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Year 1 English sample assessment - Come read with me

Image source: Children reading a book in a hammock by GPE/Paul Martinez / CC BY 2.0

This sample assessment is based on previous versions of the Australian Curriculum.

Come read with me


In this assessment, children demonstrate their beginning engagement with informative and persuasive types of texts. They use their knowledge and understanding of introduced text structures and language features to express preferences for a favourite story. Children learn to:

  • use specific vocabulary for a particular purpose
  • share ideas and opinions with others
  • think about topics
  • use reason to direct their thinking for different purposes.

Multimodal presentation: Informative/persuasive text


  • Teacher guidelines (includes cover page)
  • Task-specific standards: Continua
  • Task-specific standards: Matrix
  • Assessment resource: Sample response
  • Assessment resource: Example of a presentation cue sheet
  • Assessment resource: Modelling a response

Download the full assessment (contains the documents as Word files):

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