When I am reading a Yellow book I am learning to…
Use my Phase 2 and Phase 3 phonic knowledge to sound out words
Read word that have –s and –es on the end
Read tricky common exception words
Recall what has happened in the book and turn to the page which shows this
Compare one story or book to another
Answer simple questions about the story You can help me by….
Encouraging me to sound out each word carefully if I’m unsure
Asking me questions such as… - What has happened in the story? - Why did the character do….? - What was the character doing? - How do you think the character feels? - Where did they? - Can you retell the story in your own words?