Work Sample : Ashley

Activity : Discussion

    Discussion - Ashley : Grade Commentary

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Ashley has demonstrated a basic understanding of the structure and conventions of the text type. A clear viewpoint has been expressed but the discussion is brief with limited arguments for both sides and little justification. The structure is appropriate but only simple sentences have been used. A variety of strategies have been used to spell most common words accurately, and basic desktop publishing skills have been demonstrated. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade D standard at the end of Stage 2.

Grade D

The student has a basic knowledge and understanding of the content and has achieved a limited 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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