End-Of-Year English Assessment

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During my professional practice three placement the teacher asked me to help her complete the end of year English assessments. I was allocated individual children to complete the assessments on. The English assessment was a blending assessment to identify each individual child’s ability to blend their sounds to pronounce and recognise words. The teacher previously told me she expected most of the children to get over fifteen and for the ‘weaker’ children to get under twelve. I soon realised that it was a form of testing. I felt that the children were put on the spot and under pressure. It was very hard to remain objective as some children could pronounce the word without even sounded out the letters and for most they could sound their letters
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