Work Sample : Jo

Activity : Discussion

    Discussion - Jo : Grade Commentary

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Jo has demonstrated a sound understanding of the conventions of the text type. The structure of the discussion is adequate. Arguments are presented for two different viewpoints but some are not clearly articulated. There is a good introduction but the opening statement has not been supported in the conclusion. The language used is mostly appropriate and persuasive but paragraphing is lacking. There is evidence of some editing and most words are correctly spelt. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade C standard at the end of Stage 2.

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 well-structured literary and factual texts in terms of topic, purpose, audience and language by drafting, revising and proofreading. They use accurate sentence structure, grammatical features and punctuation conventions to produce various texts and spell familiar and unfamiliar words using knowledge of letter-sound correspondence, common letter patterns and a range of other strategies. Students use joined letters when writing in NSW Foundation Style and develop basic desktop publishing skills. Students explain how they structure their writing to achieve intended purposes.
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