Work Sample : Casey

Activity : Excursion Recount

    Excursion Recount - Casey : Grade Commentary

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Casey has demonstrated sound knowledge and understanding of the structure and features of a recount. The ideas have been well sequenced but additional detail and personal comment are required. Time connectives have been used to assist the flow of the writing. Full stops have been used correctly but there is inconsistency in the use of capital letters and in the handwriting. There is some evidence of self-correction. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade C standard at the end of 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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