Enjoy an increasing range of books.
Retell narratives in the correct sequence, drawing on language patterns of stories .
Show an understanding of the elements of stories, such as main character, sequence of events and openings, and how information can be found in non-fiction texts to answer questions about where, who, why and how .
Know that information can be retrieved from books and computers.
Know that print carries meaning and, in English, is read from left to right and top to bottom .
Read a range of familiar and common words and simple sentences independently .
Explore and experiment with sounds, words and texts .