Year 2 Baseline SPAG Assessment
Year 2 Baseline SPAG Assessment is a tool for teachers to assess children's grammatical knowledge at the start of Year 2. It covers objectives from the Year 1 curriculum so you can identify any gaps in prior knowledge using the tracker spreadsheet to inform planning for the year.
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What's included in the pack?
This pack includes:
- Baseline SPAG Assessments for Year 2.
- Tracking spreadsheet to help identify gaps in knowledge with answers included.
Year 1 National Curriculum Objectives
Writing – Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation
(1G5) Leaving spaces between words
(1G3.3) Joining words and joining clauses using ‘and’
(1G5.1) Beginning to punctuate sentences using a capital letter
(1G5.2) Beginning to punctuate sentences using a full stop
(1G5.3) Beginning to punctuate sentences using a question mark
(1G5.4) Beginning to punctuate sentences using an exclamation mark
(1G5.1) Using a capital letter for names of people, places, the days of the week, and the personal pronoun ‘I’
(1G6.2) How the prefix un– changes the meaning of verbs and adjectives [negation, for example, unkind, or undoing: untie the boat]
(1G6.3) Suffixes that can be added to verbs where no change is needed in the spelling of root words (e.g. helping, helped, helper)
(1G6.3) Regular plural noun suffixes –s or –es [for example, dog, dogs; wish, wishes], including the effects of these suffixes on the meaning of the noun
(1G3.1) How words can combine to make sentences
(1G3.3) Joining words and joining clauses using 'and'
(1G3) Sequencing sentences to form short narratives
(1G5) Separation of words with spaces
(1G5.1) Capital letters for names and for the personal pronoun I
(1G5.1) Introduction to capital letters to demarcate sentences
(1G5.2) Introduction to full stops to demarcate sentences
(1G5.3) Introduction to question marks to demarcate sentences
(1G5.4) Introduction to exclamation marks to demarcate sentences
Terminology for pupils
(1G5.1) capital letter
(1G5.2) full stop
(1G5.3) question mark
(1G5.4) exclamation mark
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