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Writing

The Literacy test comprises three focus areas: Reading, Writing and Language Conventions. Here you will find information on the Writing task. In the Writing task, students are provided with a ‘Writing Stimulus’ or idea and asked to write a response as either a narrative or persuasive text.
We’ve put together a comprehensive list of resources from education departments around the country. Click the links below for sample writing stimulus and tests, as well as example answers.

Practice Tests

Year 3 Writing Example Prompt 1

Year 3 Writing Example Prompt 2

Year 3 Writing Example Prompt 3

Year 3 Writing – Imaginative: Strange events

Year 3 Writing – Imaginative: Touch down on the red planet

Year 3 Writing – Imaginative: Danger

Year 3 Writing – Informative: Frogs and toads

Year 3 Writing – Informative: Watercycle

Year 3 Writing – Persuasive: Animal in cages

Year 3 Writing – Persuasive: Dear Principal

Year 3 Writing – Persuasive: Homework