Reading Workshop. Year 3 and 4. Reading approaches. There are two main approaches to reading in school: Individual reading Guided reading. Individual reading. This helps support individuals and extend decoding skills and give opportunities for individual assessments. Guided reading.
Year 3 and 4
There are two main approaches to reading in school:
This helps support individuals and extend decoding skills and give opportunities for individual assessments.
This provides opportunities to teach skills such as:
It is important that you try to –
PRAISE PAUSE PROMPT
Closed questions imply that the teacher has a predetermined ‘correct’ response in mind
Open question permits a range of responses
Literal questions are concerned with the recall of facts or simple comprehension where the answer is clearly stated in the text.
Higher order questions make progressive cognitive demand on children. They encourage them to think beyond the literal.
It is important that there should be an appropriate balance of literal and higher order questions for children in all age groups.
This helps to develop
During Individual and Guided reading sessions teachers are assessing your child’s progress.
The reading assessment focuses are –
AF1 Use a range of strategies including accurate decoding of text, to read for meaning
AF2 Understand, describe, select or retrieve information, events or ideas from texts and use quotation and reference to text
AF3 Deduce, infer or interpret information, events or ideas from texts
AF4 Identify and comment on the structure and organisation of texts, including grammatical and presentational features at text level
AF5 Explain and comment on writers’ uses of language, including grammatical and literary features at word and sentence level
AF6 Indentify and comment on writers’ purposes and viewpoints and the overall effect of the text on the reader
AF7 Relate texts to their social, cultural and historical contexts and literary traditions
The average child will be expected to attain,
by the end of
Year 3 – 2A/3C
Year 4 – 3B
Key stage 1 – 2B
Key stage 2 – 4B
Assessments tests used:
extend your child’s reading skills BUT… foremost
ENJOY the whole reading experience with your
models how texts should be read.
can tackle books beyond their present expertise.