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Work Sample : Drew

Activity : Factual Description

    Factual Description - Drew : Grade Commentary

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Drew has demonstrated a sound understanding of the features of a factual description. The text has been adequately structured but lacks an introduction or classification and a conclusion. Simple sentences have been used and the sentence beginnings are repetitive, but some adjectives have been included to describe the toy. Most of the punctuation is correct and adequate strategies have been used to spell words. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade C standard midway through Stage 1.

Grade C

The student has a sound knowledge and understanding of the main areas of content and has achieved an adequate 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 simple literary and factual texts on familiar topics for known readers by planning and reviewing their writing. They write using basic grammatical features and conventions of punctuation, showing awareness of different purposes, audiences and subject matter. Students spell using knowledge of sight words, letter-sound correspondence and other strategies. They write using letters of consistent size and slope in NSW Foundation Style and use computer technology to produce texts, recognising simple conventions, language and functions.
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