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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Interpret a variety of literary texts 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
8972  Interpret a variety of literary texts 
ORIGINATOR
SGB GET/FET Language and Communication 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 04 - Communication Studies and Language Language 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2004-10-13  2006-02-09  SAQA 0356/04 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-02-09   2010-02-09  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
119466  Interpret a variety of literary texts  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Competence at this level will enable learners to discuss the style and purpose of the text, both implied and stated meanings, themes as well as plot, the author`s point of view and the context in which the text arose. They can use literature as a base to study and make judgements about human and social issues. They are aware of the drama and power of language.

As a creative representation of life and experience, literature raises important questions about the human condition, now and in the past. Learners` increasing ability to reflect on their experiences and to compare them with others` is encouraged, enhancing their capacity to deal with a selection of texts that explore moral, psychological and philosophical issues.

Learners credited with this unit standard can:
  • extract meaning from a variety of literary texts
  • identify and explain features that influence response to texts
  • produce texts in response to literary texts 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The credit calculation is based on the assumption that learners are already competent in terms of the following outcomes or areas of learning when starting to learn towards this unit standard: NQF Level 2 unit standards.

    US: FET-S/11 Respond to selected literary texts 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The learner can read for enjoyment, analyse elements of literary genres and respond to issues, characters and situations presented in literary contexts.

    A variety of written and visual texts: picture books, folklore, traditional stories (written and oral), myths, legends, novels, feature films, short stories, poetry, learners` own speaking and writing, non-fiction (biographies and filmed documentaries), scripted and improvised drama/plays, television serials, video clips, cartoons and comics, song lyrics.

    Specific range statements are provided in the body of the unit standard where they apply to particular specific outcomes or assessment criteria. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Extract meaning from a variety of literary texts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Listening/reading/viewing strategies appropriate to the purposes for study are adopted. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Skimming, scanning, prediction, questioning, knowledge of form of text types, pre-reading, rereading, using design features/visuals as clues to meaning.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Organisational features of literary texts are identified and the role of each is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. One's responses are confirmed and/or adapted after interaction with others in discussing a text. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Evidence cited from texts in defence of a position is relevant. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify and explain features that influence response to texts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The human experiences and values in texts are explored and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. A variety of texts are explored and explained in terms of social or personal relevance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Responses to points of view in text are imaginative and an understanding of surface or embedded meaning in the text is reflected in presentations of own viewpoints. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The way in which different people respond differently to texts is explored and discussed. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Produce own texts in response to literary texts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Content is outlined and related to theme and character development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. A good grasp of the significant ideas of the texts is demonstrated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Author's use of certain stylistic devices is identified, and the effects created are described. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Similes, metaphors, sound devices, length of sentence, use of visuals, layout.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. One's understanding of characterisation is justified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Selected literary texts are used as a basis for writing in different formats and registers. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Writing as a character (diary entries, dialogues, letters, songs, poems, obituaries, epitaphs); drawing/sketching/creating a collage/poster to show understanding of character, incident, atmosphere, setting.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Providers of learning towards this unit standard will need to meet the accreditation requirements of the GENFETQA.

    Moderation Option: The moderation requirements of the GENFETQA must be met in order to award credit to learners for this unit standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The following essential embedded knowledge will be assessed through assessment of the specific outcomes in terms of the stipulated assessment criteria:

    Learners can understand and explain that language, when used figuratively or for storytelling, can be used to create an illusion of reality. Learners apply their knowledge of language and literature features and conventions to an awareness of how fictional texts differ from factual ones.

