Children can explain the functions of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs and use these parts of speech in their writing.
Children can use a wide variety of adjectives and adverbs in their writing to add interesting details.
Children can produce a range of simple, compound and complex sentences in their stories and reports.
Children can use a range of age-appropriate punctuation in their writing.
Children can spell age-appropriate words accurately.
Children can use spelling patterns and known root words to learn how to spell new words.
Children can write in a variety of formats, including narrative, poetry, and report writing.
Children can use paragraphs, sub-headings, and other structures to organize their writing.
Children can use figurative language in their writing and understand the difference between literal and non-literal meanings of words.
Children can compose an extended piece of writing displaying stamina for writing.