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Assessment rubric
Level of Achievement
Analysis, Research and Specification
Developing ideas
Realisation
Planning
Evaluation
A
· I have used many different technology research skills
· I have used a high degree of questioning and analysis
· The design need and the intended user has been considered leading to a clear Specification
· I have produced a wide range of preparatory work
· I have thoroughly developed my ideas
· I have communicated my intentions in an easily understood way
· I have used thorough competence when choosing materials and techniques
· Has fully justified any modification from the original design
· The finished product is original with outstanding finish
· I have demonstrated detailed planning showing a sequence of operations
· I have shown an outstanding level of time management
· Drawings and other information give full details of the final product
· I thoroughly evaluated the process and the product
· I have made excellent suggestions for possible further improvement
· I have expressed the results of my testing in a clear and interesting way
B
· I have used clear and consistent technology research skills
· I have used some analysis of the product
· Consideration of the design need or the intended user(s) leading to a Specification.

· I have produced a range of preparatory work
· I have developed my ideas using a range of techniques
· I have effectively communicated my intentions
· I have made informed decision when choosing materials and techniques
· I have explained any modification from the original design
· The finished product is original with a very good finish
· A plan showing awareness of the main processes involved.
· I have shown a good level of time management
· A clear working drawing showing overall layout and major dimensions.


· I evaluated the process and the product
· I have made suggestions for possible further improvement
· I have given the results of my testing in a clear way
C
· I have used some research skills
· I have shown signs of critical thinking
· The intended user and need of the product have been given
· I have produced some preparatory work
· I have developed my ideas
· Some thought has been given to communicating my intentions
· I have made some decisions when choosing materials and techniques
· I have suggested why I made modifications from the original design
· The finished product has a good finish
· I have planned my work in advance
· I have shown a limited consideration for planning my time
· A final design giving some details.
· I made some comments about the process and the product
· I have made few suggestions for possible further improvement
· I have given the results of my testing
D
· I have used little research skills
· I have shown some original thought
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· Some basic requirements of the product have been given
· A confusing and inaccurate final design is given
· I have planned some aspects of my work in advance
· I have used my own ideas
· I used the tools I was given
· I have made modifications from the original design
· I finished my product
· I made an effort to plan my work
· Little thought was given to communicating my intentions
· Unrealistic time plan has been give
· My comments are restricted to the product itself
· I not suggested how my product can be improved
· I have given the results of my testing in an unclear way
E
· Research skills have not been displayed.
· I have shown no original thought
· Little thought was given to communicating my intentions
· No final design
· I have used others ideas
· I used the tools I was given
· I have made modifications from the original design
· I finished my product
· No time considerations have been given
· I have not planned my work in advance
· No evidence of any forethought has been demonstrated
· No suggestions for improvements
· No testing has been carried out