HELPING YOUR CHILD AT HOME

Reading

Take a look at this checklist which gives developmental milestones for children at different ages and highlights what children should be typically able to do.

 

Questions to develop comprehension skills

Can your child find evidence directly and indirectly from the story? 

  • What did……… do?

  • How many……… were/are there?

  • Where did it happen?

  • Who was there?

  • Who are………?

  • How does he describe it?

  • How do you make/do……?

  • What happened when……… did………?

  • What happened to………?

  • How is the character feeling? How do you know?

Can your child answer questions without referring to the story?

  • Have you ever....?

  • If you could....?

  • If you were going to....?

  • In your opinion...?

  • Do you agree with...? Why...?

  • Do you know anyone who...?

  • How do you feel about....?

  • What do you think will happen next...? 

Phonics - Websites to support your child at home:

Phonics Play - www.phonicsplay.co.uk

Phonics Bloom - www.phonicsbloom.com

Top Marks - www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games

Parent Booklets 

Maths Booklet 

English Booklet