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Year 3 English sample assessment - Let's go on an adventure!

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

Let's go on an adventure!


Prior to this assessment, students explore and analyse a range of action stories. They use this knowledge, and their imaginations, to create a setting, characters and a sequence of events for an adventure story.

Students will:

  • plan an appropriate setting and two characters
  • plan a sequence of events
  • write a narrative.

Written: Imaginative text


  • Teacher guidelines (includes cover page)
  • Student booklet
  • Task-specific standards: Continua
  • Task-specific standards: Matrix

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

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