Year 7 English
Year 7 English
- Use skimming, scanning and close reading effectively to enable you to make detailed deductions about the text.
- Identify most language techniques correctly.
- Use correct terminology to refer to language techniques in most cases.
Context & Theme
- Make some connections between a text and its context and/or themes.
- Explain connections between text and context/theme in some detail.
Evaluation & Effect
- Make basic analytical comments about the intentions of a writer and the effect their language use has on the reader.
Reference & Style
- Use relevant textual reference in the form of direct quotations.
- Show development of a basic analytical style.
- Make some basic comparisons between texts.
- Spell all high frequency words correctly.
- Use a limited range of vocabulary appropriately - with occasional evidence of more ambitious vocabulary used for effect.
- Use full stops, exclamation marks, question marks and speech/quotation marks correctly in most cases.
- Always use capital letters correctly for new sentences and proper nouns.
- Consistently use simple sentence structures correctly with occasional evidence of using more ambitious structures and connectives for effect.
Sequencing & Cohesion
- Show regular evidence of logical sequencing of ideas with use of basic time connectives.
- Start to use paragraphs.
- Show regular signs of imaginative detail in their writing, perhaps through vocabulary choices.
Audience & Purpose
- Show some basic awareness of varying formality to suit different audiences.
- Have an understanding of the conventions of writing to persuade, describe and inform (some techniques used).
- Show an awareness of basic letter form and article form.