YEAR 6 SATS

ENGLISH

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Reading

  • Ranking/ordering: e.g. ‘Number the events below to show the order in which they happen in the story’
  • Labelling: e.g. ‘Label the text to show the title of the story’
  • Find and copy: e.g. ‘Find and copy one word that suggests what the weather is like in the story’
  • Short constructed response: e.g. ‘What does the bear eat?’
  • Open-ended response: e.g. ‘Look at the sentence that begins Once upon a time. How does the writer increase the tension throughout this paragraph? Explain fully, referring to the text in your answer.’

Grammar, punctuation and spelling

  • Selected response: e.g. ‘Identify the adjectives in the sentence below’
  • Constructed response: e.g. ‘Correct/complete/rewrite the sentence below,’ or, ‘The sentence below has an apostrophe missing. Explain why it needs an apostrophe.’

MATHS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Arithmetic

  • Fixed response questions – children must give correct answers to calculations
  • Long multiplication
  • Division

Reasoning

  • Multiple choice
  • True or false
  • Constrained questions: e.g. giving the answer to a calculation, drawing a shape or completing a table or chart
  • Less constrained questions: Less constrained questions, where children will have to explain their approach for solving a problem