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4 Star Writing Poster and Checklist Sheet

PDF | 2 pages|Grades: F - 1

Is your writing 4 star writing? Ensure your students are double checking their work with these four stars.

Four Star writing includes:

  1. Capital letter to start the sentence.
  2. Stretching the word and writing the sounds.
  3. Finger spaces between the words.
  4. Full stop to end the sentence.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  • VCELY299

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features

  • VCELY329

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience

  • VCELA190

    Recognise that different types of punctuation, including full stops, question marks and exclamation marks, signal sentences that make statements, ask questions, express emotion or give commands

  • VCELY231

    Reread and edit text for spelling, sentence-boundary punctuation and text structure

  • VCELY300

    Reread and edit for meaning by adding, deleting or moving words or word groups to improve content and structure

  • VCELY330

    Reread and edit own and others’ work using agreed criteria for text structures and language features

  • VCELY358

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audience

  • VCELY359

    Reread and edit own and others’ work using agreed criteria and explaining editing choices

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELY1661

    Create short imaginative and informative texts that show emerging use of appropriate text structure, sentence-level grammar, word choice, spelling, punctuation and appropriate multimodal elements, for example illustrations and diagramsElaborationsref...

  • ACELY1694

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language featuresElaborationsusing re...

  • ACELY1704

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audienceElaborationsusing research from print and digital resources t...

  • ACELY1714

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audienceElaborationscreating informative texts for two ...

  • ACELY1662

    Re-read student’s own texts and discuss possible changes to improve meaning, spelling and punctuationElaborationsadding or deleting words on page or screen to improve meaning, for example adding an adjective to a noun (Skills: Literacy, Critical...

  • ACELY1672

    Re-read and edit text for spelling, sentence-boundary punctuation and text structureElaborationsreading their work and adding, deleting or changing words, prepositional phrases or sentences to improve meaning, for example replacing an everyday noun w...

  • ACELY1695

    Re-read and edit for meaning by adding, deleting or moving words or word groups to improve content and structureElaborationsrevising written texts: editing for grammatical and spelling accuracy and clarity of the text, to improve the connection betwe...

  • ACELY1705

    Re-read and edit student’s own and others’ work using agreed criteria for text structures and language featuresElaborationsediting for flow and sense, organisation of ideas and choice of language, revising and trying new approaches if an el...

  • ACELY1715

    Re-read and edit students’ own and others’ work using agreed criteria and explaining editing choicesElaborationsediting for coherence, sequence, effective choice of vocabulary, opening devices, dialogue and description, humour and pathos, a...

  • ACELA1449

    Recognise that different types of punctuation, including full stops, question marks and exclamation marks, signal sentences that make statements, ask questions, express emotion or give commandsElaborationsusing intonation and pauses in response to pu...

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Is it possible to get individual posters to match this, like the ones that have been done for the Sentence Checkers set.

Melinda Mullins · Jul 25th, 2019

Hi Melinda,

Thanks for your suggestion.

Please feel free to request a resource here: http://www.teachstarter.com/request-a-resource/

Requests are voted on by the Teach Starter community. We create the top request each week.

Please let me know if you have any further questions, I’m more than happy to help.

Kristian · Jul 25th, 2019

Love this!

Samuel Billington · May 31st, 2015

Thanks for the feedback Samuel!

· Jun 1st, 2015

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