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Understanding and Communicating Ideas and Information.
To support writing skills it is important that learners have opportunity to develop and communicate ideas and are supported to understand the concepts at an appropriate level.

As well as selecting and using relevant information, young writers should develop editing skills to help them assess what to include and what to omit.
Areas of concern Strategies, resources and links within the Addressing Dyslexia Toolkit and to external sites
Does the learner appear to have difficulties in following instruction? Consider the use of structure and clarity of the task
Consider if the learner experiences difficulties with sequential tasks
Consider if there are hearing and reading difficulties
Does the learner have difficulty in understanding the purpose of tasks? Appropriate use of questioning – do they understand the language being used.
Is the learner able to proof read their writing? Assessment is for Learning (AifL) techniques http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/learningandteaching/assessment/
AifL and Tapestry materials http://www.tapestrypartnership.com/assessment/
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