Herrick Primary School
Herrick Primary School
Herrick Primary School
Reading at Home

Reading Online Workshops
Early Years     Year 1 and 2     Year 3 and 4     Year 5 and 6
Phonics Screening Check 2022

Information about the Phonics Screening Check can be found here: Oxford Owl - Year 1 phonics screening check

Past papers are also available: Oxford Owl - past papers


Year 2 Book Club

Year 2 - Our Best Picture Book
Barbara Throws a Wobbler By Nadia Shireen Pip and Egg By Alex Latimer and David Litchfield
The Invisible By Tom Percival The Pet By Catherine Emmett and David Tazzyman
Too Much STUFF! By Emily Gravett What Happened to YOU? By James Catchpole and Karen George
Our Best Picture Books 2020-2021
Diddle Elephant in my Kitchen
Incredible You Jeremy Worried About the Wind
Ready Rabbit Sneaky Beak
Lexia Reading Core5

The links below take you to YouTube videos in a new browser window.

Starting to learn to read
Things we can do at home
Things we can do when we're out and about
Things my child's school might be doing

Making early progress as a reader
Things we can do at home
Things we can do when we're out and about
Things my child's school might be doing

Becoming a more confident reader
Things we can do at home
Things we can do when we're out and about
Things my child's school might be doing

A fluent reader
Things we can do at home
Things we can do when we're out and about
Things my child's school might be doing

Able to read, but doesn’t like reading
Things we can do at home
Things we can do when we're out and about
Things my child's school might be doing

Questionnaires
Reading Questionnaire
Book Review Questionnaire

Questions to support your child when reading

Questions to ask before you read
  • Can you look at the pictures and predict what you think will happen in this book?
  • What makes you think that?
  • What characters do you think might be in our story?
  • Do you think there will be a problem in this story? Why or why not?
  • Does the topic/story relate to you or your family? How?
Questions to ask during the reading
  • What do you think will happen next?
  • What can you tell me about the story so far?
  • Can you predict how the story will end?
  • Why do you think the character did _______?
  • What would you have done if you were the character?
  • How would you have felt if you were the character? (use different characters)
  • As I read____________, it made me picture________ in my head. What pictures do you see in your head?
  • As you read, what are you wondering about?
  • Can you put what you’ve just read in your own words?
Questions to ask after reading
  • Can you remember the title?
  • In your opinion, was it a good title for this book? Why or why not?
  • Were your predictions about the story correct?
  • If there was a problem, did it get solved?
  • What happened because of the problem?
  • Why do you think the author wrote this book?
  • What is the most important point the author is trying to make in his writing?
  • What was your favourite part of the story?
  • If you could change one thing in the story, what would it be?
  • Can you retell the story in order?
  • If you were __________, how would you have felt?
  • What is the most interesting situation in the story?
  • Is there a character in the story like you? How are you alike?
  • Why did you like this book?
Comprehension

Year 6 English Comprehension Answers
An Interview with Nixie Labs: Answers
Holes: Answers
Born on a Blue Day: Answers

All three downloads as one download



Herrick Primary School
Lockerbie Avenue
Leicester
LE4 7NJ
Telephone: 0116 2665656
Email: office@herrick.leicester.sch.uk
Headteacher: Mr U Patel
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