increasing our familiarity with a wide range of books, including fairy stories, myths and legends, and retelling some of these orally
identifying themes and conventions in a wide range of books
preparing poems and play scripts to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone, volume and action
understand what we read, in books we can read independently, by:
checking that the text makes sense to us, discussing our understanding, and explaining the meaning of words in context
asking questions to improve our understanding of a text
drawing inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions, and justifying inferences with evidence
predicting what might happen from details stated and implied
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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