KS3 Assessment and Reporting - ENGLISH WRITING YEAR 9
a student whose understanding of the Y9 English writing skills is still emerging will be able to:
a student who is developing their Y9 English writing skills will be able to:
a student who is secure in the skills in the Y9 English writing curriculum will be able to:
a student who has mastered the skills in the Y9 English writing curriculum will be able to:
Content – produce texts that match purpose, audience and genre
Answer the task set in some detail.
Show competent recognition of purpose and audience.
Clearly and confidently answer the task set, in detail. Demonstrate confident understanding of addressing the purpose and the needs of the audience.
Skilfully answer the text set in detail, offering imaginative and developed content. Skilfully use appropriate genre conventions, with a secure sense of the needs of the audience.
Demonstrate an ability to answer the task set in detail, with sophistication. Demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of matching the form and style to the audience and purpose in imaginative, original and entertaining ways.
Control – demonstrate control of punctuation and grammar in sentences, clauses and phrases.
Use some complex sentences and vary sentence lengths. Use suitable punctuation competently.
Confidently use a range of sentence structures, including embedded clauses, to achieve particular effects and to sustain the reader’s interest. Confidently use accurate and varied punctuation, including colons, semi-colons and apostrophes.
Skilfully craft a variety of sentence types to achieve particular purposes.
Skilfully use a range of punctuation markers to create an effect upon the reader.
Demonstrate sophisticated and precise use of a variety of sentence structures and punctuation markers, to achieve a particular effect and purpose.
Organisation – organise cohesive whole texts, effectively sequencing and structuring information, events and ideas.
Competently link paragraphs, using connectives, to create a logical structure.
Confidently craft paragraphs to make meaning clear, and to make ideas fit together well.
Skilfully craft paragraphs which include effective sequencing of ideas and detail.
Demonstrate sophisticated crafting of the whole text, to achieve an effect upon the reader.
Vocabulary - select words and phrases from a rich and wide vocabulary.
Competently choose some varied vocabulary applicable to the task
Confidently select some ambitious vocabulary, applicable to the task.
Skilfully select ambitious vocabulary applicable to task.
Select sophisticated and ambitious vocabulary precisely.
Spelling – demonstrate control of spelling.
Spell with competence, errors occurring when using uncommon words.
Spell confidently with only minor errors.
Skilfully offer consistency in spelling, including uncommon words.
Spell sophisticated and ambitious vocabulary accurately.