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Work Sample : Indra

Activity : Excursion Recount

    Excursion Recount - Indra : Grade Commentary

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Indra has demonstrated sound knowledge and understanding of the structure of a recount. Events have been well sequenced and there is consistent use of past tense, but paragraphs have not been used. The text is creative and descriptive but lacks a reorientation or personal comment to conclude. An adequate variety of sequencing words have been used but there is little variation in the use of conjunctions, and adverbs have not been used. There is adequate use of punctuation and spelling despite some run-on sentences and confusion with homophones. The handwriting is legible but not consistent in slope nor on the line. 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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