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Civ MYP DESIGN: How to get a score of 8 for Criterion C Strand IV

How to get a TOP MARKS for Criterion C Strand IV

C iv. fully justifies changes made to the chosen design and plan when making the solution

  • First - IDENTIFY many (5-15) changes that occurred during the creating phases and create a long LIST (changes can be big, small or both)

  • Second - expand on each list item and provide an OUTLINE that EXPLAINS and DESCRIBES exactly WHAT was changed and HOW each item was changed (an easy way to do this is by providing a BEFORE n AFTER picture). Provide clear explanations about what changes/ iterations/ adjustments/ improvements you made as you were creating your product

  • Third - for every change you identified - now explain WHY each change was made so as to JUSTIFY and here are some suggestions to help you explain the WHY: “This change was made…

    • as a response to feedback from client/peer

    • to better meet the needs of the design brief

    • to meet a need of one of the design specifications

    • to improve the user experience (UX)

    • to make the product more user-friendly

    • to improve the aesthetics

    • to make the product stronger, more stable, more comfortable, more attractive, etc.

    • to ensure that the initial problem was being solved

    • ensure the product was finished on time

    • because this material was more environmentally friendly and more cost effective

  • Pro Tip - Compare your finished product to the BEST/CHOSEN DESIGN in Criterion B (iv) and your PLAN in Criterion C (i)


change

/CHānj/

  • make (someone or something) different; alter or modify.

  • replace (something) with something else, especially something of the same kind that is newer or better; substitute one thing for (another).


The video below outlines how to get TOP MARKS for MYP DESIGN Criterion C Strand 4.

Differentiation & Assessment

Criterion C Strand iv

0 >> The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below.

3-4 >> The student outlines changes made to the chosen design and plan when making the solution

5-6 >> The student describes changes made to the chosen design and plan when making the solution

7-8 >> The student fully justifies changes made to the chosen design and plan when making the solution


Criterion C iv Differentiation

iv. (outlines -- describes -- fully justifies) changes made



Above is an example of OUTLINING and JUSTIFYING CHANGES (MYP DESIGN Civ)



Above is an example of OUTLINING and JUSTIFYING CHANGES (MYP DESIGN Civ)



Above is an example of OUTLINING and JUSTIFYING CHANGES (MYP DESIGN Civ)




Above is an example of OUTLINING and JUSTIFYING CHANGES (MYP DESIGN Civ)



Above is an example of OUTLINING and JUSTIFYING CHANGES (MYP DESIGN Civ)



Above is an example of OUTLINING and JUSTIFYING CHANGES (MYP DESIGN Civ)




Above is an example of OUTLINING and JUSTIFYING CHANGES (MYP DESIGN Civ)




Above is an example of OUTLINING and JUSTIFYING CHANGES (MYP DESIGN Civ)




Above is an example of OUTLINING and JUSTIFYING CHANGES (MYP DESIGN Civ)

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