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Grade Ladder – Reading
9
  • I consistently make perceptive and insightful inferences from texts and can convincingly explore ideas presented in a conceptualised way.
  • I consistently analyse the effects of writers’ methods in a perceptive and insightful way, using terms where appropriate.
  • The precise and judicious references I consistently use from texts allow me to be conceptualised.
  • I explore ideas/perspectives/context in a consistently convincing and perceptive way.
  • I offer synthesised comments that show a sophisticated awareness of the similarities and differences between two texts.
8
  • I make perceptive and insightful inferences from different texts and can explore different ideas presented in a conceptualised way.
  • I analyse the effects of writers’ methods in a perceptive and insightful way, using terms where appropriate.
  • The precise and judicious references I use from texts allow me to be conceptualised.
  • I explore ideas/perspectives/context in a convincing and perceptive way.
  • I offer synthesised comments that show a perceptive awareness of the similarities and differences between two texts.
7
  • I make thoughtful and considered inferences from different texts and can explore some ideas presented in detail.
  • I analyse the effects of writers’ methods in a thoughtful and developed way, using terms where appropriate.
  • I am judicious and precise in the range of references I use from texts.
  • I explore ideas/perspectives/context in a thoughtful way.
  • I make thoughtful comments that show a confident awareness of the similarities and differences between two texts.
6
  • I begin to make some thoughtful and considered inferences from different texts and can explain ideas in some detail.
  • I begin to analyse the effects of writers’ methods in a thoughtful and developed way, using terms where appropriate.
  • I consistently use a range of appropriate and carefully selected references from texts.
  • I begin to discuss ideas/perspectives/context in a thoughtful way.
  • I begin to make thoughtful comments that show a confident awareness of similarities and/or differences between two texts.
5
  • I make a number of clear inferences from different texts and my explanations of different ideas start to develop more detail.
  • I explain the effects of writers’ methods in a clear way, using terms where appropriate.
  • I consistently use a range of appropriate references from texts that clearly support my explanations.
  • I link to ideas/perspectives/context in a clear way.
  • I make clear comments that show an understanding of similarities and/or differences between two texts.
4
  • I can make clear inferences from different texts and have clear explanations of different ideas.
  • I mostly explain the effects of writers’ methods in a clear way, often using terms where appropriate.
  • I use a range of appropriate references from texts that support my explanations.
  • I mostly link to ideas/perspectives/context in a clear way.
  • I mostly make clear comments that show an understanding of similarities and/or differences between two texts.
3
  • I start to make clear inferences from different texts and have some clear explanations of different ideas.
  • I explain the effects of writers’ methods, starting to become clear and sometimes using terms where appropriate.
  • I use appropriate references from texts that mostly support my explanations.
  • I begin to link to ideas/perspectives/context in a clear way.
  • I begin to make clear comments that show an understanding of similarities and/or differences between two texts.
2
  • I can make inferences from different texts and have some explanations of different ideas.
  • I comment on writers’ methods, starting to explain their effects and sometimes using terms.
  • I use references from texts that support some of my explanations.
  • I link to ideas/context and start to explain these links.
  • I identify similarities and/or differences between two texts and start to explain these.
1
  • I can make some inferences from texts and begin to make some explanation of ideas.
  • I understand that writers make choices and start to comment on these choices.
  • I can select different references from a text that link to my ideas.
  • I link to ideas/context.
  • I identify similarities and/or differences between two texts.
W3
  • I show I understand the text and start to make inferences.
  • I understand that writers make choices.
  • I can select at least one detail from a text to link to my ideas.
  • I begin to show I understand writers’ ideas in a text.
  • I can pick out one similarity between two texts.
W2
  • I show I understand the text.
  • I can spot a choice that a writer makes.
  • I can write about details in a text.
  • I can identify one of the writer’s ideas in a text.
  • I can write about two different texts.
W1
  • I give my personal opinion on a text.
  • I give my personal opinion on a choice a writer makes.
  • I can write about something that is in a text.
  • I give my personal opinion on the ideas in a text.
  • I can write about one text.