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Year 4 End of Year GPS Assessment

Year 4 End of Year GPS Assessment

Year 4 End of Year GPS Assessment

This Year 4 End of Year GPS Assessment helps identify progress by assessing against each of the Year 4 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 4 End of Year GPS Assessment. Answers included.
  • Tracking spreadsheet to help identify gaps in knowledge.


Year 4 National Curriculum Objectives:
Writing – Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Develop their understanding of the concepts set out in English appendix 2 by:
(4G1.5) Choosing nouns or pronouns appropriately for clarity and cohesion and to avoid repetition
(4G5.6b) Using fronted adverbials
(all questions) Learning the grammar for Years 3 and 4 in English Appendix 2

Indicate grammatical and other features by:
(4G5.6b) Using commas after fronted adverbials
1 & 7. (4G5.8) Indicating possession by using the possessive apostrophe with plural nouns
(4G5.7) Using and punctuating direct speech
* 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:
(4G5.8) The grammatical difference between plural and possessive –s
(4G7.1) Standard English forms for verb inflections instead of local spoken forms [for example, we were instead of we was, or I did instead of I done]
(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)
(4G5.6b) Fronted adverbials [for example, Later that day, I heard the bad news.]
* Use of paragraphs to organise ideas around a theme
(4G1.5) Appropriate choice of pronoun or noun within and across sentences to aid cohesion and avoid repetition
(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 & 7. (4G5.8) Apostrophes to mark plural possession [for example, the girl’s name, the girls’ names]
(4G5.6b) Use commas after fronted adverbials

Terminology for pupils:
(4G1.8) determiner
(4G1.5) pronoun
(4G1.5a) possessive pronoun
(4G1.6a) adverbial
*This objective is not covered in the end of year assessment



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