We can not state how important it is for you to sign your child's green reading record each night once you have read/questioned them to evidence that they are practicing these techniques.
Children who 'Strive for 5' by having their book signed 5 times a week can win book vouchers at the end of a term.
Reading Towards the Expected Standard children should:
- Hear and say initial sounds in words.
- Segment and blend sounds in simple words.
- Begin to read words and simple sentences.
- Describe main story setting, events and characters.
- Listens to stories with increasing attention and recall.
Reading At the Expected Standard children should:
- Read and understand simple sentences.
- They use phonic knowledge to decode regular words and read them aloud accurately.
- They also read some common irregular words.
- They demonstrate understanding when talking with others about what they have read.
Reading Above the Expected Standard children should:
- Can read phonically regular words of more than 1 syllable as well as many irregular but high frequency words.
- Uses phonic, semantic and syntactic knowledge to understand unfamiliar vocabulary.
- Can describe the main events in the simple stories they have read.