Writing tasks and criteria

Please click on the links in the matrix below to view information on each common writing assessment task.

The  TEAL text framework explains the nature of Informative, Imaginative and Persuasive texts.

Task Name Informative Imaginative Persuasive
Task 1: My weekend  A1, A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1, S2    
Task 2: My favourite animal A2, B1, B2, S1,  S2    
Task 3: Story book captions    A1, A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1, S2.  
Task 4: How to make an origami dog A1, A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1    
Task 5: Story retell    A1, A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1, S2  
Task 6: An imaginary animal    A1, A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1, S2  
Task 7: Likes and dislikes A2, B1, B2, S1, S2    
Task 8: Story innovation    A1, A2, BL, B1, B2  
Task 9: Our school rules     A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1, S2
Task 10: The future me   B2, B3, S2, S3  
Task 11: Job application     B2, B3, S2, S3, S4
Task 12: The advantages and disadvantages of having a pet      B2, B3, S2, S3, S4
Task 13:  Making a pizza: Text reconstruction A1, A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1, S2    
Task 14: Writing an advertisement     B2, B3, S2, S3, S4
Task 15: Blog: The most exciting day of my life B1, B2, B3, S1, S2,  S3, S4    
Task 16: A ghost story   B2, B3, S2, S3, S4  
Task 17: What I learn at school A2, B1, B2, S1, S2    
Task 18: Information report on a survey B2, B3, S2, S3, S4    
Task 19: A book review    B2, B3, S1, S2, S3  
Task 20: A film review      B3, S2, S3, S4
Task 21: An explanation of the water cycle B2, B3, S2, S3, S4    

 

A number of TEAL Common assessment tasks relate to other TEAL tasks, so you can explore similarities and differences in EAL Learners’ English language skills in different modes, such as speaking and writing. You can read more about these connections at The connection between TEAL oral and writing tasks.

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