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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Entry Level 3
Unit No:
D/505/6126
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
30 hours

Assessment Guidance

This unit maps to the Adult Literacy Core Curriculum in the following areas: Rt/E3.1; Rt/E3.2; Rt/E3.4; Rt/E3.6; Rs/E3.3; Rs/E3.2; Rw/E3.5.

Aim

In this unit, learners will learn how to read and understand purpose and meaning in straightforward texts as well as simple strategies to support understanding.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1.

Be able to read and understand texts.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Follow key events in different types of straightforward text.
  • 1.2
    Identify the main points and ideas in straightforward texts.
  • 1.3
    Identify the purposes of different types of texts.
  • 1.4
    Skim title, headings and illustrations for general meaning and purpose.

2.

Be able to use simple reading strategies to support understanding.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Use organisational features, including images to support understanding.
  • 2.2
    Use punctuation and capitalisation in texts to aid understanding.
  • 2.3
    Use context to work out unfamiliar words.
  • 2.4
    Use knowledge of words, spelling and sentence patterns to support understanding for example, nouns, adjectives, connectives, verbs, prefixes and suffixes and plausible meaning.