Year 4 Baseline SPAG Assessment
This Year 4 Baseline SPAG Assessment will help teachers assess childrens's knowledge of the Year 3 Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation objectives at the start of the year. It includes a tracker spreadsheet which can be used to analyse results and inform planning.
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What's included in the pack?
This pack includes:
- Baseline SPAG Assessments for Year 4.
- Tracking spreadsheet to help identify gaps in knowledge. Answers included.
Year 3 National Curriculum Objectives
Writing – Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation
(3G1.4) Express time, place and cause using conjunctions [for example, when, before, after, while, so, because]
(3G1.6) Express time, place and cause using adverbs [for example, then, next, soon, therefore]
(3G1.7) Express time, place and cause using prepositions [for example, before, after, during, in, because of]
(3G1.8) Use the forms a or an according to whether the next word begins with a consonant or a vowel [for example, a rock, an open box]
(3G4.1b) Use of the present perfect form of verbs instead of the simple past [for example, He has gone out to play contrasted with He went out to play]
(3G5.7) Introduction to inverted commas to punctuate direct speech
(3G6.2) Formation of nouns using a range of prefixes [for example super–, anti–, auto–]
(3G6.4) Word families based on common words, showing how words are related in form and meaning [for example, solve, solution, solver, dissolve, insoluble]
Introduction to paragraphs as a way to group related material
Headings and sub-headings to aid presentation
Terminology for pupils:
(3G1.8) consonant letter
(3G1.8) vowel letter
(3G3.4) subordinate clause
(3G5.7) direct speech
(3G5.7) inverted commas (or ‘speech marks’)
(3G6.4) word family
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