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1 APP WRITING TRACKER LEVEL ASSESSMENT FOCUS C B A interesting thoughtful Select appropriate I can write my own name. I can produce some simple words or phrases to convey meaning. Most of my work can be read by an adult without my help (must be more than simple statement). I am beginning to produce my own ideas for writing. I can show some control over word order producing logical statements (may be repetitive I like I can ). My choice of words relate to the topic. I can sometimes use words to describe (colour, size, simple emotion). My writing is beginning to show some awareness of purpose (eg basic story, label, message). I can produce my own ideas for writing. My words are chosen because they relate to the topic. I can use some describing words. reader purpose. I can tell you what my writing is for. I can write simple texts such as lists, stories, explanations. Organise present sequencing structuring information, ideas Construct paragraphs use cohesion within I can use some basic phrases to open end a story orally. I can start end a story using story language. I am beginning to write down my ideas in an appropriate order (eg in time sequence). My story writing is beginning to show a clear beginning ending. I can write my ideas in the correct order (non narrative genres). I am beginning to make connections between ideas events (repeated nouns/pronouns relate to main idea). clarity, purpose I can use simple words phrases to communicate meaning (often uses simple oral language patterns). I may sometimes use to connect my ideas. I am beginning to write in a series of sentence like structures (may be repetitive). I can use to join ideas (may be repetitive). I am beginning to write simple sentences. accuracy of syntax clauses sentences. I can write my own name with correct upper lower case letters. My statements are mostly grammatically accurate (he was..we were..the dog is..). I am beginning to use full stops in my writing. I can sometimes use a capital letter a full stop in my writing. I am beginning to make phonetic attempts at words. I can spell my name use capital letters in the right place. I can write a few of the simple, common YR words (mum, but, ). I can form most letters correctly. I can use finger spaces between words / clusters of letters. I can spell some common cvc words correctly. I can have a go at spelling unknown words phonetically. I can spell most of the common YR words. Most of my cvc words are correct. I can have a go at more tricky words using phonic strategies. Hwriting Presentation I can form all my letters correctly. I have some control over the size of my letters. I can form all my letters clearly. I can use finger spaces correctly. I can sometimes use capital letters correctly.

2 APP WRITING TRACKER LEVEL ASSESSMENT FOCUS C B A interesting thoughtful Select appropriate I can write a series of simple sentences with meaning. I choose words that relate to the topic. I can develop some of my ideas. My writing may sound like spoken language rather than written language. I can communicate ideas meaning confidently in a series of sentences (sometimes repetitive but mainly flows). I can write at length (at least half a page of A). I can provide enough information to interest the reader (beginning to provide information description beyond a list). The words I choose are well chosen match the topic. I am beginning to use some interesting ambitious words (words not usual for age). I can communicate ideas meaning confidently in a series of sentences. My writing shows some evidence of a viewpoint. I can write at least side of A or more. I can make my writing lively interesting. I can use adjectives descriptive phrases for detail. I can use some interesting ambitious words (words not usual for age). reader purpose. My writing shows I am beginning to have some awareness of the purpose of the task. I can include some of the main features of the genre type. I can match organisation to purpose. My writing shows that I have some awareness of structures of different genres, organisational devices the importance of the reader. I attempt to adopt the appropriate style for the purpose. I can use features of the given genre (not always accurate). Organise present sequencing structuring information, ideas Construct paragraphs use cohesion within I am beginning to use some time words to sequence my writing. My writing has a beginning ending (although this may be abrupt). My writing shows connections between ideas events (repeated nouns/pronouns relate to main idea). I can use time related words to sequence my ideas. My writing usually has a clear opening ending. I am showing some awareness of linking ideas using strategies to create flow (next, then, also). I can use a range of time related words phrases to sequence my writing. I can use headings to organise my non fiction writing. I may group some of my writing or ideas by content (paragraph like structures). I can link ideas using strategies to create flow (another thing, also, then). I can experiment with a range of sentence openers (First, Then, Next, After that, Also, Soon, Another thing). I can use connectives to link sentences (, but, so, then, because). My use of past present tenses are generally correct. clarity, purpose I can use any connective (may only be ) to join two simple sentences. I am beginning to show that I can think of different ways to start a sentence (not always using name or pronoun). I can vary the structure of my sentences to interest the reader (sometimes using?s, speech). I am beginning to use different openers (time words linking words, eg also). I can use connectives other than to join sentences. I show some awareness of past present tenses. My sentences are usually demarcated with a full stop capital letter (more than 0% of the time). I am beginning to use? but may not be accurate. My sentences are usually grammatically correct. accuracy of syntax clauses sentences. I am beginning to use full stops capital letters in the correct place. I can write clauses which are grammatically correct (most of the time). My sentences are almost always punctuated correctly (capitals full stops). I am using?, but not always I can use simple phonic strategies to spell words (cvc words accurate, other phonetical words mostly correct). I can spell all of the YR words am beginning to spell some of the Y words. I can spell common monosyllabic words I can use phonetically plausible strategies to spell or attempt unknown polysyllabic words. I can spell most of the Y words some of the Y words. I do not mix upper lower case letters in sentences. My letters are usually the correct shape but may be inconsistent in orientation. I can spell all of the Y most of the Y words. I can usually spell simple words that are linked to the topic. I can correctly spell words containing different spellings for phonemes. I can use accurate consistent hwriting (correct upper lower case, descenders ascenders). I am beginning to join my writing. Hwriting Presentation I can control ascenders descenders. I do not normally mix upper lower case letters in a sentence. My letters may not always be the correct size shape.

