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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 1
Unit No:
L/505/4131
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
30 hours

Assessment Guidance

This unit maps to the Adult Literacy Core Curriculum in the following areas: Rt/L1.4; Rs/L1.1; Rw/L1.1; Rw/L1.2; Rw/L1.3.

Aim

In this unit, learners will learn how to read and obtain information from different printed and online sources. They will learn how to use reference materials and spelling strategies to support understanding.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Be able to read and obtain information from different sources.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Use organisational and structural features to locate information, for example: paragraphs, contents list, index, menu.
  • 1.2
    Locate and understand information from different printed and online sources.
  • 1.3
    Use visual cues to locate information, for example keys, symbols, alphabetical order.

2

Be able to use reference sources and spelling strategies.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Apply knowledge of words to understand unfamiliar vocabulary, for example applying knowledge of word structure, related words, word roots, derivations, borrowings.
  • 2.2
    Make use of reference sources to find meanings of unfamiliar words.
  • 2.3
    Understand the meaning of typical abbreviations used in reference materials.