This book is designed for parents who want to help their children and for teachers who wish to prepare their class for the NAPLAN Tests. NAPL AN Tests are sat by Year 5 students Australia-wide. These tests are held in May every year. The tests are in literacy and numeracy.
In li teracy there are three tests:
- Language Conventions – spelling, grammar and punctuation: there are around 50 questions in th is test
- Reading – comprehension: there are around 35 qu estions in this test
- Writing - written expression: there is o ne piece of writing in this test
In the numeracy test math ematics is tested. There are 40 questions in this test.
Parents m ay also use these books separately from the tests and just as a general way of revising or when tutoring their children. This book is divided in to sample questions and practice tests. It starts with samples of the li teracy (Reading and Language Conventions) and numeracy questions. This i s then followed by four practice tests for numeracy, four practice tests for reading and four practice tests for language conventions. There is a sample writing task and four practice writing tasks. Samples can be re vised if the practice tests are not completed.
* This is not an o fficially endorsed publication of the NAPLAN program and is produced by Pascal Press independently of Australian governments.