Language, Literacy and Communication
Skills Oracy Outcomes.
- Children listen to and join in with songs and rhymes, and with support begin to engage in word play.
- They follow spontaneous one-step instructions and show an understanding of simple phrases.
- They ‘talk’ to themselves, other children and familiar adults using simple sentences.
- They talk about familiar objects, use newly learned words in their play and begin to show a curiosity in stimuli, expressing enjoyment or interest.
- They imitate short real-life and make believe experiences and verbalise within symbolic play.
- They begin to take part in activities alongside adults or other children.
- Children listen to and join in with songs and rhymes and engage in sound and word play.
- They listen with growing attention and concentration and show understanding of two-step instructions and basic concepts, and ask or answer simple questions.
- They use sentences of five or more words, speaking clearly with other children and familiar adults. They use newly learned words in their play and participate in discussions and activities alongside others.
- They respond to creative stimuli and in simple terms retell an event or experience and talk about things they have made or done.
- They imitate real-life and make believe experiences within play and make believe play and use talk within symbolic play.
- They take part in discussions and activities alongside adults or other children.
- Children, with support, memorise and perform songs and rhymes and show recognition of rhythm, alliteration and rhyme.
- They play with sounds in words including initial sounds.
- They demonstrate they have listened to others and understand three-step instructions and basic concepts.
- They usually respond appropriately to others and stimuli and ask appropriate questions about something that has been said.
- They speak clearly and audibly with growing confidence and clarity with most sounds and words pronounced correctly.
- They use an appropriate and increasing range of vocabulary in complete sentences and exchange ideas and interact with others.
- They respond to creative stimuli, retell stories and share information and talk about things they have made or done, expressing likes and dislikes.
- They imitate real-life and imaginative experiences, using some relevant language and use talk to create storylines.
- Children join in, repeat or memorise rhymes, songs and poems, use alliteration and rhyme to create their own.
- They blend and segment sounds in words.
- They listen to other speakers or stimuli with growing attention, usually responding appropriately to complex information and instructions and ask detailed questions to clarify understanding.
- They speak clearly and audibly, conveying meaning to a range of listeners.
- They use an increasing range of appropriate vocabulary in play or structured activities, making themselves clear by choosing words deliberately and organising what they say.
- They talk to and respond to others during shared activities and extend ideas or accounts on familiar topics by including some detail.
- They express opinions and explain processes, showing awareness of the needs of listeners.
- They act out real or make believe roles using appropriate language.
- Children recall an expanding repertoire of rhymes, songs, poems and nonsense verse and they use rhythm and rhyme to create their own. They blend and segment polysyllabic words.
- They listen to other speakers or stimuli with concentration, ask more detailed questions to clarify their understanding, respond to key points and relate their understanding to their own experience.
- They use a growing range of appropriate vocabulary, organise what they say, use more complex sentences and include relevant details to make themselves clear, in play, structured activities and formal situations and to a wider range of audiences, with increasing confidence and fluency choosing words deliberately, using variety to add interest.
- They contribute to discussions and share activities and information to complete a task.
- They show an awareness of the needs of listeners, express opinions and talk in detail about a wide range of subjects.
- They act out specific real or imaginative roles, using appropriate language.