Work Sample : Sam

Activity : Information Report

    Information Report - Sam : Grade Commentary

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Sam has demonstrated sound knowledge and understanding of the content and structure of an information report. The report has been adequately planned and a title has been included. The sentences have been written in present tense and appropriate adjectives have been used. There is adequate content in most categories but the grouping of some information could be better. The vocabulary is simple but an adequate range of strategies has been used to spell words. There is some incorrect use of tense, and issues with subject and verb agreement, but most of the simple punctuation is correct and the handwriting is adequate in size and slope. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade C standard midway through Stage 1.

Grade C

The student has a sound knowledge and understanding of the main areas of content and has achieved an adequate level of competence in the processes and skills.

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Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

  • Writing
    Students write simple literary and factual texts on familiar topics for known readers by planning and reviewing their writing. They write using basic grammatical features and conventions of punctuation, showing awareness of different purposes, audiences and subject matter. Students spell using knowledge of sight words, letter-sound correspondence and other strategies. They write using letters of consistent size and slope in NSW Foundation Style and use computer technology to produce texts, recognising simple conventions, language and functions.
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