    Candidates are unlikely to achieve all the specific outcomes, to the standards described in the assessment criteria, without knowledge of the stated embedded knowledge. This means that for the most part, the possession or lack of the knowledge can be directly inferred from the quality of the candidate`s performance. Where direct assessment of knowledge is required, assessment criteria have been included in the body of the unit standard. 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems: using context to decode and make meaning individually and in groups in oral, reading and written activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others and in teams: using interactive speech in activities, discussion and research projects. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively through using language. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information: fundamental to the process of developing language capability across language applications and fields of study. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills: in formal and informal communications. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically: using technology to access and present texts. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of inter-related parts of a system: through using language to explore and express links, and exploring a global range of contexts and texts. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to the full development of self by engaging with texts that stimulate awareness and development of life skills and the learning process. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    Assessors should keep the following general principles in mind when designing and conducting assessments against this unit standard:
  • focus the assessment activities on gathering evidence in terms of the main outcome expressed in the title to ensure assessment is integrated rather than fragmented. The goal is to declare the learner competent in terms of the title. Where assessment at title level is unmanageable, focus assessment around each specific outcome, or groups of specific outcomes
  • make sure evidence is gathered across the range as expressed under the title. Specific range statements under individual outcomes or assessment criteria are illustrations, from which Learning Programme developers can select. Assessment activities should be as close to the real performance as possible, and where simulations or role-plays are used, there should be supporting evidence to show the candidate is able to perform in the real situation
  • do not focus the assessment activities on each assessment criterion. Ensure that the assessment activities focus on outcomes and that sufficient evidence around all the assessment criteria is gathered
  • the assessment criteria provide the specifications against which assessment judgements should be made. In most cases, knowledge can be inferred from the quality of the performances, but in other cases, knowledge and understanding will have to be tested through questioning techniques. Where this is required, there will be assessment criteria to specify the standard required
  • the task of the assessor is to gather sufficient evidence, of the prescribed type and quality, as specified in this unit standard, that the candidate can achieve the outcomes in a number of different contexts. This means assessors will have to judge how many repeat performances are required before they believe the performance is reproducible
  • all assessments should be conducted in line with the following well-documented principles of assessment: appropriateness, fairness, manageability, integration into work or learning. Assessment should be valid, direct, authentic, sufficient, systematic, open and consistent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 119466, which is "Interpret a variety of literary texts", Level 3, 5 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Fundamental  23154   National Certificate: Grain Handling Processes  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Fundamental  20177   National Certificate: Insurance  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-10-10  Was INSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  21812   National Certificate: Mining Operations: Underground Coal  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
    Fundamental  49216   National Certificate: Pipeline Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Fundamental  23893   National Certificate: Rail Operations (Functional Yard Operations)  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-06-17  Was TETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  48884   Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): Community Facilitation in Society and Environment Interactions  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30   
    Fundamental  49129   Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): Management and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Fundamental  20185   Further Education and Training Certificate: Banking  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  BANKSETA 
    Fundamental  61595   Further Education and Training Certificate: Business Administration Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Fundamental  49021   Further Education and Training Certificate: Debt Recovery  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FASSET 
    Fundamental  23094   Further Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-09-09  ETDP SETA 
    Fundamental  48978   Further Education and Training Certificate: Electrical Network Control  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Fundamental  49836   Further Education and Training Certificate: Gender Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Fundamental  50081   Further Education and Training Certificate: Leadership Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Fundamental  65110   Further Education and Training Certificate: Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-03-14  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Fundamental  50040   Further Education and Training Certificate: Optical Manufacturing Processes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Fundamental  49553   Further Education and Training Certificate: Pipeline Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2016-12-31  TETA 
    Fundamental  49074   Further Education and Training Certificate: Primary Tobacco Processing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Fundamental  48883   Further Education and Training Certificate: Small Business Advising (Information Support)  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Fundamental  49197   Further Education and Training Certificate: Social Housing Supervision  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Fundamental  48960   Further Education and Training Certificate: Social Security Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Fundamental  48979   National Certificate: Animal Production  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Fundamental  20638   National Certificate: Collective Investment Schemes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-12-05  INSETA 
