Work Sample : Morgan

Activity : Information report on an animal

    Information report on an animal - Morgan : Grade Commentary

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Morgan has demonstrated a basic understanding of the information report text type. Simple sentences with a variety of sentence starters have been used but there is a lack of paragraphing and appropriate structure. There is good use of adjectives and some technical language has been used but the information is presented as a list of facts and the report lacks cohesion overall. 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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