English (Grades 2- | 2= | 2+)

Skills & Knowledge Definition


Writing - Communication



Simple success in communication of ideas

Simple awareness of purpose, form and audience

Simple vocabulary

Simple linguistic devices

Straightforward use of tone, style and register

Writing - Organisation

One or two relevant ideas, simply linked

Random paragraph structure

Evidence of simple structural features

Evidence of simple grammatical features



Writing - Vocab, Sentence Structure, Spelling and Punctuation

Occasional use of sentence demarcation

Occasional evidence of conscious punctuation

Simple range of sentence forms, including coordination and subordination

Occasional use of Standard English with Occasional control of agreement

Writes with a range of correctly spelt vocabulary, e.g. words with regular patterns such as prefixes, suffixes, double consonants

Simple use of vocabulary

Reading 1

Supported response to task and text

Comments on references

Offers an example from the text to explain view(s)

Selects some quotations , which occasionally support views

Selects some quotations/references; not always supporting

Reading 2


Identifies some differences and / or similarities
Attempts to link evidence between texts
Selects some quotations/references; not always supporting (from both texts)

Reading 3

Shows some understanding of language
Attempts to comment on the effect of language
Selects some relevant quotations
Uses some subject terminology, not always appropriately                                                                                                                Shows some understanding of structural features
Attempts to comment on the effect of structural features
Selects some relevant examples
Uses some subject terminology, not always appropriately

Reading 4

Identifies some differences between the ideas and perspectives
Attempts to compare ideas and perspectives
Some comment on how methods are used to convey ideas and perspectives
Selects some quotations/references, not always supporting

Reading 5

Identifies some differences between the ideas and perspectives
Attempts to compare ideas and perspectives
Some comment on how methods are used to convey ideas and perspectives
Selects some quotations/references, not always supporting (from one or both texts)

Reading 6 Some awareness of implicit ideas/contextual factors
Reading 7

Attempts evaluative comment on the text
Offers an example from the text to explain view(s)
Attempts to comment on writer’s methods
Selects some quotations , which occasionally support views

 

 

 

 

 


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