Language of Contemporary Fiction

Challenge reference: 4941

Notional learning hours  20
Level WTE1
Subject area
Learning aim

The learner will identify some of the key features of Contemporary Fiction and apply these in their own writing.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Listen and respond to contemporary fiction.

  2. Create a short, simple story in this genre. 

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Listen to two texts in this genre
    • Identify the key problem or conflict in the story
    • Engage in discussions around one or more contemporary issues raised by the text
    • Express a personal opinion on one issue
    • Select three adjectives to label an illustration of a character 
    • Select three adjectives to label an illustration of a contemporary setting 
    • Match illustrated problems or conflicts to solutions 
    • Write three or four simple sentences describing character, setting or problem and solution
    • Use initial letter sounds and know words
    • Experiment with capital letters and full stops