ESOL 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
(i) Recognise the difference between main points and specific detail as they occur in different types of text, including complex texts
(ii) Decide when it is sufficient to grasp the main points and when it is essential to note all the details
(iii) Be aware of which features will assist with predicting content or a point of view, and inferring meaning, e.g.
topic sentences; the 'blurb' on the back of a book, author information in the fly-leaf, contents page and date of publication to predict content and relevance of book; headlines in newspapers, to put forward the paper's point of view;
recognising connotation of lexis used

A L2 reading lesson around the optimism of Spring, and Easter and pagan traditions, especially suitable for the start of the Summer term, as a springboard to setting intentions for the rest of the course. Suitable for ESOL or Functional Skills courses.

Editor's note

Fully mapped to the reformed FS content - and GCSE English. Also includes a vocabulary consolidation task for the next lesson.

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Level
L2
GCSE L1-5
English
L2.11 Identify the different situations when the main points are sufficient and when it is important to have specific details
L2.14 Understand the relationship between textual features and devices, and how they can be used to shape meaning for different audiences and purposes
FE L2.17 Analyse texts, of different levels of complexity, recognising their use of vocabulary and identifying levels of formality and bias
L2.19 Identify different styles of writing and writer’s voice
GCSE Reading A1 (a) Identify and interpret
GCSE A2 Analyse language & structure
ESOL
ESOL Rt/L2.1a
ESOL Rt/L2.2a
ESOL Rt/L2.3a
ESOL Rt/L2.6a
ESOL Rt/L2.8a
Context
Faith & Religion
Mental health and psychology