Practical guide to assessing explanatory writing recount and journalistic writing at upper KS2

Date: 01.08.2013
To order this guide, download the order form in either MSword or PDF format, complete and return;One of a set of four practical guides to assessing writing at key stage 2.;This guide will help teachers to assess any task of an explanatory, recount or journalistic writing genre at upper key stage 2 against the new English curriculum, and the particular emphasis on grammar, whilst still using the resources already in use in schools.;The guide includes annotated examples of pupils` writing to assist teachers in making reliable and valid teacher assessments as well as examples of grammatical features and how these develop.;The guide uses colour coding to identify specific areas to look for in pupils` writing, particularly in relation to the new curriculum and the focus on grammar. It will help to assess a pupil`s work for evidence to map progress and inform target-setting.;The guide also includes next steps on how to address identified issues, and improve pupils` writing.;Price: £22.00 plus postage and packing.