Pupils will be taught to:
a) listen and respond appropriately to adults and their peers
b) ask relevant questions to extend their understanding and knowledge
c) use relevant strategies to build their vocabulary
d) articulate and justify answers, arguments and opinions
e) give well-structured descriptions, explanations and narratives for different purposes, including for expressing feelings
f) maintain attention and participate actively in collaborative conversations, staying on topic and initiating and responding to comments
g) use spoken language to develop understanding
h) speak audibly and fluently
i) participate in discussions, presentations, performances, role play, improvisations and debates
j) gain, maintain and monitor the interest of the listener(s)
k) consider and evaluate different viewpoints
l) select and use appropriate registers for effective communication.
Word Reading - Recognition:
Pupils will be taught to:
a) continue to apply phonic knowledge and skills as the route to decode words until automatic decoding has become embedded and reading is fluent
b) read accurately by blending the sounds in words that contain the graphemes taught so far, especially recognising alternative sounds for graphemes
c) read accurately words of two or more syllables that contain the same graphemes as above
d) read words containing common suffixes
e) read further common exception words, noting unusual correspondences between spelling and sound and where these occur in the word
f) read most words quickly and accurately, without overt sounding and blending, when they have been frequently encountered
g) read aloud books closely matched to their improving phonic knowledge, sounding out unfamiliar words accurately, automatically and without undue hesitation
h) re-read these books to build up their fluency and confidence in word reading
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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