LC Marking – PCLM Explained

Purpose

Engagement with the task. Clarity of Purpose

  • 30% of the marks are available for work that is relevant, focused and original.
  • Answer shows a clear understanding of the genre (for example, not writing a newspaper article as a public debate or a short story as a personal essay).
Clarity Sustaining your response throughout your answer. Coherence of Delivery

  • 30% of the marks are available for your ability to sustain the response over the entire answer.
  • Continuity of argument, sequencing, management of ideas, choice of reference, use of examples, engagement with texts, control of register and shape, creative modeling.
Language Appropriate to the task (vocabulary, style, punctuation). Efficiency of Language Use

  • 30% of the marks are available for your use of language to achieve clear communication.
    • Vocabulary: good word choice and phrasing.
    • Syntax: writing proper sentences.
    • Sentence patterns: varying length.
    • Paragraph structure.
    • Punctuation appropriate to the register.
    • Effective overall style: using an appropriate, lively and original approach to the task.
Mechanics Spelling and grammar. Accuracy of Mechanics

  • 10% of the marks are available for your spelling and grammar.
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