Teaching Resource

Goals - Literacy (Lower Primary)

PDF, Excel | 38 pages|Grades: F - 3

A set of 90 goal cards focusing on literacy for lower primary.

This set of goal cards have been designed to help students develop their literacy skills. These goals help students to reflect upon their work and become more responsible for their own learning.

Print, laminate and stick a small magnetic strip to the back so they can be stuck on to your classroom whiteboard. Blank cards are also included for personalised goals.

Use the PDF Checklist to track all of the goals for each student.

The Excel Spreadsheet can be used to track the goals for all of your students. In the Excel spreadsheet, you can type a ‘y’ to get a green box that indicates the student has achieved that goal, an ‘n’ to indicate the child has not achieved the goal yet and a ‘w’ to indicate that the child is working toward achieving the goal.

Goals are included for: Reading, Comprehension, Writing and Speaking & Listening.

Can be used in conjunction with: 

Please note, this resource is a large file so may take a little longer to download.

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Pegah Z

Hi, I’ve download this resource, however the literacy goal tracker document shown on this page was not part of the file. How can I download the literacy goal tracker? I’ve searched for it on the site and can’t find it.

Thank you.

Pegah Z · Mar 29th, 2018

Alison Smith

Hi Pegah,
Thanks for your comment and query. If you click on the drop-down arrow on the green download button, you will find the option to download the literacy goal tracker. I hope that this helps. If you have any other problems, let me know.
Have a great day.

Alison Smith · Apr 5th, 2018

Allison Hepburn

Are you doing these for Maths?

Allison Hepburn · Nov 29th, 2015

Jill (Teach Starter)

Hi Allison,

We sure are! We are just working on them and will have them up and ready to go this week.

Kind regards

Jill (Teach Starter) · Nov 29th, 2015


Do you have any for middle primary? Thanks

Tisha · Nov 28th, 2015

Jill (Teach Starter)

Hi Tisha,

We have these for lower and upper primary. The lower primary approximately covers Foundation to Grade 3 and upper covers Grade 4 to 6. We would suggest that you download both files and pick out the ones that are applicable to your students, as there may be some in both that are applicable.

Kind regards

Jill (Teach Starter) · Nov 29th, 2015

Una Cooling

Do you have these for upper levels?

Una Cooling · Nov 26th, 2015

Jill (Teach Starter)

Hi Una,

We sure do! I was just in the process of uploading them 🙂 You can see all of the Literacy Goals here: https://www.teachstarter.com/teaching-resource-tags/literacy-goals/

Kind regards

Jill (Teach Starter) · Nov 26th, 2015

Resource Updates

  • Added Excel and PDF goal checklist options

    Addition by Jill (Teach Starter) Jan 14th, 2018

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