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Reading Comprehension

Become familiar with and talk about a wide range of books, including myths, legends and traditional stories and books from other cultures and traditions and know their features
Read non-fiction texts and identify purpose and structures and grammatical features and evaluate how effective they are
Identify significant ideas, events and characters to discuss their significance
Learn poems by heart, for example, narrative verse, haiku
Prepare poems and plays to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone, volume and action
Use meaning - seeking strategies to explore the meaning of words in context
Use meaning - seeking strategies to explore the meaning of idiomatic and figurative language
Identify and comment on writer's use of language for effect, for example, precisely chosen adjectives, similes and personification
Identify grammatical features used by writer - rhetorical questions, varied sentence lengths, varied sentence starters, empty words - to impact on the reader
Draw inferences such as inferring characters' feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions
Justify inferences with evidence from the text
Make predictions from what has been read
Summarise the main ideas drawn from a text
Identify the effect of the context on a text, for example, historical or other cultures
Identify how language, structure and presentation contribute to the meaning of a text
Express a personal point of view about a text, giving reasons
Make connections between other similar texts, prior knowledge and experience
Compare different versions of texts and talk about their differences and similarities
Listen to and build on others' ideas and opinions about a text
Present an oral overview or summary of a text
Present the authors' viewpoint of a text
Present a personal point of view based on what has been read
Listen to others' personal point of view
Explain a personal point of view and give reasons
Know the difference between fact and opinion
Use knowledge of structure of text type to find key information
Use text marking to identify key information in a text
Make notes from text marking

Word Reading

Apply knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes to read aloud and to understand the meaning of unfamiliar words
Read further exception words, noting the unusual correspondences between spelling and sound, and where these occur in the word
Attempt pronunciation of unfamiliar words drawing on prior knowledge of similar looking words
Re-read and read ahead to check for meaning
Express opinions about a text, using evidence from the text, giving reasons and explanations. Point, Evidence, Explanation (PEE)
Adapt own opinion in the light of further reading or others' ideas
Identify formal and informal language
Know the features of different narrative text types, for example, adventure, fantasy, myths
Compare texts by the same writer
Compare texts by different writers on the same topic
Summarise key information from different texts
Empathise with different character's points of view
Infer meaning using evidence from the text and wider reading and personal experience
Explain how a writer's use of language and grammatical features have been used to create effects and impact on the reader
Explain how punctuation marks the grammatical boundaries of sentences and gives meaning
Know how the way a text is organised supports the purpose of the writing
Use scanning and text marking to find and identify key information
The scale E E+ E++ M M+ M++ X X+ X++
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No. of statements 8 13 17 23 28 32 3 6 13