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My Writing Progress Name _____________________________

Elements of Writing End Year 4 (2A) End Year 6 (3A)


Ideas I use my plan to develop my ideas in a variety of ways I use an appropriate planning tool for the text form to develop my ideas
- Planning e.g. discussing, brainstorming, story boarding, using a graphic organiser e.g. mind-mapping, making notes, retrieval chart, story boarding
I develop several related ideas on a topic, and include information from I elaborate on my ideas with relevant details
- Crafting
experience and research e.g. each idea has supporting detail
- Re-crafting
I elaborate on each idea with more detail by adding or deleting for clarity I add or change details to make my ideas clearer for impact

Organisation I group ideas that belong together into a paragraph I organise related ideas into paragraphs and link them together

Purpose and I explain the purpose of a piece of writing I understand the purpose for writing and make decisions about the best text
form
Audience
I choose a voice to suit the purpose and audience I choose a voice to suit the purpose and audience
- Voice
Structure I use the correct structure for the writing purpose, text form e.g. I organize related ideas into paragraphs
- A recount has several sequenced events using linking words that denote time I use the correct text structure for a specific purpose e.g.
- Describe- timeless present tense, sentences about topic in paragraphs - Persuasive texts have a series of arguments supported by evidence
- Explanation may include a how or why question, may have diagrams -Explanation includes a general statement, series of events cause and effect,
and a concluding statement
Language Features I use appropriate language features to add to the meaning of my writing such as I use written language features to help audience engagement and
imagery, similes metaphors, and other language devices understanding e.g. rhetorical questions and metaphors
I use visual features to engage the audience to convey meaning
Vocabulary I choose appropriate words to make my meaning clear for my audience I use vocabulary appropriate to the topic I am writing about
I choose the correct language for the writing purpose I choose vocabulary that makes it clear for my audience
I use the correct tense for the text form I use different parts of speech accurately, such as adverbs
I use the correct pronouns
Sentence Structure I use a range of sentence beginnings and to add impact to my writing I begin my sentences in different ways to for impact
I use a variety of simple, compound and complex sentences I use a variety of sentence lengths to make my writing more interesting to read
I use my plan to develop my ideas in a variety of ways I use correct sentence structures
e.g. discussing, brainstorming, story boarding, using a graphic organiser
Punctuation I use punctuation correctly to make the meaning clear to my audience I use punctuation to support the meaning of my writing for possession
I use a question mark and exclamation mark when needed I use commas for phrasing
I use commas correctly I use the correct layout for speech in my writing
I use apostrophes for contractions I use punctuation correctly when I use speech marks
I use speech marks around the talking I use apostrophes, quotation marks, brackets and dashes accurately
I use colons and semi colons
Spelling I spell and use Essential List 1 5 correctly and many words from list 6/7 correctly I spell and use most words correctly including high frequency and topic related
I spell words using my visual memory, spelling rules and dictionaries/thesauruses vocabulary
I use my knowledge of prefixes/suffixes to spell new words and work out the I use my knowledge of spelling patterns, prefixes, suffixes and root words to spell
meaning unfamiliar words
Proofread/Feedback I can proofread to correct some of my spelling, punctuation and grammar I can proofread to correct most of my spelling, punctuation and grammar
I can give and receive peer feedback on writing based on success criteria I give feedback to others about how to re-craft and improve their writing
I use our editing checklist I use our editing checklist
Produce and Share I choose a format and media to suit my purpose and audience, and include I publish my writing in a variety of ways to best suit my purpose and audience
visuals, such as pictures and diagrams using print, digital and electronic media (multi modal/ multi-media)

Me as a Writer I show others that I am a capable writer I consider myself a writer


I am motivated to write at school and at home as part of my life I am motivated to write in all school and personal situations
I am learning how to get out of the pit when I write I like the challenge of getting out of the pit when I write