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End of Year Assessment - Year 7

End of Year Assessment - Year 7

It is exam season - Year 7 English test or classwork. A comprehension with a serving of Paul Jenning’s “Smart Ice Cream” adapted for a 1 hour test. The ending is missing! Reading Assessment Questions cover a range of comprehension skills and grammar focus. Encourages quoting from the text. Writing Assessment Three different tasks with style choices. The mark scheme is attached. A lovely engaging resource and ideal for end of year assessment.
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Small Basic - Christmas Assessment

Small Basic - Christmas Assessment

Who says we can't have festive fun in Computing. If you are teaching Small Basic (free coding software from Microsoft) then how about a Christmas assessment for KS3 with If Then Else. Teaching Selection has never been more festive! Try the worksheet and then set the assessment - Mark Scheme and code provided. HO - HO - HO!
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KS3 - unseen poetry assessment - WINTER

KS3 - unseen poetry assessment - WINTER

A little bit of winter comfort - use as a homework task, end of unit assessment or a seasonal classroom opportunity to consider personification. Mark scheme attached. Have a good one…
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Pimp my Writing  - upgrade your writing!

Pimp my Writing - upgrade your writing!

We know that our students have to upgrade their writing - here is a handy worksheet to get them going. Could be used with KS3 and it should motivate for better style. A few tricks to offer them a way forward. Happy Pimping!
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Seeds of KODU Game Creation

Seeds of KODU Game Creation

Teaching game narrative in Computing combines English skills with their coding ability. This sheet offers the nudge that Kodu gaming demands a seed of creativity just like a story. Make them think about characters and setting then create the worlds and the creatures that inhabit their visualisations. Plenty of discussion and then loads of fun. A writing frame is provided.
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Non-Fiction Assessment - Writing to Instruct - KS3

Non-Fiction Assessment - Writing to Instruct - KS3

Non Fiction writing - a good area for exploration of language and layout. Here is a piece of writing to instruct stimulus with questions and mark scheme. Lovely test for Yr7 or 8 to do in 30 minutes. Worth a look even…just for the lemon drizzle recipe!
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