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English Milestones

Highlighted Milestones have been taught 

 

 

SPEAKING AND LISTENING

Y5.119

I argue for or against a subject with reasoning

Y5.120

I take part in conversations, discussion and drama activities with confidence.

 

READING

Y5.121

I have read a wide range of modern fiction, fiction from literary heritage and fiction from other cultures and traditions.

Y5.122

I can recommend books, giving reason for choice.

Y5.123

I make comparisons between books.

Y5.124

I know some poems off by heart.

Y5.125

I read plays and poems, showing understanding through expression.

Y5.126

I predict the future events from stated details.

Y5.127

I discuss how authors use language, including figurative language.

Y5.128

I distinguish between fact and opinion.

Y5.129

I show full understanding of a text by answering questions in full sentences.

 

TRANSCRIPTION SPELLING

Y5.130

I spell some words with silent letters.

Y5.131

I confidently and quickly use a dictionary to check spelling and meaning.

Y5.132

I use a thesaurus effectively.

 

HANDWRITING

Y5.133

I write legibly and fluently in a joined script.

 

COMPOSITION

Y5.134

My handwriting reflects the purpose of the task.

Y5.135

I adopt the features of text to shape my own writing.

Y5.136

I use a variety of sentence structures for impact.

Y5.137

I develop atmosphere in my writing.

Y5.138

I use advanced organisational and presentational techniques.

Y5.139

I use the correct tense consistently throughout a piece of writing.

 

GRAMMAR AND PUNCTUATION

Y5.140

I ensure subject and verb agreement.

Y5.141

I recognise differences between formal and informal language.

Y5.142

I use a passive ‘voice’ to assist the presentation of information.

Y5.143

I use the perfect form of verbs to make relationships between time and clause.

Y5.144

I use expanded noun phrases to convey complex information concisely.

Y5.145

I use relative clauses.

Y5.146

I use colon correctly.

Y5.147

I convert nouns and adjectives into verbs using –ate –ise and –ify.

Y5.148

I use hyphens to avoid ambiguity.

Y5.149

I use brackets and dashes to indicate parenthesis.

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