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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 1
Unit No:
R/506/8483
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 and understand meaning and purpose in a variety of texts and how to obtain information from different sources. They will learn how to use reference materials and spelling strategies to support understanding.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1.

Be able to read and understand purpose and meaning in text.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Extract specific details and infer meaning in different kinds of texts.

  • 1.2

    Extract main points, ideas and events from texts containing different forms of organisational structure, format and layout.

  • 1.3

    Use language features to identify meaning in text.

  • 1.4

    Identify specific purposes of different types of text.


2.

Be able to obtain information from different sources.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Use organisational and structural features to navigate text and locate information.

  • 2.2

    Use skimming, scanning and detailed reading to locate and understand information.


3.

Be able to use reference sources.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Identify the meaning of words in different types of text.

  • 3.2

    Make use of reference sources to find and meanings of unfamiliar and specialised vocabulary.


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