Element 1 - Describe adult literacy in Aotearoa/Suggested teaching and learning activity 1
See Teaching Adults to Read With Understanding, page 54:
Selecting relevant information (adapted activity)
Purpose: to identify reasons for and implications of low level of literacy.
Using two given texts, create a list of reasons why there are low levels of literacy and numeracy in our adult population. Sort the list into socio-cultural reasons and personal reasons. Discuss the implications of the two lists for understanding who has responsibility for responding to the issue.