Year 3 – Mr Rice

    Writing Targets for Year 3

    Working Towards Expected

    • I am using full stops and capital letters correctly
    • I am beginning to use commas
    • I am starting to use question marks
    • I am starting to use exclamation marks
    • I am spelling most Year 1 & 2 words correctly
    • I am mostly writing in the correct tense
    • I can use coordinating conjunctions to create compound sentences (FANBOYS)
    • I am using subordinating conjunctions (when, if, that, because)

    Working At Expected

    • I can describe a setting
    • I am using commas mostly correctly
    • I am using exclamation marks mostly correctly
    • I am using question marks mostly correctly
    • I am using suffixes mostly correctly e.g. -ment, -ness, -ful, -ly
    • I am starting to use paragraphs
    • I am starting to use fronted adverbials
    • I am starting to use expanded noun phrases
    • I as beginning to use inverted commas
    • I am beginning to join my handwriting
    • I am beginning to use subordinating conjunctions
    • I am using the possessive apostrophe mostly correctly
    • I am spelling homophones correctly
    • I mostly write in the correct tense
    • I am using ‘a’ or ‘an’ correctly
    • I am spelling some Year 3 & 4 words correctly.

    Working At Greater Depth

    • I am using question marks correctly
    • I am using exclamation marks correctly
    • I am using commas correctly
    • I am suing speech marks mostly correctly
    • I am using fronted adverbials correctly
    • I am using expanded noun phrases correctly
    • I am using paragraphs
    • I am using headings and subheadings
    • I am using Year 3 & 4 subordinating conjunctions
    • I am spelling most Year 3 & 4 words correctly
    • I am writing in joined handwriting
    • I am using the possessive apostrophe
    • I use different sentence structures