3National Curriculum levels at end of KS1 WLevel 1 ( 1c 1b 1a )Level 2cLevel 2b- National average at end of year 2Level 2aLevel 3 ( 20-30% of our children)
4Good word recognition AF1 Phonicssh ch ng oi ighPicture cluesKeyword recognitionsaidWhole sentence approachTed was swimming in the pool.
5Children are graded using 7 AFs AF1- decode and read for meaning- good word recognitionAF2-finding informationAF3- read between the lines. I think this character is sad because…AF4 –structure- How is the text organised and why? ( non fiction is good for this one)AF5 Language- interesting word choices can they talk about adjectives… big, old,tired.AF6 Purpose- What is the purpose of the text- to inform, to entertain to scare….AF7 The text and the world – how does the book fit into the wider world- stories from other countries, stories from other cultures and stories from and about the past.
6How will my child’s reading be developed? In schoolContinue the teaching of phonics through the phases 2- 6Tricky word recognition- word of the weekDaily shared reading of a class text in Literacy ( all AF s taught over a term)Weekly guided reading session in a small group with an unseen text( all AF s taught in detail)Follow up work and return to text time.Home reader read to an adult once a week and time to question and talk about book on a one to oneTime to read independently and share books/ magazines in the book cornerWord games and puzzles played
7How will my child’s reading be developed ? At homeListening to my child read their home reader and asking them questions about what they have read and talking about the book.Reading stories to my child that they could not read to themselves but will enjoy listening to( Most Y2 children love Harry Potter but very few could read it independently) Share the books you loved with them!Reading REAL books – join the library. Barton has a fabulous library with really helpful staff.Make reading part of every day life- it’s not just about reading the scheme books from school. They will learn just as much by reading their favourite magazines, their match attax collection, the menu in the restaurant or take away or even the TV guide.
8And Finally…. Here’s your chance to check things out. Guided reading Home readersFormal SAT’s test- level 1bookslevel 2 books/texts and written testslevel 3 texts and written tests.Please come and ask today, or at any point over this year if you need to know anything.Thank you