1. Interact with others, negotiating plans andactivities and taking turns in conversation.
2. Enjoy listening to and using spoken and writtenlanguage, and readily turn to it in their play andlearning.
3. Sustain attentivelistening, responding to what they have heard by relevant comments,questions or actions.
4. Listen withenjoyment, and respond to stories, songs and other music, rhymesand poems and make up their own songs, rhymes and poems.
5. Extend theirvocabulary, exploring the meanings and sounds of newwords.
6. Speak clearly andaudibly with confidence and control and show awareness of thelistener, for example by their use of conventions such asgreetings, please and thank you.
7. Use language toimagine and recreate roles and experiences.
8. Use talk to organisesequence and clarify thinking, ideas, feelings andevents.
9. Hears and says soundin words.
10. Blends sounds inwords
11. Link sounds toletters, naming and sounding the letters of thealphabet.
12. Use their phonicknowledge to write simple regular words and make phoneticallyplausible attempts at more complex words.
13. Explore andexperiment with sounds, words and texts.
14. Retell narratives inthe correct sequence, drawing on language pattern ofstories.
15. Read a range offamiliar and common words and simple sentencesindependently.
16. Know that printcarries meaning and, in English, is read from left to right and topto bottom.
17. Show an understandingof the elements of stories, such as main character, sequence ofevents, and openings, and how information can be found innon-fiction texts to answer questions about where, who, why andhow.
18. Use their phonicknowledge to write simple regular words and make phoneticallyplausible attempts at more complex words.
19. Attempt writing fordifferent purposes, using features of different forms such aslists, stories and instructions.
20. Write their own namesand other things such as labels and captions and begin to formsimple sentences, sometimes using punctuation.
21. Use a pencil and holdit effectively to form recognisable letters, most of which arecorrectly formed.
Talk about personalexperiences in class and group circle times, review times, classdiscussions
Use imaginative talkin role play, small world play, puppet play
Listen attentively ingroup times, play and to audio tapes
Converse with othersin all classroom areas
Develop languageskills through structured and unstructured discussions linked tobooks, topics, routines, events etc.
Choose to look atbooks alone and with others
Bring books and takebooks home
Read class labels,names, signs
Talk about picturesin books
Retell familiarstories in role-play and small world etc.
Join in stories,rhymes and songs
Talk about ownexperiences related to content of book
Make up own storiesinspired by books, poems, pictures, music etc
Make marks to signifywriting
Write cards,invitations, lists, books, labels, signs, messages, instructions,letters, guessing cards, zig-zag books, flap books
Write name at everyopportunity sign up for dinner, computer, bikes, as label formodels, on any work on paper
Practice formingletters and patterns using pens, pencils, crayons, chalks, paints,sand, dough
Texts: Fiction Kippers Toybox, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Dogger,Were Going on a Bear Hunt, The train ride, Poetry MissPolly had a Dolly, Non Fiction Looking at Teddy Bears andother books from the library.
Develop role playarea into a toy shop
Make up imaginativestories about toys
Listen to above textson the tape-recorder
Retell above textswith magnetic story props/small world toys/puppets
Make labels andposters for the toy shop
Make shopping listsfor the class shop
Write guess whatcards to describe different toys
Retell Old bear ina teddy shape book
Contribute to bigclass information book toys
Make a thank-youletter for a visitor
Make a zig-zag bookabout journey of a wheeled toy that comes to life
Contribute to classWheres my teddy? lift the flap book
Make get well cardsfor Miss Pollys Dolly
Compose group trainpoems
Contribute to largeclass outing book about old and new toys
Write instructions tomake toys move
Form letters in namecorrectly using pens, paints, sand, by labelling models + signingup for class surveys.