Targets for L6 – Reading and Writing

READING

AF2 -Targets for readers working towards level 6 in this AF area:

  1. Identify the relevant points in a text.
  2. Bring together information from different sources or from different places in the same text.
  3. Use a short, well-chosen quotation within a sentence to show that I can refer closely to a text.

 

AF3 -Targets for readers working towards level 6 in this AF area:

  1. Explore different possible meanings in a text.
  2. Comment on the wider importance of events or ideas in a text.

 

AF4 -Targets for readers working towards level 6 in this AF area:

  1. Comment on the impact of how a text is organised.
  2. Explore how a writer’s theme or purpose is presented across a text.

 

AF5 -Targets for readers working towards level 6 in this AF area:

  1. Explain in detail how language is used at different points in a text.
  2. Comment on how language choices can contribute to a text’s overall effectiveness.
  3. Use the appropriate terms when I comment on a writer’s techniques.

 

AF6 -Targets for readers working towards level 6 in this AF area:

  1. Use clear examples from across a text to explain how a writer puts across a particular point of view.
  2. Use clear examples from across a text to explain how a writer creates particular effects on readers.

 

AF7 -Targets for readers working towards level 6 in this AF area:

  1. Comment on the typical features of texts from different times.
  2. Discuss examples of a how a text’s meaning changes depending on time and place.

 

 

WRITING

AF1/AF2 – Targets for writers working towards level 6 in this AF area

  1. Plan my writing so that I am using an appropriate style
  2. Choose and sustain an appropriate style right through my writing
  3. Adapt the conventions of the text type where this will add originality and interest

 

AF3 – Targets for writers working towards level 6 in this AF area

  1. Link paragraphs together so my reader can see clearly how my piece of writing is developing
  2. Organise my writing in a way that will have an impact on my reader

 

AF4 – Targets for writers working towards level 6 in this AF area

  1. Structure my paragraphs in a way that helps to communicate what I want to say to my reader
  2. Connect the sentences within paragraphs so that my meaning and purpose are clear

 

AF5 – Targets for writers working towards level 6 in this AF area

  1. Choose to write the kinds of sentences that will give the effect I want
  2. Make sure I use a variety of sentences

 

AF6 – Targets for writers working towards level 6 in this AF area

  1. Use commas and other punctuation correctly in longer sentences to help the reader follow my meaning
  2. Check my writing for the mistakes I commonly make, for example, using commas instead of full stops

 

AF7 – Targets for writers working towards level 6 in this AF area

  1. Always choose the best words to match the subject of my writing
  2. Choose my words carefully and ambitiously so that my writing is precise and has an impact on the reader

 

AF8 – Targets for writers working towards level 6 in this AF area

  1. Check my writing for the spelling mistakes I commonly make
  2. Learn the spellings of uncommon and difficult to spell words that I want to use, especially those with syllables that you don’t hear

 

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