3 APP WRITING TRACKER LEVEL ASSESSMENT FOCUS C B A interesting thoughtful Select appropriate I can produce work which is imaginative clear. I can elaborate on information about events, characters (eg nouns exped by adjectives). I can adopt a viewpoint (although I may not maintain it). I can use interesting varied words. I am beginning to choose some words because I know they have an effect on the reader. I can produce imaginative writing which is interesting to read. I show evidence of attention to the reader (eg elaboration, detail, adjectives etc). I can use ambitious word choices (picking up on ambition from L). I am beginning to develop ideas, characters describe settings, feelings emotions. I can create interest or humour through detail. I can develop ideas, characters describe settings, feelings emotions. I can use adjectives adverbs for description. My vocabulary choices are relevant support the purpose. My writing is developing a sense of pace. I choose some words for effect or occasion. reader purpose. I can adapt my writing for audience purpose at a general level (eg provide enough information about characters settings, make a series of points). I can use the main features of the selected genre (with some accuracy). I can produce work that is organised shows a simple opening ending. I am beginning to make some attempt to place related points next to each other. I can develop extend ideas logically in structured sentences (may be over detailed or brief). I use strategies to create flow. I am beginning to underst what a paragraph is I show evidence of this in my writing (eg one sentence paragraphs, ideas loosely grouped). I can use sentence openers connective from LA confidently. I am beginning to vary my verbs tenses. My sentences are mostly grammatically correct (nouns verbs agree). I can adopt form style for purpose audience confidently. I can use the main features of the genre appropriately consistently. Organise present sequencing structuring information, ideas Construct paragraphs use cohesion within I structure organise my writing clearly with a clear beginning, middle end. My ideas are loosely organised into sections of related text. Within sections / paragraphs I am using strategies to link ideas (also, quickly, another thing). My movement between paragraphs or sections of related text is abrupt. I can sequence material information in a logical style. My related ideas are organised together. I can use generalising words for style (sometimes, never, always, after). I can link ideas relate events including past, present future sensibly (afterwards, eventually, before). clarity, purpose I can extend sentences using a wider range of connectives (when, because, if, while, after, also, as well). I can use a range of sentence openers. I can vary verb forms tenses. My sentences are grammatically correct. I can use punctuation accurately (full stops, capital letters,?!). I am experimenting with a wider range of punctuation (,! ) but it may not always be accurate. I can vary the way I open my sentences am beginning to use subordination (When I saw While I was As it was snowing ). I am using a wider range of connectives to join sentences (also, then, because, if, while, as well, so, but). I am experimenting with a wider range of punctuation (,! ) with increasing accuracy. accuracy of syntax clauses sentences. My sentences show that I can use capital letters, full stops? I am beginning to use!, with some accuracy. Hwriting Presentation I can begin to spell common polysyllabic words accurately (sometimes, bonfire). I can spell phonetically regular words. I am using joined, neat hwriting (may be slow inaccurate). I can spell all of the KS words. I can spell words with more than one sound including familiar compound words. I can use apostrophes accurately to spell shortened words. I can spell phonetically regular or familiar common polysyllabic words I can spell pronouns correctly. I can spell common homophones correctly. I can use neat, joined hwriting accurately but my writing may still be a little slow.

