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Reading and understanding includes:
- Recognising a variety of text formats (eg newspaper articles, charts, summaries, adverts, reviews).
- Using skills covered in other topics to aid reading: skimming, scanning detailed reading.
- Using skills covered in other topics to aid understanding: fact and opinion, images and charts, summarising, use of dictionary.
- Creating different texts: an advert, a poster, a book review.