Reading Years 2-6
Year 2 upwards:
Once fluency and decoding are secured, comprehension skills are developed through pupils’ experience of high-quality discussion with their teachers and exposure to a wide range of high-quality stories, poems and non-fiction texts. The choice of texts in our Guided Reading sessions have been carefully chosen to extend and increase a pupil's vocabulary as well as gaining knowledge across the curriculum. Guided Reading and explicit class teaching cover a range of skills needed for comprehension namely:
These skills are taught explicitly through challenging class texts and extracts. Visual literacy can also be used in these lessons and reading is built into other subjects within our curriculum.