Year 1 Recount Bump It Up Wall

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Learning AreaEnglish
GradeYear 1
Text TypesRecount Writing


Help your students to improve their recount writing with this visual writing rubric (also known as a Bump It Up Wall). Your students will know what to aim for in their recount writing, have a scaffold to refer to during the process, and be able to self-assess to improve their own writing.


You will save time with these differentiated recount writing samples, including annotations describing the elements of each level: text structure, grammar, spelling and punctuation.


Here’s what is included:

Year 1 Recount Writing Samples (visual writing rubric) – excursion to the museum.

✔A-D levelled recount writing text samples

✔A-D levels of annotations describing text structure, language features, grammar and punctuation

✔ Simple design to suit all learners, including those easily overwhelmed by busy displays

✔ Bump It Up Wall Display suitable for these writing samples



This resource would work for grade 1!



Here are some possible use a visual writing rubric in your classroom:


✿ learning walls

✿ bump it up walls

✿ strong and weak samples/ WAGOLL

✿ deconstructing texts

✿ co-constructing success criteria using levelled samples

✿ modelling how to ‘bump it up’

✿ match the annotations to the criteria

✿ colour-code samples to highlight language features and structure


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