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7. Turquoise Fish

Dear Parent/Carer 


Your child is now on Reading Band Turquoise Fish.  Thank you for encouraging your child to read.  



  • understand everything that is being read without relying on illustrations 

  • read different types of books with a full page of text 

  • read with a range of expression by paying attention to punctuation and text layout 

  • read more unusual words while checking the meaning 

  • use alphabetical order to find information 



  • ask, ‘Has that ever happened to you?’ 

  • talk together about books they have read or heard