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A range of Functional Skill and GCSE English resources for post 16 and adult learners. Please leave a review if you're happy with your resource and let me know if you want something that is not currently available in the shop at babbitresources@gmail.com

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A range of Functional Skill and GCSE English resources for post 16 and adult learners. Please leave a review if you're happy with your resource and let me know if you want something that is not currently available in the shop at babbitresources@gmail.com
30 Functional Skills writing activities
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30 Functional Skills writing activities

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A set of 30 writing ideas for Functional Skills English set at Level 1 and 2. Each idea is available as part of a presentation for use on a whiteboard or as a set of cards. Students can pick an idea from the pack of cards as an exam revision activity or as extension work.
Functional Skills - Reading, writing and speaking and listening  L1/L2
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Functional Skills - Reading, writing and speaking and listening L1/L2

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This bundle contains everything you might need to start teaching Functional Skills English with a new group. The resources provided cover initial assessment through to revision activities. With additional resources recently added to cover a wider range of topics, it now includes: An initial assessment pack 30 quick starter activities (SPAG) Starter activities (Language and presentation) Article writing resources Letter writing resources x 2 Email writing resources Report writing resources A reading activity that covers blog writing 30 writing activities Reading revision pack Writing revision pack A series of proofreading exercises Speaking and listening discussion ideas SPAG quiz Language and Layout features quiz ** This bundle contains some resources also contained in my Functional Skills Reading and Writing bundles**
Functional Skills English L1-2
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Functional Skills English L1-2

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A collection of resources for Functional Skills English at L1-2. Includes: 10 quick language and presentation features starters 30 speaking and listening discussion ideas A SPAG quiz A letter writing presentation which includes a starter activity, language and presentation feature discussion points, a proofreading activity and a writing task An article writing presentation which includes a starter activity, language and presentation feature discussion points, a language reading task and a writing task All resources are currently available as PDFs.
Functional Skills - article writing
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Functional Skills - article writing

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A Functional Skills article writing resource on the topic of the Great British Bake Off. This resource includes: A short article about Bake Off with a set of 10 questions, including language and presentation questions An article writing task supported with a presentation This resource supports students preparing for both the reading and writing exams. The resources are available as PDFs.
Speaking and listening ideas  - Functional Skills
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Speaking and listening ideas - Functional Skills

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This resource includes 30 group discussion ideas for Functional Skills Speaking and Listening. Many of these are controversial and, as such, will need clear ground rules before the discussion starts. Students could be given the note sheet before they start to help formulate their ideas. These topics could be used to stimulate report writing tasks also. The tasks are in PDF format.
Entry level 3 Functional Skills English bundle
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Entry level 3 Functional Skills English bundle

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A selection of Entry Level 3 resources to support Functional Skills classes. The focus of this bundle is writing however there is one reading exam practice task. The resource includes: Literacy Land - a consolidation game for small groups with a focus on SPAG A series of 10 E3 Spelling, punctuation and grammar worksheets A selection of E2/3 writing tasks An reading and writing E3 practice assessment A letter sort activity Each resource is available in PDF format.
Functional Skills reading and writing activities
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Functional Skills reading and writing activities

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This resource pack includes a short story which can be used to support a lesson on family and relationships. It is linked to Functional Skills but could be used in a PSHE or a GCSE English lesson. The pack includes: A short story (approx 1000wds), which can be read as a class or set as individual work, on the subject of family life. Jake’s dad has left the family. The story focuses on the aftermath of Jake’s dad leaving and the effect this has on Jake and his mum. A word check activity A set of comprehension questions A PEE language activity (L2 stretch activity) A set of writing tasks all linked to the story The activity is roughly at L1. It is available in PDF format and would cover a 1.5 hour class.
Functional Skills Entry 3 reading and writing
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Functional Skills Entry 3 reading and writing

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A Functional Skills Entry 3 reading and writing assessment in the style of the exam. Ii includes: A reading task with comprehension questions. (1 question requires a dictionary, 2 questions involve some Maths) Two writing tasks based on the reading - an email and a review. This could be set as a mock exam or could be worked through as part of a lesson. The resource is currently a PDF.
Letter writing  - Functional Skills English
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Letter writing - Functional Skills English

