Purple level books include an increased proportion of longer sentences, with a more challenging vocabulary. Some Purple books have short chapters to challenge and encourage reading stamina. Purple level books include longer and more complex sentences with a greater range of connectives. Story features such as plot, character and setting are developed in more detail, and the text in the non-fiction books is presented in a variety of ways. The story plot may be more involved and reflect the feelings of the writer.
How to support your child reading Purple level books
Your child is now beginning to read with more independence and their books are getting longer. You can help them by: