Designs a general question that does not allow for a clearly focused approach.
Selects a thinking tool to assist in planning.
Locates information and images which are not always relevant.
With assistance, creates a storyboard that makes some use of multimodal elements.
Writes a narrative script in which the viewpoint is not always focused but which attempts to communicate personal information.
Designs an appropriate focus question which concentrates the story on a particular aspect of their life.
Selects and uses an appropriate thinking tool to assist in planning the story.
Locates and selects relevant information, including images and sounds, to use in the story.
Creates a storyboard which articulates the combination of multimodal elements such as sound, words and images.
Writes a narrative script that presents a clear, focused viewpoint, and communicates personal ideas, beliefs and values.
Designs a significant question which narrows the focus of their story to a challenging aspect of their identity.
Selects and uses a thinking tool which is very effective in helping to plan the story.
Locates and judiciously selects sources which enhance the response to the topic question.
Creates a storyboard which skilfully synthesises multimodal elements and develops complex connections.
Writes a narrative script that offers a well-developed and clear focus and viewpoint, and communicates significant personal ideas, beliefs and values.
Ability to create an electronic text for a specific purpose and audience.
Ability to review and edit an electronic text and evaluate the process involved in its creation.
Reviews and edits some aspects of the electronic text.
Uses a thinking tool to reflect on the process and/or evaluate learning and performance.
Reviews and edits all aspects of the electronic text during the process of creation to ensure use of accurate English, both spoken and written, and effective use of sound and presentation of images.
Selects and uses an appropriate thinking tool to reflect on the process and to evaluate learning and performance.
The highly polished nature of the finished digital story indicates great care has been taken in reviewing and editing not only the technical aspects of the story, but also its intended effect on the specified audience.
Selects and uses a highly appropriate thinking tool to show an ability to engage in considered reflection and significant evaluation.