Year 3 - Join in with actions when singing or reciting rhymes or song; attempt to join in with some words.
Year 4 - follow the gist of a short story, rhyme or poem, sustaining interest, using pictures, tone of voice etc. to decifer meaning ond/or join in.
Year 5 - Follow the gist of an extended story involving more complex language, using picture, tone of voice to decipher meaning.
Year 6 -