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Scottish National Standardised Assessments: national report

Published: 31 Jan 2020

Summary of outcomes at a national level on the Scottish National Standardised Assessments (SNSA) in the 2018 to 2019 academic year.

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Scottish National Standardised Assessments: national report
Appendix 3: Additional example items

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Appendix 3: Additional example items

5.3.1 Example numeracy items

Number

Figure A1: Example of a P1 Number question: assessing ability to continue a counting pattern

Figure A2: Example of a P4 Number question: assessing ability to understand terminology associated with multiplication to complete a calculation

Figure A2: Example of a P4 Number question: assessing ability to understand terminology associated with multiplication to complete a calculation

Fractions, decimal fractions and percentages

Figure A3: Example of a P4 Fractions, decimal fractions and percentages question: assessing ability to compare and order fractions by size

Figure A3: Example of a P4 Fractions, decimal fractions and percentages question: assessing ability to compare and order fractions by size

Figure A4: Example of P7 Fractions, decimal fractions and percentages question: assessing ability to find a fraction of a quantity

Figure A4: Example of P7 Fractions, decimal fractions and percentages question: assessing ability to find a fraction of a quantity

Measurement, time and money

Figure A5: Example of a P1 Measurement, time and money question: assessing ability to order objects by height

Figure A5: Example of a P1 Measurement, time and money question: assessing ability to order objects by height

Figure A6: Example of a P7 Measurement, time and money question: assessing ability to compare items to determine best value for money

Figure A6: Example of a P7 Measurement, time and money question: assessing ability to compare items to determine best value for money

Information handling

Figure A7: Example of a P1 Information handling question: assessing ability to use a chart to sort objects by a given criterion (shape)

Figure A7: Example of a P1 Information handling question: assessing ability to use a chart to sort objects by a given criterion (shape)

Figure A8: Example of an S3 Information handling question: assessing ability to interpret a pie chart

Figure A8: Example of an S3 Information handling question: assessing ability to interpret a pie chart

5.3.2 Example reading items

Tools for reading

Figure A9: Example of a P1 Tools for reading question: 'Select letter sound t'

Figure A9: Example of a P1 Tools for reading question: 'Select letter sound t'

Figure A10: Example of a P1 Tools for reading question: 'Match word to picture (stick)'

Figure A10: Example of a P1 Tools for reading question: 'Match word to picture (stick)'

Finding and using information

Figure A11: Example of a P4 reading text with a Finding and using information question: 'Cawky Question 2'

Figure A11: Example of a P4 reading text with a Finding and using information question: 'Cawky Question 2'

Understanding, analysing and evaluating

Figure A12: Example of a P4 reading text with an Understanding, analysing and evaluating question: 'Cawky Question 3'

Figure A12: Example of a P4 reading text with an Understanding, analysing and evaluating question: 'Cawky Question 3'

Figure A13: Example of a P7 Understanding, analysing and evaluating question: 'Aphids Question 2'

Figure A13: Example of a P7 Understanding, analysing and evaluating question: 'Aphids Question 2'

Figure A14: Example of an S3 Understanding, analysing and evaluating question: 'Shill Reviewing Question 3'

Figure A14: Example of an S3 Understanding, analysing and evaluating question: 'Shill Reviewing Question 3'

Figure A15: Example of an S3 Understanding, analysing and evaluating question: 'Shill Reviewing Question 5'

Figure A15: Example of an S3 Understanding, analysing and evaluating question: 'Shill Reviewing Question 5'

5.3.3 Example writing items

Spelling

Figure A16: Example of an S3 writing unit with a Spelling question: assessing the ability to identify the correct spelling of a word with a doubled consonant

Figure A16: Example of an S3 writing unit with a Spelling question: assessing the ability to identify the correct spelling of a word with a doubled consonant

Figure A17: Example of an S3 writing unit with a Spelling question: assessing the ability to identify the correct spelling of a less common word with five syllables

Figure A17: Example of an S3 writing unit with a Spelling question: assessing the ability to identify the correct spelling of a less common word with five syllables

Grammar

Figure A18: Example of a P4 Grammar question: assessing the ability to identify a correct pronoun

Figure A18: Example of a P4 Grammar question: assessing the ability to identify a correct pronoun

Figure A19: Example of a P4 Grammar question, assessing: identify a correct verb form

Figure A19: Example of a P4 Grammar question, assessing: identify a correct verb form

Punctuation

Figure A20: Example of a P7 Punctuation question: assessing the ability to identify the correct position of a colon in a sentence

Figure A20: Example of a P7 Punctuation question: assessing the ability to identify the correct position of a colon in a sentence


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