‘Invite, Include, Imagine, Inspire’
Our values this term are 'Peace' and 'Koinonia'
Blessed are the peacemakers. Matthew 5:9 Be devoted to one another in love. Romans 12:10
Article 15 You have the right to choose your own friends and join or set up groups, as long as it isn't harmful to others.
A YEAR 3 SPEAKER
I can sequence and communicate ideas in an organised and logical way, always using complete sentences.
I vary the amount of detail and choice of vocabulary, depending on the purpose and the audience.
I take a full part in paired and group discussions.
I show that I know when Standard English is required and use it (beginning).
I can retell a story using narrative language and add relevant detail.
I can show that I have listened carefully because I make relevant comments.
I can present ideas or information to an audience.
I recognise that meaning can be expressed in different ways, depending on the context.
I can perform poems from memory adapting expression and tone as appropriate.
A YEAR 3 READER
I can apply knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes to read aloud and to understand the meaning of unfamiliar words.
I can read further exception words, noting the unusual correspondences between spelling and sound.
I attempt pronunciation of unfamiliar words drawing on prior knowledge of similar looking words.
I read a range of fiction, poetry, plays, and non-fiction texts.
I can discuss the texts that I read.
I can read aloud and independently, taking turns and listening to others.
I can explain how non-fiction books are structured in different ways and can use them effectively.
I can explain some of the different types of fiction books.
I can ask relevant questions to get a better understanding of a text.
I can predict what might happen based on details I have.
I can draw inferences such as inferring a characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions.
I can use a dictionary to check the meaning of unfamiliar words.
I can identify the main point of a text.
I can explain how structure and presentation contribute to the meaning of texts.
I can use non-fiction texts to retrieve information.
I can prepare poems to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone, volume and action.
A YEAR 3 WRITER
I can spell words with additional prefixes and suffixes and understand how to add them to root words.
I recognise and spell homophones.
I can use the first two or three letters of a word to check its spelling in a dictionary.
I can spell words correctly which are in a family.
I can spell the commonly mis-spelt words from the Y3/4 word list.
I can identify the root in longer words.
I use the diagonal and horizontal strokes that are needed to join letters.
I understand which letters should be left unjoined.
I can discuss models of writing, noting its structure, grammatical features and use of vocabulary.
I can compose sentences using a wider range of structures.
I can write a narrative with a clear structure, setting, characters and plot.
I can write non-narrative using simple organisational devices such as headings and sub-headings.
I can suggest improvements to my own writing and that of others.
I can make improvements to grammar, vocabulary and punctuation.
I use a range of sentences with more than one clause by using a range of conjunctions.
I use the perfect form of verbs to mark the relationship of time and cause.
I can proof-read to check for errors in spelling and punctuation.
GRAMMAR AND PUNCTUATION
I can express time, place and cause by using conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions.
I am starting to use paragraphs.
I can use headings and sub headings.
I can use the present perfect form of verbs instead of the simple past.
I can use inverted commas to punctuate direct speech.
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