|Start point- identifying common qualities|
|Breaking down detailed qualities_ how will they know it's a job well done|
These qualities are then broken down into three standards. Starting at what they would need to do to work at the desired standard, and then stepping stones from not having that quality to doing it poorly and then onto quite well. This tool should help students plan their work, check it of their own accord, have conversations about quality and critique with a common language.
Working Towards Standard
Working at standard
Working above Standard
No event has taken place
Explanation of character not considered.
an event has occurred but it is unclear how this has led to the current situation
The event taken place lacks the significance or importance needed.
The event is difficult to believe.
Back story is just linked to flaws and talents no bigger picture of character.
an event has occurred that leads to the current situation.
The event must be significant to the character eg tragic or unfortunate.
The event provides motivation for the quest.
The event must be rooted in reality and be relatable.
Backstory reveals/ explains character eg flaws and talents
Simple appearance only is described
written in a combination of 1st and 3rd person
the protagonist lacks uniqueness
mental character revealed but not linked to BS
Physical appearance not related to mental character
it is difficult to relate to the protagonist. They are too different to us.
Written in 1st or 3rd person
the protagonist has an uniqueness for either abilities or Vulnerability
Mental character is revealed and linked to BS
Physical Character is revealed and may be linked to mental character.
The protagonist is a human like or easily relatable
emotional character revealed and is written in 1st or 3rd person omniscient
mental, physical and Emotional appearance are interrelated
the protagonist has an uniqueness for BOTH their abilities and Vulnerability
Everyone is called space pants.
Names are cool but not necessarily consistent, or revealing
is Consistent with BS eg Nationality
Some names will have other meanings
Some names will represent “character values”
Too few minor characters
Too many minor characters.
2-3 minor characters
the relationship is too simple between the Pand A or is based on simple characteristics
The relationship does not change
the quest is independent of th relationship
The PA relationship is simple based on one feature
The relationship is represented in only one way - emotional or physical or emotional
The change in the relationship is not clear or is difficult to spot.
the dependence of the quest upon the relationship is not clear
Other character relationships are too complex may detract from plot
These relationships dont add to the plot
the PA relationship is complex and intertwined
There are multiple connections between them
the connections are represnted in a commination of physical, mental and emotional ways
The PA realtionship MUST change over time
The PA realtionship must be dependent upon the QUEST
Other relationships should be simpler
Other relationships act as plot devices