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This resource includes a presentation focused on letter writing for L1/2 Functional Skills students. It contains: A short starter activity Language and presentation features discussion points A spelling, punctuation and grammar proofreading activity A writing activity in the style of the exam These resources are PDFs. This lesson lasts for approx. 1 hour.
Functional Skills email writing L1/2
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Functional Skills email writing L1/2

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This resource supports Functional Skills writing at both Level One and Two. It includes: A presentation to structure the lesson A starter activity - students must re-order a short email (Focus on structure) A proofreading activity (Focus on SPAG) An email writing activity with prompts to support language, layout and planning. Tasks are available as PDFs. This resource would cover a full lesson of between 1hr and 1hr 30mins.
English Entry Level Three SPAG
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English Entry Level Three SPAG

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This resource includes a series of 10 spelling, punctuation and grammar focused worksheets to support Entry Three Functional Skills English students. Topics include: Full stops, capital letters and commas Homophones and spelling Verbs, adverbs, nouns and adjectives Proofreading The resource is currently available as a PDF
Remembrance Sunday Functional Skills English
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Remembrance Sunday Functional Skills English

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This resource includes a Functional Skills English report writing activity on the theme of Remembrance Sunday. This resource is aimed at Levels 1 and 2. The reading comprehension could be supported by a group discussion on the topic also. The pack includes: A comprehension activity A report writing presentation (to support the lesson) A report writing task The resources are available as PDFs. The resources can be used for a full 1 hour lesson.
Functional Skills Reading L1/2
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Functional Skills Reading L1/2

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This bundle includes: x10 5 minute starter activities ( on language and presentation features) A functional skills reading activity An 8 page revision pack focusing on the key areas of the exam (in class activity or homework) A language and layout features quiz The resources are designed around the Pearson exams but could be used for any exam board.
AQA GCSE English Language paper one revision
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AQA GCSE English Language paper one revision

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A presentation on AQA GCSE English Language paper one. Includes key points for each question and some revision tips. I have used this with adult learners as a guide for them to revise from outside of the classroom. This presentation is available as a PDF
5 minute starters - English
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5 minute starters - English

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10 quick spelling, punctuation and grammar starter activities to be used in Functional Skills English classes. Focus on capital letters, commas, apostrophes and homophones. Get the full 30 starters here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/5-minute-starters-english-11331464 The resource is a PDF
E2/E3 Functional Skills English writing task
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E2/E3 Functional Skills English writing task

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An Entry Level Functional Skills English writing task. Students must plan and draft their work in the style of the C&G Functional Skills exams. The task asks students to imagine their life in the future. The task could be supported by a group discussion to help the students plan and prepare for writing. The resource is a PDF.
Functional Skills  reading and report writing
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Functional Skills reading and report writing

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This Level One and Two Functional Skills resource focuses on World Car Free Day. It includes: A short article on World Car Free Day 8 short questions based on the article (including questions on language and layout) A group discussion task A report writing task A presentation to support the delivery of the tasks The resource can be used as a lesson (1 hour to 1 hour 30 mins) or used as individual tasks. It is available as a PDF.
Christmas - Functional Skills
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Christmas - Functional Skills

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This Functional Skills English resource pack is on the topic of Christmas. It includes: x2 reading activities. Students must read an article and blog post on the subject of Christmas and answer the comprehension questions A Christmas themed speaking and listening task A Christmas themed blog post writing task Each resource is a PDF. These resources cover a 1 hour class.
Descriptive writing
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Descriptive writing

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This presentation supports GCSE English Language students to create a character using adjectives, metaphors, similes and the five senses, leading to a descriptive writing task. Students are supported to create a character step by step through the task. This lesson is in PDF and could last approx 1 hour.
Functional Skills Speaking and Listening
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Functional Skills Speaking and Listening

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This Level One and Two Functional Skills resource focuses on the theme of Winter Solstice and festivals and traditions. Students are asked to research a festival in pairs to feedback to their group. As they feedback, the group must make some brief notes about each tradition, encouraging listening skills. This is then used to create a fact sheet. The final task asks students to create a presentation about a festival that is important to them. Both tasks could be used to formally assess elements of Speaking and Listening. The resource includes: A starter A presentation to support the lesson A worksheet to support listening and note taking during the group discussion. A L2 presentation task Students will need access to IT to complete the research. This lesson is approx 2.5-3 hours long as time will needed to be given for the students to present at the end. The resources are in PDF format.