NAPLAN . Preparing your students – What can you do in your teaching area?. NAPLAN – What it involves …. Assessment of Literacy and Numeracy Literacy components – Reading, Writing and Language conventions – spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Preparing your students – What can you do in your teaching area?
Feedback on marking – identify incorrectly spelt student words but do not provide correction – request students to provide corrections.
Mark spelling on student work – highlight
Suggest students produce written work using spell check to identify incorrect spelling only. Students attempt to self correct as they go.
Attempt to do the NAPLAN tests yourself at the Year level you teach. These can be accessed from: http://www.naplan.edu.au/naplan_2009_tests.html
Develop a specific list of strategies that support NAPLAN preparation in Literacy and Numeracy that you will introduce into your teaching and assessment (these should be documented in your planning)