Rt/L2.4

Read an argument and identify the points of view
(a) Understand the characteristic structures of written argument
(b) Understand that texts presenting an argument are adopting a particular point of view
(c) Understand the difference between objective fact and an opinion

A challenging set of tasks (and points for discussion) based on two opposing articles from a Sunday paper. Designed to assess whether students are working at level 2 standards and can follow an argument, recognise bias, distinguish between fact and opinion, etc.

Level
L2
English
Rt/L2.4
Rt/L2.5
Context
News, Politics & Government items

A series of Level 2 reading (distinguishing between fact & opinion), proof reading and listening tasks.

Level
L2
English
Rt/L2.4
SLlr/L2.1
Wt/L2.7
Context
Art Film Media Music TV

Living in Poverty is a thought provoking article from the Nursing Times. It is used in this literacy initial assessment for possible Access to Healthcare students. The accompanying questions are designed to check whether students are working at level 2 standards and can follow an argument, summarise information, recognise bias, distinguish between fact and opinion, and write using supporting evidence.

Level
L2
English
Rt/L2.8
Rt/L2.4
Rt/L2.5
Wt/L2.6
Context
Health, Social care, Early years

Fabulous series of resources that help students trace an argument in an emotive text and analyse how an argument is developed by a writer. An emotive text, series of questions, and a bubble chart to break down the text and analyse how each paragraph develops. Plus extension ideas.

Level
L2
English
Rt/L2.4