1 hour assessment to assess students' knowledge of punctuation and grammar. This writing assessment has 3 sections:
1) Punctuation and grammar (15 marks) - students answer questions defining different sentence types and writing specific types of sentences about topics. They also write sentences using dashes, brackets, colons and semi-colons.
2) Proofreading (20 marks) - students read a piece of writing in which 20 pieces of punctuation are missing and add them in.
3) Descriptive writing (20 marks) - students apply their knowledge by writing one paragraph to describe a beach scene.
Marking key and writing rubric is included for easy and quick marking. This test could be used at the beginning of a writing unit to find out gaps in knowledge or as an end of term assessment.
Included as a pdf for easy printing and as a word file in case you would prefer to edit the questions.