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Summer Year 5 GPS Assessment

Summer Year 5 GPS Assessment

Summer Year 5 GPS Assessment Resource Pack

This Summer Year 5 GPS Assessment Resource Pack has been created to assess pupil knowledge of all the blocks and small steps covered so far in the Summer term. The pack includes an SATs style assessment with 12 questions linked to all of the small steps in Summer; a mark scheme with content domain coverage, small step coverage with suggested levels and a teacher assessment spreadsheet to identify pupils working at Year 5 Emerging, Year 5 Developing, Year 5 Expected or Year 5 Greater Depth. These levels are currently provided as a guideline only.


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What's included in the pack?

This pack includes:

  • Summer Year 5 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Assessment with questions linked to each small step from all Year 5 Summer Blocks
  • Summer Year 5 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Mark Scheme outlining small steps and content domain coverage for each question and suggested levels
  • Summer Year 5 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Teacher Assessment Sheet to help identify each child's level using scores collected

Year 5 National Curriculum Objectives:

Summer Block 1 Commas

English Year 5: (5G5.6a) Using commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity in writing

Terminology for pupils:

Small Steps

1.Using Commas in Lists, Adverbials and Clauses

2.Recognising and Using Commas to Avoid Ambiguity


Summer Block 2 Cohesion

Devices to build cohesion within a paragraph [for example, then, after that, this, firstly]

Link ideas across paragraphs using adverbials of time [for example, later], place [for example, nearby] and number [for example, secondly] or tense choices [for example, he had seen her before]

English Year 4: (4G1.5) Choosing nouns or pronouns appropriately for clarity and cohesion and to avoid repetition

English Year 4: (4G1.5) Appropriate choice of pronoun or noun within and across sentences to aid cohesion and avoid repetition

English Year 5: (5G3.1a) Using relative clauses beginning with who, which, where, when, whose, that or with an implied (ie omitted) relative pronoun

English Year 5: (5G5.9) Using brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis

Terminology for pupils:

(5G1.5b) relative pronoun            (5G5.9) parenthesis

(5G3.1a) relative clause                (5G5.9) bracket

(4G1.6a) adverbial                        (5G5.9) dash

(4G1.5) pronoun                           (5G1.5) cohesion

(4G1.5a) possessive pronoun    (5G1.5b) relative pronoun

Small Steps

1.Pronouns to Avoid Repetition

2.Relative Clauses


4.Parenthesis for Clarity

5.Concise Noun Phrases

6.Using Devices to Build Cohesion


Summer Block 3 Prefixes

English Year 5: (5G6.2) Verb prefixes [for example, dis–, de–, mis–, over– and re–]

Small Steps

1.Adding ‘de-’, ‘dis-’ and ‘mis-’

2.Adding ‘re-’ and ‘over-’


Summer Block 4 Suffixes

English Year 5: (5G6.3) Converting nouns or adjectives into verbs using suffixes [for example, –ate; –ise; –ify]

Small Steps

1.Word Classes

2.Adding ‘-ate’, ‘-ise’ and ‘-ify’


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