Knowledge, skills and understanding
This product can be used to practise reading with fluency, accuracy, understanding and enjoyment:
Word recognition and graphic knowledge
This product can be used to practise used to teach phonemic awareness and phonic knowledge to decode and encode words, including the linking of sound and letter patterns, exploring rhyme, alliteration and other sound patterns
This product can be used to practise using grammatical understanding and knowledge of the content and context of texts to decipher new words, confirm or check meaning and to use knowledge of book conventions, structure, sequence and presentational devices
Reading for information
This product can be used to practise using the organisational features of non-fiction texts, including captions, illustrations, contents, index and chapters to find information
This product can be used to develop understanding poetry, pupils can be taught to identify patterns of rhythm, rhyme and sounds in poems and their effects.
This product can be used to learn about stories and poems from different cultures, stories and poems that are challenging in terms of length or vocabulary and texts where the use of language benefits from being read aloud and reread.
Non-fiction and non-literary texts
This product can be used to make use of print and ICT-based information texts, including those with continuous text and relevant illustrations