Writing

  • Fiction
    • Write a full sentence and check it independently.
    • Discuss a variety of stories in depth and act them out
    • Re-write/imitate, a well-known story.
    • Extend sentences to include WOW words.
    • Compare, contrast and predict story themes.
    • Give opinions on stories.
    • Change/innovate a well-known story.
    • Retell a story using different props and story mapping ideas.
    • Write/imagine a simple story.
  • Non-fiction
    • Write a variety of non-fiction texts – a recount, a list, an invitation, a card
    • Recite, perform and re-write poems.
    • Read, follow and write simple instructions.
    • Use a dictionary.
    • Ask and write questions.
    • Talk about Information books and help to create a class book.
    • Compare different poems and rhymes.
    • Extend a written recount, a simple poem and a letter.

Phonics

  • Secure knowledge of all single sounds
  • Read and write CVC words independently
  • Introduce double sounds: ll, ss, zz ff, qu, ck and th, sh and ch for use in reading and writing
  • Blending-squeezing sounds to read
  • Segmenting-stretching sounds to spell
  • Introduce the next set of digraphs-double sounds for reading and writing
  • Secure knowledge of digraphs learnt and use in CVCC and CCVC words (C-consonant, V-vowel)

Reading

  • Read on sight ‘Tricky Words’ according to the UK National Curriculum – (Phase 2 and 3)
  • Read on sight ‘High Frequency Words’ according to the UK National Curriculum – (Phase 2 and 3)