The Reading Books
•LILAC (Phase 1 phonics) : Enjoying & showing an interest in books, handling books correctly, talking about pictures and stories, responding to texts.
•PINK (Phase 2 phonics): Developing 1:1 correspondence, awareness of text and words, initial sounds, blending sounds (eg. c-a-t) and discussion about the events happening in the book.
•RED: (Phase 3 Phonics) Develops skills to blend more complex words, recognising more high frequency words and remembering words they’ve read before.
•YELLOW (Phase 3/4) Talking about sentences, developing a bank of recognised words, talking about events, characters and settings.