Rt/L1.3:Identify the main points and specific detail, and infer meaning from images which is not explicit in the text
Skills, knowledge & understanding
Identify the main points and specific detail, and infer meaning from images which is not explicit in the text
- Understand that some texts are structured around main points that are expanded or illustrated by specific detail
- Understand that in some texts and situations only the main points are essential to get the meaning, whereas in others every detail requires careful reading
- Understand that images can be used to convey additional information to that in the printed text
Activities & examples
SfL curriculum activites
In a work situation be able to select texts which must be read in detail, and those which need only the main points.
Read a report from an appraisal or job review and distinguish the main points from examples or details.
Be able to explain the additional information supplied by illustrations in a news story, in an advertisement, or on a website.
Be able to read a block graph on a travel company website that illustrates a country’s temperature range.
Ideas & suggestions
Beyond skills development
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