- Choose and prepare poems or stories for performance, identifying appropriate expression, tone, volume and use of voices and other sounds.
- Explain process or present information, ensuring that items are clearly sequenced, relevant details are included and accounts are ended effectively.
- Sustain conversation, explain or give reasons for their views or choices.
- Develop and use specific vocabulary in different contexts.
Word structure and spelling
- Spell high and medium frequency words.
- To begin to recognise a range of prefixes and suffixes.
Understanding and interpreting texts
- Identify and make notes of the main points of section(s) of text.
- Infer characters' feelings in fiction and the consequences in logical explanations.
- Identify how different texts are organised, including reference texts, magazines and leaflets and on paper.
- Explore how different texts appeal to readers using varied sentence structures and descriptive language.
Engaging and responding to texts
- Share and compare reasons for reading preferences, and in the process extending the range of books read.
- Empathise with characters and debate moral dilemmas portrayed in texts.
- Identify features that writers use to provoke readers' reactions.
Creating and shaping texts
- Use beginning, middle and end to write narratives in which events are sequenced logically and conflicts resolved.
- Write non-narrative texts using structures of different text-types.
- Use layout, format graphics and illustrations for different purposes.
Text structure and organisation
- Signal sequence, place and time to give coherence.
Sentence structure and punctuation
- Show relationships of time, reason and cause through subordination and connectives.
- Clarify meaning through the use of exclamation marks and speech marks.
- Write with consistency in the size and proportion of letters and spacing within and between words, using the correct formation of handwriting joins.
Using and applying mathematics
- Solve one-step and two-step problems involving numbers, money or measures, including time, choosing and carrying out appropriate calculations.
- Follow a line of enquiry by deciding what information is important and make and use lists, tables and graphs to organise and interpret the information.
- Identify patterns and relationships involving numbers or shapes, and use these to solve problems.
- Describe and explain methods and solutions to problems, orally and in writing.
Counting and understanding number
- Read, write and order whole numbers to at least 1000 and position them on a number line; count on from and back to zero in single-digit steps or multiples of 10.
- Partition three-digit numbers into multiples of 100, 10 and 1 in different ways.
- Round two-digit or three-digit numbers to the nearest 10 or 100 and give estimates for their sums and differences.
- Read and write proper fraction, interpreting the denominator as the parts of a whole and the numerator as the number of parts; identify and estimate fractions of shapes; use diagrams to compare fractions.
Knowing and using number facts
- Derive and recall all addition and subtraction facts for each number to 20, sums and differences of multiples of 10 and number pairs that total 100.
- Derive and recall multiplication facts for the 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10 and 11 times-tables and the corresponding division facts; recognise multiples of 2, 5 or 10 up to 1000.
- Use knowledge of number operations and corresponding inverses, including doubling and halving, to estimate and check calculations.
- Mentally add or subtract combinations of one-digit and two-digit numbers.
- Develop and use written methods to record, support or explain addition and subtraction of two-digit and three-digit numbers.
- Multiply one-digit and two-digit numbers by 10 or 100, and describe the effect.
- Understand that division is the inverse of multiplication and vice versa; use this to derive and record related multiplication and division number sentences.
- Relate 2-D shapes and 3-D solids to drawings of them; describe, visualise, classify, draw and make the shapes.
- Draw and complete shapes with reflective symmetry; draw the reflection of a shape in a mirror line along one side.
- Read and record the vocabulary of position, direction and movement, using the four compass directions to describe movement about a grid.
- To identify right angles in 2-D shapes; compare angles with a right angle.
- Know the relationships between kilometres and metres, metres and centimetres, kilograms and grams, litres and millilitres; choose and use appropriate units to estimate, measure and record measurements.
- Read, to the nearest division and half-division, scales that are numbered or partially numbered.
- Read the time on a 12-hour digital clock and to the nearest 5 minutes on an analogue clock.
- Answer a question by collecting, organising and interpreting data; use tally charts, frequency tables, pictograms and bar charts to represent results and illustrate observations; use ICT to create a simple bar chart.
- Teeth and Eating
- Helping Plants Grow Well
- Characteristics of Materials
- Lights and Shadows
- Magnets and Springs
- Rocks and Soils
- The Global Eye
- Weather Around the World
- Famous People