Extract from the National Curriculum (LGR 11):
Teaching should stimulate students' interest in reading and writing. In teaching, the students meet and learn about literature from different times and different parts of the world. Instruction will also help students develop knowledge of various forms of non-fiction.
In the meeting with different types of texts, students are given the opportunity to develop their own language, their own identity and their understanding of the outside world. Teaching should help strengthen students' awareness of and confidence in their own language and communication skills.
- reading strategies to understand and interpret texts and to adjust the reading for the text form and content.
- Listening and retelling in various conversational situations.
- Narrative texts and poetic texts for children from different times and different parts of the world. Texts in the form of rhymes, chants, songs, (picture books,) chapter books, poetry, plays, fairy tales and myths.
- Narrative texts message, structure and content. How a narrative text can be organized with introduction, events and conclusion.
- Some fictional children's book authors and illustrators.
- Descriptive and explanatory texts, including factual texts for children, and how their content can be organized.
Knowledge requirements at the end of year 3
- Students can read familiar and close student texts with fluency by using reading strategies in an essentially functional way.
- By commenting and reproduce some of the pupil important pieces of content in a simple way shows the student basic reading comprehension.
- Students can apply simple reasoning about the salient message of the lyrics and relate it to their own experiences.
- Students can discuss student-related issues and topics, ask questions, make comments and express their own opinions.