Summative Assessment for the unit “Entertainment and media” (7 grade)

SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT TASKS

Summative Assessment for the unit “Entertainment and media”

Learning objectives:  7.R2 Understand specific information and details in texts on

a range of familiar general and curricular topics

7.W3 Write with moderate grammatical accuracy on a

limited range of familiar general and curricular topics

7.W4 Use with some support style and register appropriate

to a limited variety of written genres on general and

curricular topics

Assessment criteria:  • Identify particular facts and parts in reading passage

  • Demonstrate the ability to write grammatically correct

sentences on familiar topics

  • Write a text keeping appropriate format and plan of a

given genre

Level of thinking skills: Knowledge and comprehension. Application.

Duration:  20 minutes

 

Reading

Task 1. Read the text and mark the sentences True or False.

 

Musical instruments

A musical instrument is a device created or adapted to make musical sounds. In principle, any object that produces sound can be considered a musical instrument—it is through purpose that the object becomes a musical instrument. The history of musical instruments dates to the beginnings of human culture. Early musical instruments may have been used for ritual, such as a horn to signal success on the hunt, or a drum in a religious ceremony. Cultures eventually developed composition and performance of melodies for entertainment. Musical instruments evolved in step with changing applications and technologies.

The date and origin of the first device considered a musical instrument is disputed. The oldest object that some scholars refer to as a musical instrument, a simple flute, dates back as far as 67,000 years. Some consensus dates early flutes to about 37,000 years ago. However, most historians believe that determining a specific time of musical instrument invention is impossible, as many early musical instruments were made from animal skins, bone, wood and other non-durable materials.

 

Example: A musical instrument is a device.  True

 

  1. A musical instrument is a device created or adapted to make animal sounds. — FALSE
  2. The history of musical instruments dates to the beginnings of human culture. — TRUE
  3. Cultures eventually developed composition and performance of melodies for entertainment. — TRUE
  4. The oldest object that some scholars refer is a piano. — FALSE
  5. The oldest object that some scholars refer to as a musical instrument dates back as far as 97,000 years. — FALSE

 

Writing

Task 2. Write a short newspaper note on the topic “Family entertainment”. Look at the pictures

below and find some ideas for your writing. In the provided box you will find some phrases for

organization of your note.

 

Useful vocabulary: often, once a week, usually, seldom, never,

to show how to …, set a good example, teach proper behavior, help,

to overcome difficulties, understand, communicate, collaborate, socialize.

 

What do you do together with your family?

Why does work together make family stronger?

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Assessment criteria Task Descriptor Mark
A learner
Identify particular facts and

parts in reading passage.

1 writes ‘False’; 1
writes ‘True’; 1
writes ‘True; 1
writes ‘False’; 1
writes ‘False’; 1
Demonstrate the ability to write

grammatically correct sentences

on familiar topics.

Write a text keeping appropriate

format and plan of a given

genre.

2 chooses words that will make the writing

clear and interesting to the reader;

1
uses strong verbs, sensory words,

and precise nouns in places that help create a picture;

1
provides grammatically correct sentences; 1
writes with a structure that fits the purpose. 1
Total marks 9

 

 

 

 

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