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Text structure and organisation
Understand how texts vary in purpose, structure and topic as well as the degree of formality.
Investigate how the organisation of texts into chapters, headings, subheadings, home pages and sub pages for online texts and according to chronology or topic can be used to predict content and assist navigation.
Interacting with others
Use interaction skills, for example paraphrasing, questioning and interpreting non-verbal cues and choose vocabulary and vocal effects appropriate for different audiences and purposes.
Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations for defined audiences and purposes incorporating accurate and sequenced content and multimodal elements.
Interpreting, analysing, evaluating
Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanning.
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sources.
Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience.
Develop a handwriting style that is becoming legible, fluent and automatic.
Use a range of software including word processing programs with fluency to construct, edit and publish written text, and select, edit and place visual, print and audio elements.
Expressing and developing ideas
Identify and explain how analytical images like figures, tables, diagrams, maps and graphs contribute to our understanding of verbal information in factual and persuasive texts.
Texts in context
Compare texts including media texts that represent ideas and events in different ways, explaining the effects of the different approaches.
Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements for defined audiences and purposes, making appropriate choices for modality and emphasis.
Analyse how text structures and language features work together to meet the purpose of a text.
Select, navigate and read texts for a range of purposes, applying appropriate text processing strategies and interpreting structural features, for example table of contents, glossary, chapters, headings and subheadings.
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital texts.
Develop a handwriting style that is legible, fluent and automatic and varies according to audience and purpose.
Use a range of software, including word processing programs, learning new functions as required to create texts.
Understand that the coherence of more complex texts relies on devices that signal text structure and guide readers, for example overviews, initial and concluding paragraphs and topic sentences, indexes or site maps or breadcrumb trails for online texts.
Analyse and explain the effect of technological innovations on texts, particularly media texts.
Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements to promote a point of view or enable a new way of seeing.
Analyse and explain the ways text structures and language features shape meaning and vary according to audience and purpose.
Use prior knowledge and text processing strategies> to interpret a range of types of texts.
Use comprehension strategies to interpret, analyse and synthesise ideas and information, critiquing ideas and issues from a variety of textual sources.
Compare the text structures and language features of multimodal texts, explaining how they combine to influence audiences.
Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, selecting aspects of subject matter and particular language, visual, and audio features to convey information and ideas.
Consolidate a personal handwriting style that is legible, fluent and automatic and supports writing for extended periods.
Use a range of software, including word processing programs, to confidently create, edit and publish written and multimodal texts.