Work Sample : Kim

Activity : Literary description

    Literary description - Kim : Grade Commentary

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Kim has demonstrated a thorough knowledge and understanding of the content in a well-organised, creative description. There is evidence of a variety of sentence structures, with appropriate paragraphing and effective use of imagery including simile and metaphor. There is excellent use of descriptive language including sophisticated noun groupings. Kim needs to further develop editing skills in order to identify minor grammatical errors. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade B standard at the end of Stage 3.

Grade B

The student has a thorough knowledge and understanding of the content and a high level of competence in the processes and skills. In addition, the student is able to apply this knowledge and these skills to most situations.

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Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

  • Writing
    Students write well-structured and well-presented literary and factual texts for a wide range of purposes and audiences, dealing with complex topics, ideas, issues and language features. They write well-structured sentences, effectively using a variety of grammatical features. Students spell most common words accurately, and use a variety of strategies to spell less common words. They use a fluent and legible style to write and employ computer technology to present written texts effectively in a variety of ways for different purposes and audiences. Students evaluate the effectiveness of their writing by focusing on grammatical features and the conventions of writing.
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