GCSE Reading AO1a Identify/interpret explicit & implicit information & ideas
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GCSE English Language > Critical Reading and Comprehension > critical reading and comprehension
Reading AO1(a) Identify and interpret explicit and implicit information and ideas: identifying and interpreting themes, ideas and information in a range of literature and other high-quality writing; reading in different ways for different purposes, and comparing and evaluating the usefulness, relevance and presentation of content for these purposes; drawing inferences and justifying these with evidence; supporting a point of view by referring to evidence within the text; identifying bias and misuse of evidence, including distinguishing between statements that are supported by evidence and those that are not; reflecting critically and evaluatively on text, using the context of the text and drawing on knowledge and skills gained from wider reading; recognising the possibility of different responses to a text
Source: DfE (2013), English Language GCSE subject content and assessment objectives.
- Related Functional Skills English links: L2.11 Identify when main points are sufficient & when specific details are important, L2.13 Identify implicit & inferred meaning in texts, L2.18 Follow an argument, identifying different points of view & distinguishing fact from opinion
- Related Adult Literacy curriculum links: Rt/L2.1 Trace and understand the main events of continuous descriptive, explanatory and persuasive texts, Rt/L2.2 Identify the purpose of a text and infer meaning which is not explicit, Rt/L2.3 Identify the main points and specific detail, Rt/L2.4 Read an argument and identify the points of view, Rt/L2.7Use different reading strategies to find and obtain information, e.g. skimming, scanning, detailed reading
- Related Adult ESOL curriculum elements: Rt/L2.1a Understand and identify the different ways in which meaning is built up in a range of paragraphed texts of varying complexity, Rt/L2.2a identify the purposes of a wide range of texts, whether inferred or explicitly stated, Rt/L2.3a identify the main points and specific detail as they occur in a range of different types of text of varying length and detail, Rt/L2.4a Understand and identify how written arguments are structured, Rt/L2.7a use different reading strategies to find and obtain information, e.g. skimming, scanning, detailed reading