Spring Year 4 GPS Assessment
Spring Year 4 GPS Assessment Resource Pack
This Spring Year 4 GPS Assessment Resource Pack has been created to assess pupil knowledge of all the blocks and small steps covered so far in the Spring term. The pack includes an SATs style assessment with 16 questions linked to all of the small steps in Spring; a mark scheme with content domain coverage, small step coverage with suggested levels and a teacher assessment spreadsheet to identify pupils working at Year 4 Emerging, Year 4 Developing, Year 4 Expected or Year 4 Greater Depth. These levels are currently provided as a guideline only.
Not a member? Sign up here.
What's included in the pack?
This pack includes:
- Spring Year 4 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Assessment with questions linked to each small step from all Year 3 Spring Blocks
- Spring Year 4 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Mark Scheme outlining small steps and content domain coverage for each question and suggested levels
- Spring Year 4 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Teacher Assessment Sheet to help identify each child's level using scores collected
Year 4 National Curriculum Objectives:
Spring Block 1 Apostrophes
- (4G5.8) Indicating possession by using the possessive apostrophe with plural nouns
- (4G5.8) The grammatical difference between plural and possessive –s
- (4G5.8) Apostrophes to mark plural possession [for example, the girl’s name, the girls’ names]
1.Recognising Apostrophes – Difference between possession and omission
2.Using Apostrophes for Plural Possession – apostrophe comes after the s to show it is a plural possession (it belongs to all of them), use words that end in s as well as words like children that need an ‘s
3.When Should you not use an Apostrophe – apostrophes used incorrectly for plural i.e. there were many cat’s.
4.Using Apostrophes for Possession or Omission – including examples where no apostrophe is needed
Spring Block 2 Speech
- (4G5.7) Using and punctuating direct speech
- (4G5.7) Use of inverted commas and other punctuation to indicate direct speech [for example, a comma after the reporting clause; end punctuation within inverted commas: The conductor shouted, “Sit down!”]
1.Recognising Speech – highlighting which words are spoken in both direct and indirect
2.Punctuating Direct Speech
3.Direct Speech or Indirect Speech? – recognising speech in both forms and converting from one to the other
Spring Block 3 Noun Phrases
- (4G3.2) Noun phrases expanded by the addition of modifying adjectives, nouns and preposition phrases (e.g. the teacher expanded to: the strict maths teacher with curly hair)
1.Identifying Noun Phrases – basic, simple noun phrases so far (see Year 2)
2.Modifying Adjectives and Nouns
3.Determiners Before Modifiers – see NC Glossary guidance for determiners.
5.Using Expanded Noun Phrases
Spring Block 4 Suffixes
- Spell words with endings sounding like /ʒə/ or /tʃə/
- Spell words with endings which sound like /ʒən/
- Spell using the suffix –ation
- Spell words with endings which sound like /ʃən/, spelt –tion,–sion, –ssion, –cian
1.Word Families – root words, recognising and using word families
2.Adding ‘-sure’, ‘-ture’ or ‘-cher’ – spelling appendix guidance
3.Adding ‘-ation’, ‘-sion’, ‘-ssion’, ‘-tion’ or –cian
4.Using suffixes – optional step using all suffixes for Year 4.
This resource is available to download with a Premium subscription.