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Summative assessment: Sentence writing

Collect the work sample from Sequence 11 and analyse the use of the capital letter at beginning of the sentence and full stop at the end, use of onset and rime to spell unfamiliar words, and whether or not the sentence makes sense. Use the information gained to guide future planning of teaching and learning activities.

Suggested analysis rubric

Content description Towards achievement Achieving with assistance Achieving
Know how to use onset and rime to spell words. ACELA1438 Student using invented spelling Student attempting spelling using initial sound Student attempting spelling using onset and rime
Recognise that sentences are key units for expressing ideas. ACELA1435 Work sample does not resemble a meaningful sentence Work sample shows a meaningful sentence written with teacher assistance Work sample shows a meaningful sentence written with little or no teacher assistance
Understand that punctuation is a feature of written text different from letters; recognise how capital letters are used for names, and that capital letters and full stops signal the beginning and end of sentences. ACELA1432 Work sample does not include capital letters Work sample includes a capital letter with teacher prompting or capital letter is incorrectly placed Work sample includes a capital letter in the correct place
  Work sample does not include a full stop Work sample includes a full stop with teacher prompting or full stop is incorrectly placed Work sample includes a full stop in the correct place

The following samples of student work relating to this unit give an idea of the level of work to expect from students. Select the samples below to view a larger version.

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