Forum assessment CRITERIA- included in 25% writing mark



9-10 EXCELLENT
- Participation in 3 topics at least
- All contributions are relevant to the topic, well structured and arguments are justified, often creatively.
- Use of complex grammar structures * correctly, rich vocabulary related to the topic and the ideas are linked coherently with connectors.

7-8 NOTABLE
- Participation in 3 topics at least
- Most contributions are relevant to the topic, well structured and arguments are justified, sometimes creatively.
- Use of some complex grammar structures* often correctly, some rich vocabulary related to the topic and the ideas are often linked coherently with connectors.


5-6 PASS-FAIR
- Participation in 3 topics at least.
- Most contributions are relevant to the topic, not always well structured and arguments are not always justified. Sometimes arguments are poor.
- Use of basic grammar structures correctly and some mistakes in complex grammar structures*, basic vocabulary related to the topic and the ideas are linked coherently with connectors, often basic (and/or).


4 or below FAIL
- Participation in less than 3 topics
- Most contributions are little/not relevant to the topic, often little/not well structured and arguments are often poorly/not justified
- Use of basic grammar structures with mistakes, basic vocabulary related to the topic with some mistakes and connecting ideas with basic connectors only (and/or).

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*Complex grammar structures:
Perfect and continuous tenses
Conditionals, passives, reported speech
Modals
**Basic grammar structures
Simple tenses: to be, to have, present/past simple
Repetitive verbs

Name

Number
of participations
in forum


Content
Relevance
Maturity


Language UseGrammar
Vocabulary
Connectors




Final Mark