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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Entry Level 2
Unit No:
M/506/8491
Credits:
6
Guided learning hours:
60 hours

Assessment Guidance

In accordance with Gateway Qualifications' Assessment Guidance

Aim

In this unit, learners will learn how to read short straightforward texts, including information texts for purpose and meaning and use simple strategies to decode words and support understanding.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1.

Be able to read and understand texts.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Identify the purpose of short straightforward texts using features of text.

  • 1.2

    Follow the main events of short straightforward texts.


2.

Be able to locate information in written sources.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Obtain information from short everyday information texts.

  • 2.2

    Obtain information from images, simple maps, diagrams and captions.

  • 2.3

    Recognise familiar key words with common spelling patterns in straightforward information texts.


3.

Be able to apply understanding of alphabetical order to locate information.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Use a simplified dictionary/glossary to find the meaning of unfamiliar words.


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