    Fundamental  23678   National Certificate: Fossil Power Plant Operation  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Fundamental  20639   National Certificate: Healthcare Benefits Administration: Claims Assessing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-12-05  INSETA 
    Fundamental  23735   National Certificate: Hydro Power Plant Operation  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  20774   National Certificate: Insurance: Long Term: Risk Assessment  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-12-05  Was INSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  20773   National Certificate: Long Term Insurance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-12-05  INSETA 
    Fundamental  23733   National Certificate: Nuclear Power Plant Operation  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Fundamental  49009   National Certificate: Plant Production  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Fundamental  24396   National Certificate: Risk Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-10-08  Was INSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  48736   National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FASSET 
    Fundamental  21500   National Certificate: Sport and Fitness Leadership  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-06-12  Was CATHSSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  24218   National Certificate: Thermoplastic Fabrication  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Fundamental  24216   National Certificate: Welding Application and Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-12-03  MERSETA 
    Fundamental  60652   Professional Qualification: Management and Administration  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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    5. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
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    15. Break The Chains Development Services 
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    18. Change Strategies Consulting Services CC 
    19. Chartall Business College 
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    47. HARRY OPPENHEIMER DIAMOND TRAINING SCHOOL NPC 
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    50. INTSIKA SKILLS BENEFICIATIONPROJECTS 
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    52. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    53. JNUTO Trading and Projects 
    54. Jobafrik Consulting 
    55. K and Z Projects Training and Development 
    56. K Shabangu FET College 
    57. KAGISHO BUSINESS CONCEPTS (Pty) LTD 
    58. KALIDEEN MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    59. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    60. KayDee Project Management Cc 
    61. Kelvin Power (Pty) Ltd 
    62. Kernel Management and Consulting (PTY) LTD. 
    63. Kgolo Institute 
    64. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    65. KHUTALA MINING SERVICES PL 
    66. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    67. Lagnita Skills Solutions 
    68. Leruo ke Matla Training and Enterprise Development Services 
    69. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    70. Lisolethu Consulting PTY LTD 
    71. Mabuya Amahle Trading 
    72. Maile Consulting 
    73. Maishamalema Development Training 
    74. Makhophila Business Enterprise 
    75. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    76. Mananthatshema Skills Dev. Centre 
    77. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    78. Maqhawe College 
    79. Masifunde Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    80. MATEPE INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD 
    81. MATLA COAL NO 2 PAYROLL LTD 
    82. Matotomana Training & Gen Trading 
    83. Mcebo Technologies 
    84. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    85. Miczo's Enterprise 
    86. MINTEK 
    87. Mission Point Consulting 
    88. Mmalethabo Consulting 
    89. Mogaladi Business Enterprise 
    90. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    91. Morwa Agri-development cc 
    92. Mosadikago Trading Cc 
    93. Mvelo Consultant 
    94. National Institute For The Deaf - NID 
    95. Nedbank Ltd 
    96. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    97. Networx for Career Development 
    98. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    99. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    100. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    101. NS Global Academy 
    102. NWK Beperk 
    103. Octopus Training Solutions 
    104. Opelong Business Institute 
    105. Pachedu Skills Solutions 
    106. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    107. PKM Skills and Career Development 
    108. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MAITLAND) (TP) 
    109. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MIDRAND) (TP) 
    110. Plastics Federation of South Africa (WESTMEAD) (TP) 
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    112. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    113. Preamo Project and General Trading 
    114. Pudi's Educational Services And Youth Development 
    115. Qabuka-Vuka Development Trading 
    116. Quick Leap Investment 
    117. Reflections Development Institute 
    118. Resource Consulting Services (PTY) Ltd 
    119. Sasalethu Consulting and Associates 
    120. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    121. Selipha Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    122. Setlakala Business Development 
    123. SIBANYE GOLD ACADEMY PROPRIETARY LIMITED 
    124. Sinokuhle Konke Trading Enterprise 
    125. SIZA NESU TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    126. Suidwes Beleggings Eiendoms Beperk 
    127. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    128. Tankimo Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    129. TCNS Resources (PTY) Ltd 
    130. TECHNOLOGY RISK SOLUTIONS (PTY)LTD 
    131. The Crimson CO CC. 
    132. The Facilitation Workshop 
    133. The Skills Development Hub (Pty) Ltd 
    134. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    135. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    136. TPN Training and Recruitment cc 
    137. Tradesman Consulting and Training Solutions 
    138. Transnet School of Pipelines 
    139. Tripple R Training Provider 
    140. Tsebo Kitso Trainings 
    141. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
    142. Tuns Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    143. Ubuholi Bendabuko Capacity Building (PTY) Ltd 
    144. UCS Education and Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    145. Umfolozi FET College 
    146. Unakho Business Solutions 
    147. Vari Holdings (Pty)Ltd 
    148. VERWEY'S SELECTION AND TRAINING SERVICES CC 
    149. Vicmat Consultants 
    150. VKB LANDBOU (PTY) LTD 
    151. Westco Agri Training 
    152. XTRACT TRAINING SERVICES CC 
    153. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    154. ZULEK TRAINING SPECIALISTS (PTY) LTD 



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