# Targets

## Writing targets

## Writing targets Download

To make my writing better and achieve 7 points (1c)

- I will write simple phrases.
- I will leave spaces between my words.
- I will try to do different types of writing – label, message, story.
- I am happy to have a go at spelling using my phonic knowledge.
- I will use “and” to join my ideas together.

To make my writing better and achieve 9 points (1b)

- I will check that my sentences make sense!
- I will order my ideas sensibly.
- I will spell simple high frequency words correctly – and, me, the
- I will show that I know what a full stop is for.
- I will choose words carefully for what I am writing (topic related)

To make my writing better and achieve 11 points (1a)

- I will show that I know when to use a capital letter.
- I will show the start and end of my work using phrases such as “one day” and “the end”
- I will check that most of my letters are correctly formed.
- I will be able to read my writing to someone else.
- I will use some descriptive language (colour, size etc.)

To make my writing better and achieve 13 points (2c)

- I will try to use capital letters and full stops.
- I will not mix capital letters and small letters.
- I will make sure other people can read my writing.
- I will write more than one sentence about the same idea.
- I will use some interesting words in my writing.

To make my writing better and achieve 15 points (2b)

- I will make sure my ideas follow on another in a sequence that makes sense.
- I will try to make my sentences longer using “and” and “but” to join them.
- I will make sure that my ascender letters go up and my descenders go below the line.
- I will use at least one describing word in each sentence.
- I will use capital letters and full stops correctly.

To make my writing better and achieve 13 points (2c)

- I will try to use capital letters and full stops.
- I will not mix capital letters and small letters.
- I will make sure other people can read my writing.
- I will write more than one sentence about the same idea.
- I will use some interesting words in my writing.

To make my writing better and achieve 15 points (2b)

- I will make sure my ideas follow on another in a sequence that makes sense.
- I will try to make my sentences longer using “and” and “but” to join them.
- I will make sure that my ascender letters go up and my descenders go below the line.
- I will use at least one describing word in each sentence.
- I will use capital letters and full stops correctly.

To make my writing better and achieve 17points (2a)

- I will make my writing interesting so that others enjoy reading it.
- I will use question marks.
- I will begin my sentences in different ways.
- I will organise my writing in different ways. (e.g. instructions in a list, captions and labels for explanations etc.)
- I will use descriptive language when starting stories.
- (On a hot sunny day as I walked past the sparkling lake)

To make my writing better and achieve 19 points ( 3c)

- I will organise my work so that there is a clear beginning middle and end.
- I will use more interesting words to join my sentences such as because, whilst, as, etc.
- I will join up my writing.
- I will check that I have used capital letters, full stops, question marks and explanation marks correctly.
- I will change my writing depending on the purpose and audience.

To make my writing better and achieve 21 points (3b)

- My sentences will begin in a range of interesting ways.
- I will use speech marks. I will use commas when writing. lists.
- I will use capital letters for all proper nouns.
- I will try to split my work into paragraphs.
- I will use detail in my writing to amuse my audience or create tension.

To make my writing better and achieve 23 points (3a)

- I will use a range of adverbs and adjectives to make my writing more interesting.
- I will choose the most appropriate style of writing to suit the needs of the situation (poem, lists, letters, reports etc.)
- I will check that I have used correct punctuation including speech marks and apostrophes.
- I will write characters that have feelings and emotions.
- I will make the end of a story as detailed and as interesting as the start.

To make my writing better and achieve 25 points (4c)

- I will join sentences in really interesting ways e.g. however, whilst, therefore.
- I will use both directed and reported speech correctly.
- I will write in the correct person (1st and 3rd) throughout my writing
- I will use a variety of phrases in my writing to make it more interesting
- My characters will begin to interact with each other and I will write so that my reader has empathy towards them.

To make my writing better and achieve 27 points (4b)

- I will use commas to separate phrases and clauses within sentences.
- I will sustain a consistent theme in my writing
- I will develop paragraphing to show a logical flow of ideas.
- I will always use tenses correctly.
- I will use words that are lively and imaginative.

