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Year 6 non-negotiables for writing and maths

Year 6 Reading non-negotiables

- Decide on the quality and effectiveness of a text by skimming to give an impression

- Move easily across a text in order to locate information to answer questions

- Recommend books that they have read and give reasons for their choices

- Accurately summarise the main and supporting ideas within specific chapters and paragraphs

- Recognise the key conventions used across particular text types

- Accurately identify the purpose of different texts

- Identify themes, supported with evidence from the texts

- Work out the meaning of words from the context

- Explain and discuss their understanding of what has been read, drawing inferences and justifying these with evidence

- Predict what might happen from details stated and implied

- Retrieve information from non-fiction

- Summarise main ideas, identifying key details and using quotations for illustration

- Evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, considering the impact on the reader

- Make comparisons within and across books