ST. MARY'S CANOSSIAN COLLEGE

A. Objectives

  • To enable students to develop multiple perspectives on perennial and contemporary issues in different contexts (e.g. cultural, social, economic, political and technological contexts);
  • To enhance students’ understanding of themselves, their society, their nation, the human world and the physical environment;
  • To help students become independent thinkers so that they can construct knowledge appropriate to changing personal and social circumstances;
  • To develop in students a range of skills for life-long learning, including critical thinking skills, creativity, problem-solving skills, communication skills and information technology skills;
  • To help students appreciate and respect diversity in cultures and views in a pluralistic society and handle conflicting values; and
  • To help students develop positive values and attitude towards life, so that they can become informed and responsible citizens of society, the country and the world.

 

Last Updated: 2020-11-29


 

B. Subject Teachers

Name of Teachers
Levels
Ms. Winnie Cheng (Panel Head)
F.6
Ms. Judy Tsui (Panel Head)
F.4, F.5, F.6
Ms. Amanda Tang
F.5, F.6
Ms. Iris To
F.4, F.5, F.6
Ms. Janice Lai
F.4, F.5, F.6
Mr. Mario di Dio Chan
F.5
Ms. Teresa Law
F.5, F.6
Ms. Wendy Li
F.4, F.6

 

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C. Assessment System

Weighting of Formative and Summative Assessment

 
Formative
Summative
F4
50%
50%
F5
45%
55%
F6
40%
60%
 
Components
 
F4
F5
F6
Term 1
Term 1
Final Exam
Quiz
20%
20%
10%
Assignment
20%
20%
30%
Basic skill exercise on current news
10%
10%
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Exam
50%
50%
60%
 
Examination Structure
Component
F4
F5
F6
Mid-Year Exam
Final Exam
Mid-Year Exam
Final Exam
Final Exam
Paper / Section
One paper
One paper
One paper
Paper I & II
Paper I & II
Duration
1½ hours
2 hours
2 hours
Paper I : 2 hours
Paper II : 1¼ hours
Paper I : 2 hours
Paper II : 1¼ hours
Question type and quantity
2
Structured data-response questions
3 Structured data-response questions
3 Structured data-response questions
Paper I : 3 Structured data-response questions (70%)
Paper II : Extended response question (30%)
Paper I : 3 Structured data-response questions (50%)
Paper II : Extended response question (30%)
School-based assessment (SBA) (20%)

 

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D. Assessment Syllabus

F4 Liberal Studies Mid-Year Examination 2020-21

 

Syllabus / Topics

Other Reminders

Format: Data-response Questions
Paper Total: 22 marks
Time Allowed: 1.5 hours
 
Hong Kong Today
·       Introduction to Quality of Life
·       Economic Quality of Life
·       Social Quality of Life
·       Environmental Quality of Life
·       Cultural Quality of Life
 
Skills
·       Statistical interpretation
·       Cartoon interpretation
·       Cause analysis
·       Effect analysis
·       View analysis – Concern
·       Suggestion
·       All worksheets used in the lessons are also included
·       Any current issues and cross-modular issues relevant to the subject may also be examined
·       Textbook as reference
 

F5 Liberal Studies Mid-Year Examination 2020-21

 

Syllabus / Topics

Other Reminders

Format: Data-response Questions
Paper Total: 46 marks
Time Allowed: 2 hours
 
Hong Kong Today
·       Introduction to Quality of Life
·       Economic Quality of Life
·       Social Quality of Life
·       Environmental Quality of Life
·       Cultural Quality of Life
 
Modern China
·       Reform of Opening-Up
·       Chinese family and customs
 
Globalization
·       Economic Globalization
·       Cultural Globalization
 
Energy Technology and Environment
·       Sustainable Development
 
Skills
·       Statistical & Cartoon interpretation
·       Cause & Effect analysis
·       Value
·       Suggestion
·       State your stance- To what extent
·       View analysis – Concern, Controversy & Conflicts
·       All worksheets used in the lessons are also included
·       Any current issues and cross-modular issues relevant to the subject may also be examined
·       Textbook as reference

 

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E. Subject Resources

 

Last Updated: 2020-11-29