Y1 Writing End Of Year Expectations

Spelling
spell words containing each of the 40+ phonemes already taught
segment spoken words into phonemes and represent these by graphemes
spell some Y1 common exception words spell the days of the week
name the letters of the alphabet in order
using letter names to distinguish between alternative spellings of the same sound
using the spelling rule for adding –s or –es as the plural marker for nouns and the third person singular marker for verbs
using the prefix un–
using –ing, –ed, –er and –est where no change is needed in the spelling of root words

Handwriting
Use spaces between words
form many letters correctly, with some differences between upper and lower case letters

Planning
write sentences by saying out loud what they are going to write about
sequence rehearsed sentences to form short narratives

Evaluate and edit
join words and clauses using 'and'
use past, present and future accurately in speech and begin to incorporate these in their writing (GDS)
begin to write effectively and coherently for different purposes

Punctuation
demarcate most sentences using a capital letter, a full stop and an excalmation mark correctly
use a capital letter for names of people, places, the days of the week, and the personal pronoun ‘I’