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Writing Composition

Compose a sentence orally before writing it
Sequence sentences to form short narratives
Sequence sentences in chronological order to recount an event or an experience
Re-read what they have written to check that it makes sense
Leave spaces between words
Begin to punctuate sentences using a capital letter and a full stop, question mark or exclamation mark
Use a capital letter for names of people, places, the days of the week, and the personal pronoun 'l
Use 'and' to join sentences together
Know how the prefix 'un' can be added to words to change meaning
Use the suffixes: s, es, ed, er and ing within their writing

Writing transcription

Sit correctly at a table, holding a pencil comfortably and correctly
Begin to form lower case letters in the correct direction, starting and finishing in the right place
Form capital letters and the digits 0-9
Understand which letters belong to which handwriting 'families' (i.e. letters that are formed in similar ways) and to practise these
Identify known phonemes in unfamiliar words
Use syllables to divide words when spelling
Use knowledge of alternative phonemes to narrow down possibilities for accurate spelling
Use the spelling rule for adding s or es for verbs in 3rd person singular
Name the letters of the alphabet in order
Use letter names to show alternative spellings of the same phoneme
Write short stories about something personal to them
Sequence a short story or series of events related to learning in science, history and geography
Writing makes sense to the reader without additional explanation
Confident in changing the way sentences start
Make sentences longer and use words other than 'and' and 'then' to join ideas together
Use new vocabulary for the first time in story or explanations and is excited about experimenting with new vocabulary
Know which letters sit below the line and which are tall letters
Consistent in use of lower case and capital letters
Sound out spelling when not sure and come up with phoneticaly plausible attempts at spelling unfamiliar words
Spell almost all words in the Year 1 and 2 list accurately
The scale E E+ E++ M M+ M++ X X+ X++
  25% 40% 55% 70% 85% 100% 25% 50% 100%
No. of statements 6 8 11 14 17 20 3 5 10