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12. Brown Bear

Dear Parent/Carer 


Your child is now on Reading Band Brown Bear.  Thank you for encouraging your child to read.  



  • read and search longer texts for detailed information looking at language, structure and presentation 

  • use the context of the story to work out meanings of unfamiliar words and discuss understanding 

  • summarise the ideas from more than one paragraph 

  • to find specific information from non-fiction texts 

  • read and perform plays and poems 




  • ask, ‘What makes you think/feel…?’ 

  • encourage them to ask questions as they read the text