Reading Stage 6

Programme of Study for Reading: Stage 6 Framework 2017-8 only

To inform judgement when awarding the statement, refer to the Kite Assessment texts for stage 6

All gold statements must be evidenced to achieve working at the expected standard.
Partly achieved . Mostly achieved / Fully achieved X
1. Apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (morphology and etymology) both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words that they meet
2. Continue to read/discuss an increasingly wide range of fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction & ref or textbooks (Read age- appropriate books with confidence and fluency (including whole novels)
3. Reading books that are structured in different ways and reading for a range of purposes
4. Increasing familiarity with a wide range of books, inc myths, legends & traditional stories, modern fiction, fiction from our literary heritage & books from other cultures & traditions
5. Recommending books that they have read to their peers, giving reasons for their choices
6. Identifying and discussing themes and conventions in and across a wide range of writing
7. Making comparisons within and across books
8. Learning a wider range of poetry by heart
9. Preparing poems and plays to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone and volume so that the meaning is clear to an audience
10. Check the book makes sense to them, discuss their understanding, explore the meaning of words in context
11. Asking questions to improve their understanding
12. Draw inferences (characters’ feelings, thoughts & motives) from their actions, & justify with evidence
13. Predicting what might happen from details stated and implied
14. Summarise main ideas drawn from more than 1 paragraph, identify key details that support the main ideas.
15.Use quotations for illustration to justify opinion and to support ideas drawn from the text
16. Identifying how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning
17. Discuss & evaluate how authors use language, inc figurative language, considering the impact on the reader
18. Distinguish between statements of fact and opinion
19. Retrieve, record and present information from non-fiction
20. Participate in discussions about books that are read to them and those they can read for themselves, building on their own and others’ ideas and challenging views courteously
21. Explain and discuss their understanding of what they have read, including through formal presentations and debates, maintaining a focus on the topic and using notes where necessary.
22. Provide reasoned justifications for their views.
1-6: St 6 emerging 7-12 St 6 developing 13-18 St 6 securing 19-22 St 7 ready
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