Literacy Across Learning

Each month we have a school wide literacy focus. This is taught in English and reiterated in all classes. All teachers use the correction code (below) to alert students to any mistakes they make.

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