These writing level posters are based on the writing APP assessment grids. They are written in child friendly language. They are not all inclusive, but I have found them useful to help children understand the leveling system and be clear of their targets.
A resource with a quick, easy to use child friendly description of the assessing pupil progress strands for writing (Writing AF 1,3,4,5,6) in English. I’m afraid I have only done levels 3 to 6 so will be not be useful for higher achieving year 8 pupils.
How we are different-but we work together as a class- with Farmer Sheep story (changed version of Farmer Duck which I gladly downloaded from this site!) Other topics covered: Developing good relationships and respecting differences;
Progress towards the profile- assessment document used by Birmingham schools for tracking progress of Nursery pupils. I've compiled the statements on to one sheet so teachers can highlight statements as children achieve. Also put on areas of learning to display- cover in post-its etc!
A Full scheme of work covering writing objectives using various of Roald Dahl's works (including Matilda and The BFG). It is easy to differentiate for KS 2 (7-11 year olds) and KS3 (11-14 year olds)and contains many worksheets for activities including vocabulary and punctuation use as well as descriptive and creative writing techniques.