Year 7 Assessment Grid

Year and unit

Skill Area

Skills Assessed

Skill

NC SKill

Assessment Evidence

Ongoing throughout the year, in LRC

Reading

Choosing reading (re-reading) books independently for challenge, interest and enjoyment.

Read independently

R2

Talk with teacher, reading logs

7.1 Novel

Reading

Appreciate whole texts

Appreciate

R1

Written assessment about aspects of whole novel

 

Reading

making inferences and referring to evidence in the text PQE

Read with understanding

R4

 

Reading

Comment on Language + Structure

Read Critically

R6

7.2 Write to Describe

Writing

Plan, edit and redraft  writing For audience + Purpose

Variety of vocab, grammar, structure SPG

Plan, draft, edit proof

W7

W8

W9

Descriptive writing assignment (inc drafts)

7.3 Canterbury Tales

Reading

knowing the purpose, audience context of the writing and drawing on this knowledge to support comprehension

Read with Understanding

R5

Author Study Of Chaucer

 

 

studying setting, plot, and characterisation, and the effects of these

Read Critically

R7

Written Comparison of 2 characters

 

 

making critical comparisons across texts

Read Critically

R9

7.4 Dystopia

Writing

Write well-structured stories / imaginative writing

Write accurately, fluently, effectively

W2

Creative Writing: short story

 

 

Apply  growing knowledge of vocabulary, grammar and structure to improve writing

Write accurately, fluently, effectively

W5

 

 

drawing on knowledge of literary and rhetorical devices from reading to enhance impact of writing

Write accurately, fluently, effectively

W6

7.5 Novel

Writing

Write a formal essay

Write accurately, fluently, effectively

W1

Discursive essay on aspect of plot, character, setting whole novel

 

Reading

Exploring setting, plot, and characterisation, and the effects of these using PQE

Read with Understanding

R7

7.6 Shakespeare

Reading

recognising a range of poetic conventions and understanding how these have been used

Read critically

R7

Author Study Of Shakespeare

 

reading

understanding how the work of dramatists is communicated effectively through performance and how alternative staging allows for different interpretations of a play

Read critically

R8

Oral Presentation: performance and Analysis of A Key Scene

 

Sp + List

improvising, rehearsing and performing play scripts and poetry to explore lang use and meaning, using role, intonation, tone, volume, mood, silence, stillness and action to add impact.

Speak confidently and effectively

S4