2019 Term 2 Literacy Tarākona Level 3
To work in rotation workshops in HB groups in mixed levels with each LA at least 3 times a week to develop writing skills listed below.
See weekly plan for how SLO's are realised in individual workshops.
Students will :
Gain audience interest through a variety of means and record thoughts feelings and ideas clearly showing deliberate choices of appropriate language features to enhance writing.
Begin to organise some thoughts feelings and ideas into paragraphs.
Use features to add interest and appeal (similes /metaphor/ personification/direct speech).
Use a range of varied precise adjectives/ verbs/ nouns with increasing confidence.
Punctuates with increasing independence and uses most grammatical conventions correctly.
Spells most high-frequency words correctly.
Edit their work frequently and responds to feedback.
Has created a published piece of work that is edited.
Speaking, Writing, Presenting
Processes and strategies
• Integrate sources of information, processes, and strategies with developing confidence to identify, form, and express ideas.
1 creates a range of texts by integrating sources of information and processing strategies with developing confidence;
2 seeks feedback and makes changes to texts to improve clarity, meaning, and effect;
3 is reflective about the production of own texts: monitors and self-evaluates progress, articulating learning with growing confidence.
By using these processes and strategies when speaking, writing, or presenting, students will:
Purposes and audiences
• Show a developing understanding of how to shape texts for different purposes and audiences.
1 constructs texts that show a growing awareness of purpose and audience through careful choice of content, language, and text form;
2 conveys and sustains personal voice where appropriate.
• Select, form, and communicate ideas on a range of topics.
1 forms and expresses ideas and information with increased clarity, drawing on a range of sources;
2 adds or changes details and comments to support ideas, showing some selectivity in the process;
3 ideas suggest awareness of a range of dimensions or viewpoints.
• Use language features appropriately, showing a developing understanding of their effects.
1 uses oral, written, and visual language features to create meaning and effect and engage interest;
2 uses a range of vocabulary to communicate meaning;
3 demonstrates good understanding of all basic spelling patterns and sounds in written English;
4 uses an increasing range of strategies to self-monitor and self-correct spelling;
5 writes legibly, fluently, and with ease when creating texts;
6 uses a range of text conventions, including most grammatical conventions, appropriately and with increasing accuracy.
• Organise texts, using a range of appropriate structures.
1 organises written ideas into paragraphs with increasing confidence;
2 organises and sequences ideas and information with increasing confidence;
3 uses a variety of sentence structures, beginnings, and lengths.