English: Assessing subject knowledge

Assess secondary students' subject knowledge with these hand-picked tools.

Tes Resources Team

Magnifying Glass On Booking To Illustrate Assessing Subject Knowledge In English With KS3, KS4 & Post-16 Secondary Students

Tests, templates and tools to help you to evaluate pupils’ subject knowledge in the English classroom

Assessing your students' subject knowledge and evaluating how their learning is going is an important part of any module. So, to help you do just that, we have selected some of the best resources to help you to identify gaps in learning and plan your work going forwards.

General English assessment tools

Use these resources to assess your students' general reading and writing skills, and to support students with assessing their own and each others' work in the English classroom.

English Assessment Feedback Sheets - reading and writing
ajs12345

English Assessment Feedback Sheets - reading and writing

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These feedback sheets dramatically reduce marking workload and get students taking more ownership of their work and actually acting on feedback. I introduced these into my department a while back. As a result, markloads have reduced and students are much more responsive to feedback and much more acc...
Peer Assessment and Improvement Lesson
Jennifer Hopwood

Peer Assessment and Improvement Lesson

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This is a one-off lesson that I used regularly in my teaching, either at the end of a longer piece of written classwork or at the end of an assessment. I even use this for sixth form teaching when they are handing in essays. The lesson involves: \- A broken-down success criteria sheet that ca...
New English Literature and Language GCSE Assessment Objective posters
Pip142

New English Literature and Language GCSE Assessment Objective posters

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Set of 12 Assessment Objective (AO) posters for the new English Literature and English Language GCSE. PowerPoint and PDF versions provided. Suitable for all exam board specifications. Easy to print. Logical images have been selected to represent each AO. If you prefer a more abstract style please vi...

Assessment for particular texts

These resources will help you to assess how well your students understand and can write about key exam texts, including Macbeth, An Inspector Calls and A Christmas Carol.