Assessment resource Year 8 history assessment - Effects of the Black Death: Source Response

TLF ID M014417

This is an assessment package that uses the Year 8 Australian Curriculum history achievement standard to gather evidence about how well students have demonstrated what they know, what they understand and what they can do for the depth study 'Expanding Contacts: The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa (14th century plague)'. Students respond to source documents before using evidence and historical terms to explain social changes in medieval Europe as a result of the Black Death. The package comprises teacher guidelines, student booklet, assessment resources and task-specific standards (rubric, matrix, continua).



Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is of significant value because of its relevance to content descriptions in the depth study 'Expanding Contacts: The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa (14th century plague)' in the Year 8 history curriculum. Students use historical sources to develop an understanding of the concept of cause and effect and answer the key inquiry question: How did societies change from the end of the ancient period to the beginning of the modern age?
  • This assessment provides an opportunity to gather evidence, using the Year 8 Australian Curriculum history achievement standard, about how well students have demonstrated what they know, understand and can do. This assessment package ensures alignment between what is taught and what is assessed.
Year level

8

Learning area
  • History
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Person: Justus Hayes
  • Description: Photographer
  • Publisher
  • Name: Queensland Studies Authority
  • Organization: Queensland Studies Authority
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: Queensland, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.qsa.qld.edu.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Assessment
  • Online
  • Text
Rights
  • Resource © Queensland Studies Authority 2013 (except where otherwise indicated). This material may be used and reproduced free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes by Australian schools and education bodies as covered by the National Educational Access Licence for Schools (NEALS) (unless another licence is indicated on certain material as being applicable), provided all acknowledgements are retained. For all other uses please contact the Queensland Studies Authority, PO Box 307, Spring Hill Qld 4004 Australia or email publishing@qsa.qld.edu.au. Image © Justus Hayes 2013. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic licence (CC BY 2.0) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/