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Work Samples - Grade C

The work samples for this grade, together, assist teachers to gain a common understanding of the standard of work typically produced by students whose performance, on balance, matches the description for Grade C.

At the end of Stage 5 for the School Certificate, student achievement is reported using the Course Performance Descriptors. Read more about School Certificate Grading.

Activity: Winter Weeds of Crops and Pastures (View Activity…)

Students identify six different weeds that are a problem in crops and describe management plans for each one.


Activity: Vegetable Production Enterprise - Soil pH Testing (View Activity…)

Students perform a standard soil test to determine the pH of the selected site for vegetable production and analyse the results to suggest which vegetable crops to grow.


Activity: Vegetable Production Enterprise - Experimental Design (View Activity…)

Students identify a limiting factor associated with a vegetable production enterprise and suggest a management practice to overcome its negative effects. They design an experiment to test the proposed management practice, and produce a written report.


Activity: Plant Nutrition Trial (View Activity…)

Students establish a pot nutrient trial and investigate the plant responses to different treatments.


Grade C

The student has a sound knowledge and understanding of the main areas of content and has achieved an adequate level of competence in the processes and skills.
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