G, 10-19 Bad Fail
These are the qualities associated with the grade G, 10-19 Bad Fail*.
*In examinations this mark will often involve seriously short measure or incomplete answers.
|Knowledge||Range [breadth/depth]||Seriously inadequate, with major omissions and/or serious inaccuracies.|
|Command of Material||Serious inadequacies in knowledge base, which wholly compromise response to material.|
|Awareness of Scholarship||Little or no awareness of relevant literature and major issues surrounding a topic.|
|Argument & analysis||Focus on Question||Wholly irrelevant.|
|Clarity of Structure||Wholly incoherent and/or lacking in logical development.|
|Analytical Skills and Independence of Thought||No evidence of critical awareness or insight; descriptive narrative of dubious relevance to topic; no evidence of independent thought.|
|Use & Evaluation of Evidence||Marks at this level will have major omissions and/or misinterpretations of evidence.|
|Language & Expression||Clarity, Organisation & Accuracy||Very unclear, even garbled.|
|Grammar & Syntax||Very weak syntax and many grammatical errors.|
|Fluency of Writing||Incoherent and/or compromised by lack of content.|
|Scholarly apparatus||Accuracy & Consistency of Referencing||As E, but with even greater failing, including near or complete absence.|
|Accuracy & Consistency of Works Cited list||As E, but with even greater failing, including near or complete absence.|