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Reading milestones - Grade 4 to 8

Ages 9–13
  • read to extract specific information, such as facts from a science book
  • identify parts of speech and devices like similes and metaphors
  • correctly identify major elements of stories, such as time, place, plot, problem and resolution
  • ead and write on a specific topic for fun
  • analyse texts for meaning (e.g. poems)
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