Q uality of  W ritten  C ommunication (Also known as QWC!)
What is QWC? <ul><li>QWC is where your ability to  write an answer in good English  is assessed. </li></ul><ul><li>For the...
What is Needed in a QWC Question? <ul><li>Make sure your handwriting is  neat . </li></ul><ul><li>Your  spelling ,  punctu...
What Should I Think About To Gain QWC Marks? <ul><li>Appropriate  capital letters  and  full stops . </li></ul><ul><li>Use...
Where is QWC Assessed? <ul><li>In  all  GCSE and A Level Science Examinations. </li></ul><ul><li>A question with marks awa...
Basic Knowledge: 1-2 Marks  (Grade F)   <ul><li>Your answer shows a  simple understanding . </li></ul><ul><li>Little organ...
Clear Knowledge: 3-4 Marks Grade C <ul><li>Knowledge expressed is accurate, and your answer shows a  clear understanding ....
Detailed Knowledge: 5-6 Marks Grade A <ul><li>Knowledge  expressed is  full and accurate , it is also appropriate to the s...
QWC Physics Example
Example of a 6 Mark Answer
Example of a 3 Mark Answer
Example of a 1 Mark Answer
QWC Chemistry Example
Example of a 6 Mark Answer
Example of a 3 Mark Answer
Example of a 2 Mark Answer
QWC Biology Example
Example of a 5 Mark Answer
Example of a 4 Mark Answer
Example of a 1 Mark Answer
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Quality of written communication display

  1. 1. Q uality of W ritten C ommunication (Also known as QWC!)
  2. 2. What is QWC? <ul><li>QWC is where your ability to write an answer in good English is assessed. </li></ul><ul><li>For the question, you will be able to achieve a total of six marks . </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Needed in a QWC Question? <ul><li>Make sure your handwriting is neat . </li></ul><ul><li>Your spelling , punctuation and grammar are correct. </li></ul><ul><li>You have organised your answer well and have used important Scientific words – not just “it” or “the.” </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Should I Think About To Gain QWC Marks? <ul><li>Appropriate capital letters and full stops . </li></ul><ul><li>Use a full range of punctuation throughout your answer, including apostrophes and commas. </li></ul><ul><li>Always use scientific terms that you will have learned in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Write in paragraphs , or use suitable sub-headings to help organise your answer. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Where is QWC Assessed? <ul><li>In all GCSE and A Level Science Examinations. </li></ul><ul><li>A question with marks awarded for QWC will say the following; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ In this question you will be assessed on using good English, organising information clearly and using specialist terms where appropriate.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It is clearly indicated – look out for it! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Basic Knowledge: 1-2 Marks (Grade F) <ul><li>Your answer shows a simple understanding . </li></ul><ul><li>Little organisation or scientific detail given. </li></ul><ul><li>Weak punctuation, poor spelling and grammar. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Clear Knowledge: 3-4 Marks Grade C <ul><li>Knowledge expressed is accurate, and your answer shows a clear understanding . </li></ul><ul><li>Structured and organised, with use of some specialist science terms . </li></ul><ul><li>Good level of spelling, punctuation and grammar. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Detailed Knowledge: 5-6 Marks Grade A <ul><li>Knowledge expressed is full and accurate , it is also appropriate to the situation. Your answer shows a detailed understanding , this is supported by evidence given. </li></ul><ul><li>Well organised and logically ordered using a wide range of appropriate scientific terms . </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent spelling, punctuation and grammar. </li></ul>
  9. 9. QWC Physics Example
  10. 10. Example of a 6 Mark Answer
  11. 11. Example of a 3 Mark Answer
  12. 12. Example of a 1 Mark Answer
  13. 13. QWC Chemistry Example
  14. 14. Example of a 6 Mark Answer
  15. 15. Example of a 3 Mark Answer
  16. 16. Example of a 2 Mark Answer
  17. 17. QWC Biology Example
  18. 18. Example of a 5 Mark Answer
  19. 19. Example of a 4 Mark Answer
  20. 20. Example of a 1 Mark Answer

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