Work Sample : Jordan

Activity : Recount

    Recount - Jordan : Commentary

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Jordan has demonstrated an adequate awareness of the features of a recount. Past tense has been used and words indicating who, what, where and when have been included. There is good directionality and spacing between the words. Appropriate sentence structure has been used with capital letters and full stops to begin and end sentences. Sounds have been correctly sequenced and different strategies have been used to spell words. Letter formation is correct and a picture has been used to support the writing. Attempts at self-correction have been made. To develop further, Jordan could include more detail and descriptive language, and use capital letters appropriately throughout the text. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at the expected standard at the end of Kindergarten.

Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

  • Writing
    Students write with an increasing awareness of the nature, purpose and conventions of written language. They produce simple texts that demonstrate an awareness of the basic grammar and punctuation needed. Students know and use letters and sounds of the alphabet to attempt to spell known words and use most lower and upper case letters appropriately to construct sentences. Students explore the use of computer technology to construct texts.
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