To make my writing better and achieve 29 points (4a)

- I will use clauses and phrases confidently to make my writing more interesting.
- I will use vocabulary that is appropriate to the task, purpose and audience.
- I will engage the reader through different characters and events
- I will make sure my writing is grammatically correct.
- I will adapt my writing so that it reflects the purpose of the task.

To make my writing better and achieve 31 points (5c)

- I will use a wide range of punctuation to enhance my work including brackets, commas, dashes and colons etc.
- I will choose words carefully and precisely for effect according to the type of writing I am doing.
- I will use similies and metaphors well.
- I will use direct and indirect speech to make my characters come alive.
- I will make sure that my writing style and content fulfils the task I have been given.

To make my writing better and achieve 33 points (5b)

- I will manipulate sentences for particular effects; extending to add detail; changing word order for emphasis.
- I will use connecting phrases to support cohesion between and within my paragraphs.
- I will understand how to use indirect speech appropriately, to suit the style of writing.
- I will make sure that I take into consideration the purpose and audience for the task, when making authorial choices about my writing.

To make my writing better and achieve 35 points (5a)

- I will manipulate simple and complex sentences for different purposes and effects.
- I will organise material in a controlled manner (paragraphs of differing lengths, links and themes through paragraphs, flashbacks)
- I will use a range of stylistic devices to suit the purpose and audience for my writing (formal, humour, conversational, concise for clarity)
- I will begin to use the full range of punctuation accurately in a variety of sentence structures.

## Maths targets

## Mathematics targets Download

To make my maths better and achieve 7 points (1c)

- I will count up to 10 objects.
- I will read numbers up to 10.
- I will say the number one more or one less than any number up to 10.
- I will count on in tens from 0 to 100.

To make my maths better and achieve 9 points (1b)

- I will read and write numbers to 10.
- I will be able to put two groups of objects together to get a total and call it adding.
- I will understand subtraction as “taking away” objects from a set and finding how many are left.
- I will know what each digit represents in the numbers 1 to 20 (i.e. 13 is 10 and 3 ).

To make my maths better and achieve 11 points (1a)

- I will be able to put the numbers from 0 to 20 in order.
- I will be able to count on or back in ones from any small number.
- I will be able to add by counting on or using a number line up to 10.
- I will be able to understand subtraction as counting back on a bead string or a number line.

To make my maths better and achieve 13 points (2c)

- I can count objects accurately to 30.
- I can partition numbers into tens and ones, with some support.
- I know by heart all numbers pairs that make 10.
- I can add or subtract using a number line or a hundred square, counting on and back in ones up to 30.
- I can say what is 10 more or 10 less than a number up to 30.

To make my maths better and achieve 15 points (2b)

- I can count, order and recognise numbers to 100.
- I know doubles to 10 + 10.
- I know by heart the 2, 5 and 10 times tables.
- I can recognise odd and even numbers up to 100.
- I know that numbers can be added in any order and that I usually put the larger number first.

To make my maths better and achieve 17points (2a)

- I will be able to solve simple word problems, choosing the right operation and explaining how to work out the answer.
- I will understand X and ÷ and have a strategy to solve simple multiplication or division problems using pictures or objects.
- I will be able to add or subtract where the answer crosses the 10 or 20 boundary, using a strategy such as a number line or splitting into tens and ones (partitioning).
- I will be able to round 2 digit numbers to the nearest 10.
- I will be able to recognise multiples of 10 that make 100.

To make my maths better and achieve 19 points ( 3c)

- I will be able to read, write and order numbers to at least 1000 and be able to split (partition) the number into 100s, 10s and 1s.
- I will know by heart the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables and can quickly derive the corresponding division facts.
- I will know by heart all the number pairs that add to 20 and the corresponding subtractions.
- I will be able to choose the best strategy to add or subtract two or three digit numbers that cross the tens or hundred boundaries.
- I will be able to count on and back in 1s, 10s and 100s from any number to any 3 digit number. (ie up to 1000)
- I will be able to recognise and continue whole number sequences forwards and backward, eg 24, 27, 30.

