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