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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 1
Unit No:
Y/505/6318
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
30 hours

Assessment Guidance

This unit maps to the Adult Literacy Core Curriculum in the following areas: Rt/L1.1; Rt/L1.3; Rt/L1.2; Rt/L1.3; Rs/L1.2; Rt/L1.5; Rs/L1.1.

Aim

In this unit, learners will learn how to read and understand meaning and purpose in a variety of texts. They will also learn to use a range of reading strategies to support understanding.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1.

Be able to read and understand texts.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Extract main points and specific details in different continuous texts.
  • 1.2
    Follow the main events in descriptive, explanatory and persuasive text.

2.

Know how purpose of texts affects use of language and textual features.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Identify different purposes in different types of text.
  • 2.2
    Identify how language is used for specific purposes, for example to instruct, explain, describe and persuade.
  • 2.3
    Identify how textual features are used for specific purposes.

3.

Be able to use reading strategies to support understanding.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Use grammatical features to predict meaning.
  • 3.2
    Use prediction and previewing techniques to identify plausible meanings and to check for sense.
  • 3.3
    Use images to identify meaning that is not explicit in the text.
  • 3.4
    Use punctuation to support understanding of texts.