4 APP WRITING TRACKER LEVEL ASSESSMENT FOCUS C B A interesting thoughtful Select appropriate I can write in a lively, coherent style. My viewpoint is consistent I am beginning to maintain it throughout. I can use a range of styles confidently individually. I can use interesting language to sustain develop ideas. I am beginning to use adverbial exped noun phrases. I can use precise vocabulary that links to the topic engages the reader. I can produce thoughtful considered writing (using simple explanation, opinion, justification deduction). I can develop ideas using adverbial exped phrases before after nouns. My language choices support the purpose are interesting varied. I am beginning to use figurative language including similes, metaphors personification. I can use stylistic features to engage the reader (eg vivid description, emotive language, development of phrases). I can maintain a clear consistent viewpoint. I can use interesting strategies to move a story forward (characterisation, dialogue). I can advise assertively in factual writing. I can use figurative language (not always accurately). reader purpose. I can organise ideas appropriately for purpose reader write in a range of styles confidently independently. My writing shows clear purpose awareness of the reader. The main features of the genre are clearly evident appropriate to purpose. Organise present sequencing structuring information, ideas Construct paragraphs use cohesion within My ideas events are logically sequenced. My writing includes a clear introduction conclusion with ordered points between. My ideas are organised by clustering points or using time sequences. Sections/paragraphs often begin with a main topic sentence but ideas are beginning to be developed. I can use a limited range of connectives to link paragraphs. My overall organisation is supported by paragraphs (mostly accurate use of paragraphs). The main ideas within the paragraph are developed. I make attempts to link paragraphs (eg Firstly, Also, Next not always maintained). The structure of my writing is made clear through the use of paragraphs. I can develop the main ideas within paragraphs in interesting creative ways. I am beginning to link paragraphs consistently. clarity, purpose I am beginning to vary the length, structure subject of my sentences. I can use subordinating connectives (eg when, if, because). My verb choices are varied. I am beginning to use grammatically complex structures, adverbial phrases subordinating clauses (I felt better when The man, who lived on the hill because it would make the school ) to vary sentences. I can use more sophisticated sentence openers (eg although, however, nevertheless). I can use a range of ly words to open sentences. Nouns, pronouns tenses are accurately used. I am using phrases clauses to add detail. I can use connectives to give emphasis (eg if, so as to, despite). I can use subordinating clauses mostly My choice of tense is consistent appropriate. I can use openers in opposition to opening sentence (eg Even though, Having, Although). Almost all sentences are correctly demarcated with punctuation at L. I can use commas to mark phrases mostly I am beginning to use ( ) - ; : accuracy of syntax clauses sentences. I can use full stops, capital letters,?!, (in list) accurately throughout my writing. I am beginning to use Most sentences are demarcated accurately using punctuation at LC (.?,! ). I am beginning to use commas to mark phrases or clauses. I can spell common regular verbs correctly when adding ing/ed. I underst use the spelling rules for making regular words plural. I can spell unfamiliar regular polysyllabic words I can add suffixes (ing, ed, est, er, ly, etc) to words ending in e or y. I can spell irregular verb tenses I can spell words with common endings (tion, ious, ough, ible, able, sion, etc) mainly Hwriting Presentation I can write in a clear, neat legible cursive style with clearly defined ascenders descenders.

5 APP WRITING TRACKER LEVEL ASSESSMENT FOCUS C B A interesting thoughtful Select appropriate I can produce writing that is varied, interesting thoughtful. I can develop ideas description through the use of a range of stylistic devices (see A). My viewpoint is consistent controlled I can use the viewpoint of others to support my opinion. I can select from a wide range of ambitious imaginative vocabulary use this precisely. My stylistic choices maintain interest (appealing vocabulary, variety of expression, detail, description). I show a clear, established consistent viewpoint supported with clear reasoning. My language choices clearly support the purpose the content covered is relevant. I can use a range of narrative elements with confidence (action, dialogue, description). I can use a variety of strategies techniques confidently appropriately to engage the reader (eg asides, comments, observation, suspense, tension). I can use literary features accurately to create effect (alliteration, figurative emotive language, persuasive language, precise detail). My writing includes thorough coverage of all points is well balanced. My viewpoint is strong, well controlled convincing. My readership clearly informs my choices in writing I take into account what will be of most interest to the reader. The main features of the chosen genre are clearly evident accurately developed. reader purpose. My ideas content are well chosen. The main purpose of my writing is clear. The style chosen is appropriate to maintain the reader s interest. My writing shows that my readership has begun to inform my choices (points which are of most interest to reader included). The development of my ideas shows a clear understing of the purpose of the text supports this. My ending echoes my beginning I am beginning to refer backwards forwards within the text. My paragraphs are linked to support purpose (clear chronological or logical links between paragraphs). Organise present sequencing structuring information, ideas Construct paragraphs use cohesion within I can use different techniques to introduce conclude work appropriately (opinion, summary, justification, comments, questions). My work is clearly structured organised using paragraphs. My paragraphs are developed with relevant detail. The main ideas within my paragraphs are linked. The sequence of my sections contribute to the overall effectiveness coherence of the text. My paragraphs sections vary in length structure. The links between within my paragraphs are maintained consistently. clarity, purpose I can use simple complex sentences (variety in length). I can add phrases clauses that build on the main detail information. I am beginning to choose from a wide range of openers connectives. I can use complex sentence structures appropriately. I can use a wider range of openers connectives (meanwhile, on the other h, consequently, unfortunately, etc). I am beginning to use phrases which add to shades of meaning (completely, almost, would, certainly). I can use a range of punctuation accurately mostly consistently to clarify structure create I can vary sentence length, word order, structure subject confidently to sustain interest provide detail clarity. I can use a wide range of sophisticated openers connective (including ly ing openers) I can confidently use additional words phrases to contribute to meaning. I can use a range of punctuation with very little omission. I can use punctuation to show division between clauses, to vary pace, to create effect / atmosphere etc. accuracy of syntax clauses sentences. Almost all my sentences are accurately demarcated with a range of punctuation (including ( ) ; : ) I can apply with confidence the common spelling rules. I can spell high frequency context words I can spell a wide range of prefixes suffixes I can spell almost all inflected words (an inflection is a change to the ending of a word, eg verb tenses, plurals, comparative adjectives). For A spelling is mostly accurate throughout. Hwriting Presentation I can write fluently in a clear, joined script at pace.

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