Year 6 End of Year GPS Assessment

Year 6 End of Year GPS Assessment

Year 6 End of Year GPS Assessment

This Year 6 End of Year GPS Assessment helps identify progress by assessing against each of the Year 6 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 6 End of Year GPS Assessment. Answers included.
  • Tracking spreadsheet to help identify gaps in knowledge.

Year 6 National Curriculum Objectives:

Writing – Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Develop their understanding of the concepts set out in English appendix 2 by:

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G4.4) Using passive verbs to affect the presentation of information in a sentence

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G7.4) Recognising vocabulary and structures that is appropriate for formal speech and writing, including subjunctive forms

  1. (all questions) Learning the grammar for years 5 and 6 in English Appendix 2Indicate grammatical and other features by:

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.10) Using colons to mark boundaries between independent clauses

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.11) Using semi-colons to mark boundaries between independent clauses

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.12) Using dashes to mark boundaries between independent clauses

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.13) Using hyphens to avoid ambiguity

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.14) Punctuating bullet points consistently

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.10) Using a colon to introduce a list

 

  1. * Use and understand the grammatical terminology in English appendix 2 accurately and appropriately in discussing their writing and reading*This objective is not covered in the end of year assessment

 

English Appendix 2 guidance:

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G4.3) Recognising subjunctive forms

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G4.4) Use of the passive to affect the presentation of information in a sentence [for example, I broke the window in the greenhouse versus The window in the greenhouse was broken (by me)]

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G6.1) How words are related by meaning as synonyms and antonyms [for example, big, large, little]

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G7.2) The difference between vocabulary typical of informal speech and vocabulary appropriate for formal speech and writing [for example, find out – discover; ask for – request; go in – enter]

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G7.3) The difference between structures typical of informal speech and structures appropriate for formal speech and writing [for example, the use of question tags: He’s your friend, isn’t he?, or the use of subjunctive forms such as If I were or Were they to come in some very formal writing and speech]

 

Linking ideas across paragraphs using a wider range of cohesive devices: repetition of a word or phrase, grammatical connections [for example, the use of adverbials such as on the other hand, in contrast, or as a consequence], and ellipsis

Layout devices [for example, headings, sub-headings, columns, bullets, or tables, to structure text]

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.10) Use of the colon to mark the boundary between independent clauses 

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.11) Use of the semi-colon to mark the boundary between independent clauses [for example, It’s raining; I’m fed up]

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.12) Use of the dash to mark the boundary between independent clauses

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.13) How hyphens can be used to avoid ambiguity [for example, man eating shark versus man-eating shark, or recover versus re-cover]

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.14) Punctuation of bullet points to list information

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.10) Use of the colon to introduce a list

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.11) Use of semi-colons within lists

Terminology for pupils:

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G1.9) subject

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G1.9) object

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G4.4) active

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G4.4) passive

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.10) colon

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.11) semi-colon

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.13) hyphen

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.14) bullet points

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G6.1) synonym

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G6.1) antonym

ellipsis

 

* ellipsis

*This objective is not covered in the end of year assessment

 

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