Year 2

  • follows and implements more than one command/instruction
  • able to recall pictures/sentences/poems
  • relates  a coherent story in response to a set of pictures in sequence
  • uses language appropriately to express needs
  • uses language appropriately to communicate with peers in non-structured situations
  • orally identifies rhyme in spoken words
  • orally segments bisyllabic and polysyllabic words into syllables
  • orally identifies and counts sounds within words
  • orally substitutes and manipulates sounds within words
  • able to blend sounds to identify target words
  • shows familiarity with some basic rules governing word spelling and word reading
  • reads monosllabic and polysyllabic words in isolation 
  • reads monosllabic and polysyllabic words in context
  • reads compound words in isolation and in context
  • confidently decodes high frequency words used regularly
  • understands that individual words contribute to a whole sentence
  • writes legibly using upper and lower case
  • writes simple sentences using both high frequency words and regular words
  • writes a few sentences or short paragraph about a picture sequence in logical sequence 
  • understands and makes use of basic punctuation when writing a sentence
  • uses appropriate tonality when reading
  • reads accurately and confidently from unseen reading material of average class level
  • understands unseen reading material of average class level
  • able to infer meaning from text and predict outcomes