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Assessment Resource Centre (ARC)

  1. Stage 1
  2. English
  3. Activities
  4. Procedure
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Grade Work Samples
Midway through Stage 1 (end of Year 1) End of Stage 1 (end of Year 2)
Grade A Jerry  
Grade B Sascha   Lesley   Cam   Bobby   Shannon  
Grade C Flynn   Bailey   Mackenzie   Dale   Ariel   Ashley   Morgan   Jessie   Taylor  
Grade D Jo   Huong   Pat  
New Work Samples

Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:


Description of activity

Students write a procedure for a simple activity such as tying shoelaces or making a sandwich.

Suggested Materials

Paper, pencils
Option: proforma

Prior learning

The students have participated in a joint construction lesson for a procedure, suggesting the wording and identifying commands to be used. They have observed demonstrations and then worked in small groups to write a procedure.

Board of Studies NSW, English K-6 Student Work Samples, p 117


Producing Texts (WS1.9)
Plans, reviews and produces a small range of simple literary and factual texts for a variety of purposes on familiar topics for known readers
Grammar and Punctuation (WS1.10)
Produces texts using the basic grammatical features and punctuation conventions of the text type
Spelling (WS1.11)
Uses knowledge of sight words and letter-sound correspondences and a variety of strategies to spell familiar words
Handwriting and Computer Technology (WS1.12)
Produces texts using letters of consistent size and slope in NSW Foundation Style and using computer technology

Criteria for assessing learning

Students will be assessed on their ability to:

  • write a basic procedure in sequential order
  • use numbers to indicate sequence in a procedure
  • use action verbs and commands
  • use adverbial phrases to add information about action
  • use most common writing conventions
  • use strategies to spell unfamiliar words
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