Work Sample : Jessie

Activity : Designing and making a model of a shelter

    Designing and making a model of a shelter - Jessie : Grade Commentary

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Jessie has demonstrated basic knowledge and understanding of how to design and make a model of a shelter. The purpose of a shelter has been identified but a limited level of competence is evident in the recording of the procedure. Jessie has provided a detailed drawing but it does not resemble the completed model. Some appropriate tools, materials and joining techniques have been selected but the list of materials differs from those used and the design process has not been effectively evaluated. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade D standard at the end of Stage 2.

Grade D

The student has a basic knowledge and understanding of the content and has achieved a limited level of competence in the processes and skills.

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Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

  • Designing and Making
    Students develop and evaluate design ideas recognising the needs of users or audiences. They implement the design process and evaluate solutions using functional and aesthetic criteria. Students select and safely use equipment, computer-based technology and other resources throughout the processes of design and production.
  • The Made Environment
    Students identify the ways built environments, products and services are constructed or produced. They use a range of techniques, media and information and communication technologies to communicate design ideas to specific audiences. Students explore the properties and uses of both natural and made materials and components.
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