Do you have enough independent writing to assess your year 6 pupils against the writing Teacher Assessment Framework for the end of key stage 2?
Plazoom has created a selection of writing activities linked to the foundation subjects to provide opportunities for cross-curricular writing.
In this writing task, pupils will write a narrative about an invasion of Britain. This could be used within a history topic based based on historical invasions of Britain such as the Romans, Anglo-Saxons or Vikings
Year 6 writing checklists with TAF statements can be used to assess pupils against the year 6 writing standards for working towards, expected and greater depth, which could be used for internal or external moderation.
This resource pack includes:
Personal writing skills checklist: for pupils to write their own writing checklists to encourage independent editing.
Narrative writing skills checklist: a list of features, without modelled examples, for pupils to use as a checklist for editing writing.
How to use dialogue to advance action poster: a poster for display with the key information about how dialogue can be used to advance actions within a story.
Creating cohesion poster: a poster to display with examples of cohesive devices.
‘Invasion’ story start: an engaging start for their narratives to inspire fantastic writing.
Invasions through history image cards: a collection of images to inspire creative writing.
Narrative planning sheet: to support pupils when planning and organising their ideas.
Themed writing paper: a PDF writing sheet for pupils to use when writing their final draft.
Teacher assessment sheets: for teachers to use to assess pupils against the year 6 writing TAF statements which could be placed in pupils’ books as a record of evidence seen.
End of KS2 TAF Statements the writing could provide evidence for:
To use paragraphs to organise ideas.
To describe settings and characters.
To describe settings and characters in narratives.
To integrate dialogue in narratives to advance action.
To use a range of devices to build cohesion within and across paragraphs.
To use the range of punctuation taught at KS2 mostly correctly – direct speech.
To write effectively for different purposes and audiences drawing independently on what they have read as models for their own writing.