Term 2 Parent Information Letters
22 May 2018
Find out what is happening in your child's classroom this term by reading the Parent Information Letters.
ICAS Spelling is an independent spelling assessment developed in conjunction with Macquarie Dictionary. It assesses and reports students’ skills at spelling words in four different contexts: dictation, proofreading, error correction and applying rules and conventions. Students who have applied to complete this ICAS test will be completing it on this date.
ICAS – English assesses reading and language skills in a range of contexts. The following aspects of texts are assessed and reported: text comprehension—reading for meaning—in literary and factual texts; the writer’s craft in selecting particular text types, vocabulary and techniques; syntax; and vocabulary. The questions require students to locate, identify, sequence, explain, interpret, analyse and infer information in and about texts. Students who have applied to complete this ICAS test will be completing it on this date.
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