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Focus outcomes for English Early Stage 1
Learning to Read – Reading and Viewing Texts
RES1.5 Demonstrates developing reading skills to read short, predictable written texts on familiar topics.
Shared, Guided and Independent Reading
- constructs meaning from visual texts with familiar content
- contributes to shared reading of messages from blogging peers
- relates personal experiences to texts.
Responding to Texts
- enjoys shared stories
- uses visual images to construct meaning from descriptions in written texts (print and electronic).
- joins in shared book activities on familiar and imaginary topics.
Learning to Write – Producing Texts
WES1.9 Engages in writing texts with the intention of conveying an idea or message.
Joint and Independent Writing
- uses classroom resources as models for own writing
- creates a sequence of visual images
- expresses an opinion in writing
- contributes to joint construction of texts.
- writes spontaneously for self and an audience.
Channel of Communication
- uses drawings and images to accompany texts, using a variety of media
- contributes to jointly constructed class blog messages.
Linked outcomes for English Early Stage 1
Learning to Talk and Listen – Talking and Listening
TES1.1 Communicates with peers and known adults in informal situations and structured activities dealing briefly with familiar topics.
- responds to literary texts read aloud
- expresses a personal opinion.
Audience, Subject Matter
- listens attentively and converses with others to share ideas or give information.
Learning About Reading – Context and Text
RES1.7 Demonstrates an emerging awareness that written and visual texts convey meaning and recognises that there are different kinds of texts that serve different purposes.
- identifies some purposes of literary texts.
- talks about who might read a particular book and gives reasons why.
Responding to Texts
- describes and gives opinion of characters in a variety of literary texts, both written and visual
- begins to recognise points of view in texts read or viewed.
Learning About Writing – Context and Text
WES1.13 Recognises some different purposes for writing and that own texts differ in various ways.
- indicates purpose of own writing.
- talks about the person (audience) to whom they are writing.
- talks about what they would like to write about with teacher prompt.