Reading milestones - Grade 1 and 2
Ages 6–7
  • read familiar stories
  • sound out or decode unfamiliar words
  • use pictures and context to figure out unfamiliar words
  • use some common punctuation and capitalisation in writing
  • self-correct when they make a mistake while reading aloud
Does your child need reading help?

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