The writing standards for years 5 and 6, and also for years 7 and 8, are very similar because the text and task demands of the curriculum at these levels are similar. Explore case studies from two teachers as they identify what 'meeting the writing demands of the curriculum' looks like at each of these levels.
|In this case study, Kelly discusses how she differentiates between writing that meets the demands of the curriculum at year 5 and at year 6. Her students are involved in a major social studies unit, which provides a learning context for their short story writing task.||Martin’s year 7 and 8 students are taking part in the NIWA science fair. In this case study, Martin discusses his planning for the science teaching and the writing tasks that will support their learning. He describes how he differentiates between writing that meets the demands of the curriculum at year 7 and at year 8.|