We are learning to …
§ read and respond critically to short texts and extend our reading interests.
We know we have done this when…
§ we can answer comprehension questions
§ we can understand the meaning of new vocabulary and work out unknown words using the context
§ we have a good working knowledge of word structure e.g. prefixes, suffixes, syllabification
§ we can recognise homophones, synonyms, similies and onomatopoeia