R.4 Understanding, analysing and evaluating - investigating and/or appreciating fiction and non-fiction texts with increasingly complex ideas, structures and specialist vocabulary for different purposes
R.4.A To show my understanding across different areas of learning, I can:
R.4.A.a clearly state the purpose, main concerns, concepts or arguments and use supporting detail;
R.4.B To show my understanding, I can give detailed, evaluative comments, with evidence, on the content and form of short and extended texts, and respond to different kinds of questions and other types of close reading tasks.
R.4.C To help me develop an informed view, I can recognise persuasion and bias, identify some of the techniques used to influence my opinion, and assess the reliability of information and credibility and value of my sources.
R.4.6 Identifies the use of bias and persuasion and comments appropriately on some of the techniques used, for example, word choice, emotive language, repetition, rhetorical questions, use of statistics and/or hyperbole.
R.4.8 Makes evaluative comments about the effectiveness of structure, characterisation and/or setting with relevant reference to the text.
R.4.9 Shows understanding of how the writer's theme is developed and recognises how it relates to own or others' experiences/the writer's purpose/the central concerns of the text.
R.4.10 Identifies and makes evaluative comments on aspects of the writer's style, use of language and other features appropriate to genre with detailed reference to the text and appropriate terminology.
W.2.B As appropriate to my purpose and type of text, I can punctuate and structure different types of sentences with sufficient accuracy, and arrange these to make meaning clear, showing straightforward relationships between paragraphs.
W.2.2 Uses a variety of punctuation, including more complex punctuation, to convey meaning and enhance writing, for example, inverted commas, colons, semi-colons, parentheses, dashes and ellipses. Punctuation is varied and accurate.