Government Standards

New South Wales Education Standards

Language Arts - Grade K

Assessment Exam - NESA Language Arts - Early Stage
English eTAP Lesson
Communicate through speaking, listening, reading, writing, viewing and representing
Communicates with peers and known adults in informal and guided activities demonstrating emerging skills of group interaction
Composes simple texts to convey an idea or message
Produces most lower case and upper case letters and uses digital technologies to construct texts
Demonstrates developing skills and strategies to read, view and comprehend short, predictable texts on familiar topics in different media and technologies
Demonstrates developing skills in using letters, simple sound blends and some sight words to represent known words when spelling
Use language to shape and make meaning according to purpose, audience and context
Recognises that there are different kinds of spoken texts with specific language features and shows an emerging awareness of some purposes for spoken language
Recognises some different purposes for writing and that own texts differ in various ways
Demonstrates emerging skills and knowledge of texts to read and view, and shows developing awareness of purpose, audience and subject matter
Demonstrates developing skills and knowledge in grammar, punctuation and vocabulary when responding to and composing texts
Think in ways that are imaginative, creative, interpretive and critical
Thinks imaginatively and creatively about familiar topics, simple ideas and the basic features of texts when responding to and composing texts
Express themselves and their relationships with others and their world
Responds to and composes simple texts about familiar aspects of the world and their own experiences
Learn and reflect on their learning through their study of English
Demonstrates awareness of how to reflect on aspects of their own and others’ learning