Greenvale Levels English Reading

GV4 (Responding, anticipation, reading single word/ symbols/Selecting by exchanging)

  •         Students will read and respond appropriately to one symbol/sign given (e.g. when shown symbol of outside, student goes outside)
  •         Students will match symbols to symbols (e.g. matching the same symbols linked to a familiar story)
  •         Students will anticipate what is going to happen next in well-known texts, for example a familiar story (e.g. laughing in anticipation of an event)                  
  •         Students will actively listen and respond to a familiar story being read by an adult (one-to-one or in a small group (e.g. by pointing to a character)
  •         Students will recognise their own picture from a selection of two.

 GV5 (Reading two pictures/ 2 events/ Recognise few familiar words/ names/ respond to questions (2 key word).

  •         Students will read and respond appropriately to a routine/ timetable of two symbols/events (e.g.  Now work then leisure)
  •         Students will match objects to pictures and symbols. (e.g. towel when going swimming; spoon when eating lunch)
  •         Students will read two symbols, during reading activities (e.g. I can see apple and banana)
  •         Students will recognise familiar names (e.g. class staff and students).
  •         Students will indicate correctly pictures of characters and objects in response to questions such as ‘Where is (the)…?’
  •         Students will participate in a dramatic reconstruction of a familiar story, reading a line of 2 symbols/signs/words.
  •         Students will identify the corresponding prop for a character (eg. Willy Wonka/top hat, Augustus Gloop/chocolate bar)

 GV6 (Recognise small number of words)

  •         Students will read few letters of the alphabet by name
  •         Students will read few letters of the alphabet by sound
  •         Students will read 10 familiar blended sounds
  •         Students will select and recognise 5 words or symbols linked to a familiar vocabulary (e.g., names, people, objects or actions).
  •         Students will read and follow a timetable with activities.

 GV7 (recognise words (10)/ and read 3 familiar words by memory + Phonics –blending read words with 2/3  g)

  •         Students will read 50% letters of the alphabet by name
  •         Students will read 50% letters of the alphabet by sound
  •         Students will read accurately by blending the sounds in words with two and three known graphemes (e.g. cat = 3 sounds / 3 graphemes)
  •         Students will distinguish between print or symbols and pictures in texts. (e.g. by pointing to words in a shared text as opposed to symbols and pictures)
  •         Students will select and recognise or read 10 words or symbols linked to a familiar vocabulary (e.g. names, people, objects or actions)
  •         Students will predict elements of a text when adult pauses reading.
  •         Students will respond to texts by answering simple questions that require simple recall.

  GV8 (Read familiar words + phonics+ blending, read words with 5 g)

  •         Students will read the letters of the alphabet by name
  •         Students will read the letters of the alphabet by sound
  •         Students will read accurately by blending the sounds in words with up to five known graphemes (e.g. stand = 5 sounds /5 graphemes)
  •         Students will read some common exception words (e.g. The word 'school' has a 'ch' in it but makes a sound like 'k')
  •         Students will read some familiar words or symbols, including their own names. (e.g. school topics, leisure choices etc.)
  •         Students will sight read familiar signs in the environment (e.g. exit, toilet, lift)
  •         Students will use knowledge of letter-sound correspondences to help predict new words when reading.
  •         Students will read some high frequency words (e.g. a, about, all, an, are, as etc.)
  •         Students will respond to texts by answering simple questions on what they have just read (e.g. Who did ____?)

 GV9 (Read and understand simple regular words/ read and understand simple sentences

  •         Students will read and understand simple regular words. (e.g.
  •         Students will read and understand short simple sentence (e.g. the cat sat on the mat)
  •         Students will read and understand short texts on familiar topics/ experiences (e.g. poster, TV guide, job advert, restaurant menu)
  •         Students will read and follow a work plan (written in words).
  •         Students will read texts on different reading media (e.g. read texts on the whiteboard, computer, kindle, on paper)
  •         Students will read   a variety of short texts (e.g. read texts that explain, read texts that describe etc.)

GV10 (Read and respond to questions)

  •         Students will read and answer simple literal questions on a variety of texts (e.g. Ones where we can find the answer directly in the text such as ‘What time does the restaurant close?’
  •         Students will answer inferential questions on a variety of texts (e.g. Ones where the text does not actually tell us, but we can work out the answer by considering the hints, words and clues in the text such as ‘What type of food does the restaurant sell?’