Maximising Test Results: Preparing for NAPLAN* Year 8 Writing

NAPLAN Resources

The Maximising Test Results Preparing for NAPLAN* series provides teachers and parents with the opportunity to help Year 8 students improve their literacy skills in readiness for the Year 9 national tests.


Year 8 Writing book students are guided step-by-step through a range of writing tasks in each of the three focus areas: narrative, informative and persuasive. Included are detailed explanations of the purpose, structure, language features and text types of these genres, annotated writing samples and practice writing tasks.


The attached CD-ROM includes: a PDF version of this complete title (ideal for use on the IWB), a bonus full test paper, and helpful tips for students when answering multiple choice questions.


Versatile uses:

  • Helps students to familiarise themselves with the multiple-choice formats

  • Thorough revision of key spelling, grammar, punctuation and writing skills

  • For homework, revision, extension or to supplement a lesson

  • For when a regular teacher is absent from the classroom


Teaching benefits and features:

  • Great short-cut ideas and useful suggestions to help students answer questions

  • A quick way to target student weaknesses

  • Annotated pages include definitions and theory to reinforce key literacy skills

  • Answers are provided to assist with time-efficient preparation and marking


lnstant Lessons Quality ready-to-use resources

Each book in the Instant Lessons series is a collection of fresh and versatile work sheet activities that may be photocopied for student use. They are unique in providing the highest learning outcomes with instant usability.


* This is not an officially endorsed publication of the NAPLAN program and is produced by Blake Education independently of Australian Governments.



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