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Assessment Resource Centre (ARC)

  1. Stage 2
  2. English
  3. Activities
  4. Narrative
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Grade Work Samples
Midway through Stage 2 (end of Year 3) End of Stage 2 (end of Year 4)
Grade A Sascha  
Grade B Flynn   Kim   Sam   Lou   Cameron   Ricky   Jo  
Grade C Taylor   Lindsay  
Grade D Xiang   Mackenzie   Pat   Terry  
Grade E Eden   Ashley  

Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:


Description of activity

Students plan, draft and write a narrative using visual stimulus as a starting point. They use one or more images from the visual stimulus sheet.

Suggested materials

Worksheet (visual stimulus)
Option: computer

Prior learning

The students have jointly constructed narratives with the teacher deconstructing and modelling stages. The students have read a variety of narratives, predicting how resolutions will be achieved.


Producing Texts (WS 2.9)
Drafts, revises, proofreads and publishes well-structured texts that are more demanding in terms of topic, audience and written language features.
Grammar and Punctuation (WS 2.10)
Produces texts clearly, effectively and accurately, using the sentence structure, grammatical features and punctuation conventions of the text type.
Spelling (WS 2.11)
Uses knowledge of letter-sound correspondences, common letter patterns and a range of strategies to spell familiar and unfamiliar words.

Criteria for assessing learning

Students will be assessed on their ability to:

  • plan, draft and edit their own writing
  • use written language features and conventions appropriate to a narrative text
  • use a variety of time conjunctions and connectives to sequence events
  • use a multistrategy approach to spelling

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