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5. Green Bean

Dear Parent/Carer 


Your child is now on Reading Band Green Bean.  Thank you for encouraging your child to read.  



  • read different sorts of books – fiction and non-fiction 

  • read at good speed using punctuation and expression 

  • retell a story and be able to talk about the title, main events and the characters  

  • use the contents page and glossary in non-fiction 

  • talk about new words and what they mean 



  • say, ‘Does it make sense, sound right and look right? 

  • ask how the characters felt or why things happened 

  • show how reading at a good pace makes it interesting 

  • check they understand the ideas in non-fiction books