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Y1 Assessment Statements - What I need to achieve Exceeding Statements - What I need to aspire to

Reading Comprehension

Say what they like or dislike about a text
Link what they read or hear read to their own experiences
Retell key stories orally using narrative language
Understand and talk about the main characteristics within a known key story
Learn some poems and rhymes by heart
Use prior knowledge, context and vocabulary provided to understand texts
Check that the text makes sense to them as they read and correct miscues
Begin to draw inferences from the text and/or the illustrations
Make predictions based on the events in the text
Explain what they understand about a text

Word Reading

Match all 40+ graphemes to their phonemes (Phase 3)
Blend sounds in unfamiliar words
Divide words into syllables, for example, pocket, rabbit, carrot
Read compound words, for example, football, playground
Read words with contractions, e.g. I'm, I'll, we'll, and
Read phonically decodable texts with confidence
Read words containing 's, es, ing, ed, er, est' endings
Read words which have the prefix -un added
Add the endings -ing, -ed and -er to verbs where no change
Read words of more than one syllable that contain taught GPCs
Read accurately and confidently words of 2 or more syllables
Talk about favourite authors or genre of books
Can predict what happens next in familiar stories
Happy to read aloud in front of others
Tell someone about likes and dislikes related to story they have read or a story they have had read to them
Read a number of signs and labels in the environment drawing from phonic knowledge when doing so
Aware of mistakes made because reading does not make sense
Re-read a passage if unhappy with own comprehension
Growing awareness of how non fiction texts are organised
Use illustrations as an important feature in aiding reading
The scale E E+ E++ M M+ M++ X X+ X++
  25% 40% 55% 70% 85% 100% 25% 50% 100%
No. of statements 5 8 11 14 17 20 3 5 10