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Assessment – Teacher Information Can Sharks Talk?

Genre: Explanation Breakdown of question type/content and mark allocation Comprehension

Word Reading 1 mark

Q 1. Contractions

1 mark

Q 2. Understanding words

1 mark

Q 2. Syllables

1 mark

Q 3. Finding information

1 mark

Q 3. Singular and plural

1 mark

Q 4. Understanding pronouns

1 mark

Q 4. Suffixes ‘-er’ and ‘-est’

Q 5. True or false

1 mark

Q 5. Homophones

Q 6. Predicting

1 mark

Q 6. Root words

Q 7. Concluding

1 mark

Q 7. Suffix ‘-ing’

1 mark

Q 8. Suffix ‘-ly’

1 mark

1 mark 1 mark 1 mark

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Sub-total

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Q 1. Understanding words

Sub-total

Assessment Answers

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Record the pupil’s total result for this assessment.

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1. communicate

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2. Prey is an animal that sharks eat.

2. 4

3. excellent hearing

3. (a) more than one (b) more than one

4. sharks

5. The following should be ticked:

(a) Sharks use their bodies to communicate.

(c) Mother sharks do not look after their babies.

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6. Answers will vary: They might be eaten by bigger sharks./They might fight with other sharks./They may grow up and become big, aggressive sharks.

5. (a) four (b) by (c) hear 6. move 7. -ing 8. -ly

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7. Sharks are difficult to observe.

4. -er, -est

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