Literacy Across Learning

We have just launched our new literacy initiative. This involves having a school-wide monthly focus on a particular aspect of writing. All teachers use the correction code (below) to alert students to any mistakes they make.

File icon: pptx January - Comma Usage [pptx 507KB] Click to download
File icon: pptx December - Punctuation to End a Sentence [pptx 480KB] Click to download
File icon: pptx November - Full Stop Usage [pptx 437KB] Click to download
File icon: pptx October - Capital letter Usage [pptx 447KB] Click to download
File icon: pptx February - Apostrophe Usage [pptx 472KB] Click to download
File icon: pptx March - Common Homophones [pptx 694KB] Click to download

Literacy Correction Code

Sp

Spelling error

T

Incorrect tense

C

Capital letter error

DMS

Doesn’t make sense

P

Punctuation error

^

Something missing

NP

New paragraph

L

Link ideas

/

Separate words

Remove words

WW

Wrong word

V

Vocabulary needs improved

MD

More detail

R

Repeated point

TV

Too vague

UT

Use a technique

The English and Literacy department also use the following code to help students answer R:UAE questions accurately.

Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation Correction Code

UOW

Use own words

WU

Wrong understanding

TV

Too vague

RRQ

Re-read question

BP

Use bullet points

WS

Write in sentences

DWS

Don’t write in sentences

MD

More detail needed

Q

Give quote

MMP

Make more points

WT

Wrong translation

        RTFQ

Read the full question

AEQ

Attempt every question

PTS

Points too similar

TM

Time management

UT

Use terminology