To make my maths better and achieve 21 points (3b)

- I will understand what each digit represents in a number to at least 1000 and be able to compare them using the symbols <, > and =.
- I will know by heart the 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 and 10 x tables and the corresponding division facts.
- I will be able to quickly work out all the pairs of numbers that total 100.
- I will be able to use mental recall of addition and subtraction facts to apply to word problems.
- I will be able to round any positive whole number less than 100 to the nearest 10 or 100.
- I will be able to solve whole number multiplication and division problems and those which involve remainders.

To make my maths better and achieve 23 points (3a)

- I will be able to read, write, order and compare numbers to at least 10, 000 and know what each digit represents.
- I will know all times tables to 10 and can quickly derive the corresponding division facts.
- I will be able to add or subtract any 2 digit numbers mentally and explain my method.
- I will be able to add or subtract 3 digit numbers using a written method.
- I will be able to recognise negative numbers and position them on a number line.

To make my maths better and achieve 25 points (4c)

- I will understand and use decimal notation for tenths and hundredths.
- I will use be able to use a reliable written method to add and subtract numbers up to10, 000.
- I will be able to find remainders after a division and show this as a decimal if appropriate.
- I can multiply a 3 digit number by a single digit number.
- I can find the fraction of a number by dividing.

To make my maths better and achieve 27 points (4b)

- I will select and use an appropriate, efficient method for division by a 1 or 2 digit number.
- I will be able to efficiently solve multiplication problems up to 3 digits multiplied by 2 digits e.g. 124 X 35.
- I can recognise the relationship between fractions e.g. 1/10 is ten times greater than 1/ 100.
- I can use a reliable written method to add and subtract including numbers up to 2 decimal places.
- I know squared numbers up to 10 squared and the first 10 prime numbers.

To make my maths better and achieve 29 points (4a)

- I can efficiently add - either mentally or using a written method where appropriate, including decimals.
- I can efficiently subtract - either mentally or using a written method where appropriate, including decimals.
- I can use a calculator effectively and have reliable ways of estimating and checking my answers.
- I can solve complex word problems with at least 2 steps.
- I can reduce a fraction to its simplest form by cancelling common factors in its numerator and denominator.

To make my maths better and achieve 31 points (5c)

- I can recognise the equivalence between decimal and fraction forms of common fractions such as 1/3, 1/8, 3/4.
- I can find simple percentages of whole number quantities.
- I can cancel a fraction to its simplest form.
- I will find and use related multiplication facts by doubling and halving e.g. find the 24X table by doubling the 6X table twice.
- I can check my results using tests of divisibility.

To make my maths better and achieve 33 points (5b)

- I can solve simple ratio and proportion problems.
- I can find a percentages or fraction of a number eg 2/3 of 24 or 35% of 60.
- I can use simple formulae involving one or two operations.
- I can multiply decimal numbers on paper.
- I understand how to solve a numerical problem with more than one operation, including those using brackets.

To make my maths better and achieve 35 points (5a)

- I can present a precise and logical argument to demonstrate my understanding of a mathematical problem.
- I can calculate percentages and find the outcome of a given percentage increase or decrease.
- I can construct simple formulae involving one or two operations to express a rule or pattern found.
- I am beginning to extend investigations by posing my own questions to explore – ‘What might happen if?’

To make my maths better and achieve 37 points (6c)

- I can divide a quantity into two or more parts in a given ratio.
- I can add and subtract fractions by writing them with a common denominator.
- I can understand and use the mean and range of discrete data.
- I am able to use logical argument to justify my solutions

To make my maths better and achieve 39 points (6b)

- I can calculate using ratio and proportion in appropriate situations.
- I can solve problems that involve percentage increase or decrease
- I can understand and use the mean, mode, median and range of discrete data.
- I am able to pose my own mathematical conjectures and then use logical, convincing argument to justify my solutions