Class 3 have been writing stories. These are things we practise to achieve Level 2:
- Can write with meaning in a series of simple sentences.
- Can produce short sections of developed ideas.
- Can use appropriate vocabulary.
- Can use simple phonic strategies when trying to spell unknown words.
- Can control use of ascenders/descenders, upper/lower case letters.
- Can use connectives to join 2 simple sentences.
- Can provide enough detail to interest the reader.
- Can vary the structure of sentences to interest the reader.
- Can use interesting and ambitious words sometimes.
- Can use basic sentence punctuation.
- Can use phonetically plausible strategies to spell or attempt to spell unknown words.
- Can link ideas and events (e.g. last time, also, after, then, soon, at last, and another thing).
- Can use adjectives and descriptive phrases for detail and emphasis
- Can spell monosyllabic words accurately.
- Begins to show evidence of joining handwriting
These are the next steps to achieve Level 3:
- Can produce work which is organised, imaginative and clear.
- Can use a range of forms, (e.g. letters, reports, diary, dialogue).
- Can use interesting and varied words choices.
- Can develop and extend ideas logically in sequenced sentences.
- Can extend sentences using a wider range of connectives, (e.g. when, because, if, after, while, also, as well).
- Can usually use correct grammatical structures in sentences, (nouns and verbs agree generally).
- Can use sentence punctuation accurately; full stops, capital letters and question marks
- Can structure and organise work clearly, (e.g. beginning, middle, end; letter structure; dialogue structure)
- Is experimenting with a wide range of punctuation, (e.g. commas; inverted commas; exclamation marks; apostrophes).
- Can use cursive script accurately and neatly.
- Can use adjectives and adverbs for description
- Can spell phonetically regular or familiar common polysyllabic words accurately.
- Can develop characters and describe settings, feelings and emotions.
- Can link and relate events, including past, present and future, (e.g. afterwards, before, also, after a while, eventually…)
- Can attempt to give opinion, interest or humour through detail
- Can use generalising words for style, (e.g. sometimes; never; always; often; in addition….)
- Is beginning to develop a sense of pace
We wrote a story called ‘Lost in The woods’ with Mrs. Smith. How do you think we did?
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We are linked to Woodhouse Primary School click on the link below to have a look at their website.
Woodhouse Primary School Brighouse