Writing Stage 5

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Assessment Criteria: Writing

Stage 5

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Transcription: Spelling
1. Use further prefixes and suffixes and understand the guidance for adding them (Sp 5:1-11; GH 5:1,2)
2. Spell some words with silent letters (Sp 5:14-18; GH 5:3,4)
3. Continue to distinguish between homophones and other words which are often confused (Sp 5:19,20; GH 5:5,6)
4. Use dictionaries to check the spelling and meaning of words (GH 5:7) and use a thesaurus
5. Use the first three or four letters of a word to check spelling, meaning or both of these in a dictionary (GH 5:8,9)
Transcription: Handwriting
6. Write legibly, fluently and with increasing speed by: choosing which shape of a letter to use when given choices and deciding whether or not to join specific letters
7. Write legibly, fluently and with increasing speed by: choosing the writing implement that is best suited for a task
Writing: Composition
8. Plan their writing by: identifying the audience for & purpose of the writing, selecting the appropriate form & using other similar writing as models (e.g. text type prompts & scaffolds)
9. Plan their writing by: noting and developing initial ideas drawing on reading and research where necessary (e.g. planning scaffolds UKS2)
10. Draft and write by: selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary (pupil prompts UKS2)
11. Draft and write by: using a range of devices to build cohesion within paragraphs (e.g. pupil prompts UKS2; GH 5:10,11)
12. Draft and write by: using further organisational and presentational devices to structure text and to guide the reader (e.g. text type prompts UKS2; GH 5:12,13)
13. Evaluate and edit by: assessing the effectiveness of their own writing (e.g. ‘up-stage’ prompts UKS2)
14. Evaluate and edit by: proposing changes to vocabulary, grammar and punctuation to enhance effects (e.g. ‘up-stage’ prompts UKS2)
15. Evaluate and edit by: ensuring the consistent and correct use of tense throughout a piece of writing (e.g. ‘up-stage’ prompts UKS2; GH 5:14,15)
16. Evaluate & edit by: ensuring correct subject-verb agreement when using singular & plural, distinguish between the language of speech & writing (‘up-stage’ prompts UKS2; GH 5:16,17)
17. Proof-read for spelling and punctuation errors (e.g. ‘up-stage’ prompts UKS2)
Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation
18. Use the perfect form of verbs to mark relationships of time and cause (GH 5:18,19)
19. Use expanded noun phrases to convey complicated information concisely (GH 5:20,21)
20. Use modal verbs or adverbs to indicate degrees of possibility (GH 5:22)
21. Use relative clauses beginning with who, which, where, when, whose, that or with an implied (i.e. omitted) relative pronoun (GH 5:23)
22. Use commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity in writing (GH 5:24)
23. Use brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis (GH 5:25)
24. Learn the grammar for St 5.  Use & understand the St 5 grammatical terminology (GH St 5)


1-6: St 2emerging 7-12St 2developing 13-18St 2securing 19-24St 3 ready

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