Year 3 End of Year GPS Assessment
This Year 3 End of Year GPS Assessment helps identify progress by assessing against each of the Year 3 National Curriculum Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling objectives. The Teacher Objectives Sheet allows you to identify progress as well as gaps in pupils' knowledge.
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What's included in the pack?
This pack includes:
- Year 3 End of Year GPS Assessment. Answers included.
- Tracking spreadsheet to help identify gaps in knowledge.
Year 3 National Curriculum Objectives:
Writing – Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation
Develop their understanding of the concepts set out in English appendix 2 by:
- (3G3.4) Extending the range of sentences with more than one clause by using a wider range of conjunctions, including: when, if, because, although
- (3G4.1b) Using the present perfect form of verbs in contrast to the past tense
4 & 10. (3G1.4) Using conjunctions to express time and cause
- (3G1.6) Using adverbs to express time and cause
4 & 9. (3G1.7) Using prepositions to express time and cause
(all questions) Learning the grammar for Year 3 in English Appendix 2
* Use and understand the grammatical terminology in English Appendix 2 accurately and appropriately when discussing their writing and reading
* This objective is not covered in the end of year assessment
English Appendix 2 guidance:
1 & 11. (3G6.2) Formation of nouns using a range of prefixes [for example super–, anti–, auto–]
- (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]
- (3G6.4) Word families based on common words, showing how words are related in form and meaning [for example, solve, solution, solver, dissolve, insoluble]
4 & 10. (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]
4 & 9. (3G1.7) Express time, place and cause using prepositions [for example, before, after, during, in, because of]
- Introduction to paragraphs as a way to group related material
- Headings and sub-headings to aid presentation
- (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]
8, 14 & 16. (3G5.7) Introduction to inverted commas to punctuate direct speech
Terminology for pupils:
- (3G1.7) preposition
- (3G1.4) conjunction
- (3G6.4) word family
- (3G6.2) prefix
- (3G3.1) clause
- (3G3.4) subordinate clause
- (3G5.7) direct speech
- (3G1.8) consonant
- (3G1.8) consonant letter
- (3G1.8) vowel
- (3G1.8) vowel letter
- (3G5.7) inverted commas (or ‘speech marks’)
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