Reading and understanding

Level 1 factsheets and worksheets

Notes on this topic

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.