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Examples of tasks , adjustments and assessments for writing and reading

Guided Reading / Writing


Examples of tasks based on specific
learning goal of at risk student
Writing
Writing simple sentences that makes sense
using capital letters and full stops.
Eg: Brainstorm words about a topic. Student
writes a certain number of sentences using a
capital letter and full stop with spaces.

Plan my writing
Eg: Students use a graphic organizer to
brainstorm features of a koala for an information
report

Use language of sequence words in my recount
LI: Correct structure of a narrative

Reading
I am learning to identify key facts.
Eg. KWL chart, word match for vocabulary
development, barrier game and continue with
sight word building.

Identifying and reading high frequency words
automatically
Eg: Listen to recorded sight word, find sight word
on card, make sight word with magnetic letters
and write sight word on laminated chart.
Eg: Students complete a cloze passage from
reader to fill in sight words. .Alternatives:
remove nouns, verbs or adjectives

I am learning to read aloud with fluency and
expression
Eg: Readers theatre or performance, listening to
text read fluently

Knowing the difference between a letter, picture
and word
Gather a collection of examples of letters,
pictures and words from magazines. Divide
students into pairs. Students sort through and
find examples of each gluing them into the
columns. (Alternatively magazines given to
students to cut out.)
Students can talk about what they found
Reading for meaning
Secret sentences: Sentences from the reading
text are cut up and put into envelopes. Students
chose an envelope and assemble sentence
checking with reading text. Read sentence to
partner. Swap sentences. At the end of the week
/ sessions, students choose a sentence, paste
Examples of
Adjustments

Topic words written on small
white board or individual mat.
Sentence beginnings written
on post it notes after guided
writing.


You-tube video of koala.
Headings written on post it
notes for guidance

Individual word mat with
language of sequence words
and structure

Record instructions on Ipad
or step by step instructions on
post it notes


Sight words recorded and
placed in photo album.
A3 chart with columns



Word mat with sight words.



Text recorded on iPhone with
multiple head set



Scaffold of a picture a letter
and a word.








Step by step instructions
Formative
Assessment

Teacher annotated
notes
Student to colour in
the capital letter and
full stop.

Completed graphic
organiser



Evidence in books



Completed KWL
chart, vocabulary
development
worksheet

Jumbled sight words
placed in correct
page in photo album.
Quick flash card
recall.

Completed cloze



Running record




Running record
Evidence of task








Running record





into books and draw a picture.
Other High Yield Assessment Strategies
Effective descriptive feedback
What will this look like?
LST and CT partnership
Peer feedback
Individual goal setting



Student Metacognition Taking control of learning. How will you develop this?
LST and CT partnership
Visible learning from the learning intention