Work Sample : Casey

Activity : Information report on an animal

    Information report on an animal - Casey : Grade Commentary

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Casey has demonstrated elementary knowledge of the information report text type. There is no evidence of planning or research and the ideas require expansion. Paragraphs have not been used and the sentence structure is simple with very limited use of language and description. Technical language has not been used but limited skills in desktop publishing have been demonstrated. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade E standard at the end of Stage 2.

Grade E

The student has an elementary knowledge and understanding in few areas of the content and has achieved very limited competence in some of 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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