2).

Assessment Objectives (includes QWC)

These are broken down by question as follows:

  • Q1 3 marks AO1 knowledge of generic conventions
  • Q1 7 marks AO2 textual analysis
  • Q2 20 marks AO2 textual analysis
  • Q3 7 marks AO1 knowledge of representation issues
  • Q3 13 marks AO2 textual analysis
  • Q4 22 marks AO1 knowledge and understanding of TV or radio comedy texts, TV or radio channels and scheduling, and audience pleasures
  • Q4 8 marks AO2 textual analysis

Q1 Criteria

Level 1 [0-2 marks]

  • Describes some aspects of the text
  • Some quite simple ideas expressed with errors of spelling, punctuation and grammar that obscure meaning. Writing may also lack legibility.

Level 2 [3-5 marks]

  • States at least one generic narrative feature
  • Shows some understanding of generic conventions
  • Offers some textual evidence (at the top of the band)
  • Some simple ideas expressed appropriately but possibly with some errors of spelling, punctuation and grammar that obscure meaning.

Level 3 [6-7 marks]

  • States two generic narrative features
  • Shows sound understanding of appropriate generic conventions
  • Offers textual evidence (at the top of the band)
  • Ideas expressed with some clarity and fluency; errors of spelling, punctuation and grammar do not obscure meaning.

Level 4 [8-10 marks]

  • Explains two generic narrative features
  • Shows thorough understanding of appropriate generic conventions
  • Ideas and arguments supported by evidence
  • Accurate use of terminology
  • Ideas expressed clearly and fluently in well-structured sentences with few, if any, errors of spelling, punctuation and grammar.

0 = no response or no response worthy of credit

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