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I have worked within secondary education for the last eight years. I upload a lot of lessons for KS3-KS4 studnets. I try to make sure all of my lessons are differentiated to help students in the best way possible.

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I have worked within secondary education for the last eight years. I upload a lot of lessons for KS3-KS4 studnets. I try to make sure all of my lessons are differentiated to help students in the best way possible.
Functional Skills New Reform 2
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Functional Skills New Reform 2

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A collection of differentiated lessons planned in accordance to the new specification for Functional Skills level one and two. Each of these lessons have been tried and tested and have worked extremely well with my groups. The lessons look at building some of the key skills needed not only for functional skills but also foe GCSE English.
Functional skills:Vaping vs Smoking
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Functional skills:Vaping vs Smoking

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This is a fully differentiated lesson planned for the new functional skills reform and focuses on the impact vaping is having on us as a society. The lesson looks at two articles to understand how writers use language techniques to get their ideas across. The lesson is fun and engaging with a matching up activity as well as lots of opportunities for AFL.
Functional Skills: New Reform
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Functional Skills: New Reform

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These are a collection of fully differentiated lessons created around the new specification for functional skills level one and two. Each lesson has tasks that will stretch and challenge learners and help them build the skills to enable them to feel confidant about English and pass each exam. Each lesson covers issues that are designed to engage and inspire learners and help them to build skills from spelling and grammar, to sentence structures and language techniques used for persuasive writing. Each of my lessons have been tried and tested with my own students and has helped me to improve their skills, confidence and competency within English. See also Functional Skills New Reform 2 for even more lessons
Functional Skills:New Reform: Tattoos
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Functional Skills:New Reform: Tattoos

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This is a fully differentiated lesson looking at our perception of tattoos and the people that have them. The lesson builds both reading and writing skills for the new functional skills level one and two reform
Functional Skills: Grenfell Tower
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Functional Skills: Grenfell Tower

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This is a fully differentiated lesson looking at developing students reading and writing skills for functional skills level one and two. The lesson focuses on the Grenfell Tower fire and enables the class to have a firm understanding between the differences of facts and opinions. All of my lessons are tried and tested. Please see my full bundle for more lessons.
Functional Skills New Reform: 3
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Functional Skills New Reform: 3

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This is a fully differentiated series of lessons helping students to build the skills they need for functional skills level one and level two. All of my lessons have been tried and tested. If you like this resource please check out my shop for more bundles and also free resources.
Functional Skills: Independent Learning Booklet
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Functional Skills: Independent Learning Booklet

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This is a fully differentiated, fifteen-page booklet for functional skills level one and two. This booklet has worked well on an individual basis and has also been successful in whole class teaching. The booklet covers both the reading and writing elements of the functional skills course and builds on some of the most important skills to help learners stretch and challenge themselves to achieve. The booklet also comes with an answer booklet in order to enable students to take control of their own learning and to check their understanding. If you liked this resource, then please check out my shop which is updated each week with lessons and resources for functional skills and GCSE English.
Functional Skills: New Year
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Functional Skills: New Year

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This is a fully differentiated lesson looking at our expectations of New Year Resolutions. The lesson has a strong emphasis on spelling and introduces students to different methods of spelling. The lesson has both a reading and writing focus helping your class to improve and practice a diverse range of techniques. All of my lessons are tried and tested with my own groups. If you like this lesson, please check out one of my bundles or free resources from my shop.
Functional Skills: Writing a Review
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Functional Skills: Writing a Review

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This is a fully differentiated lesson that helps students to understand the key components of the Functional Skills level and level 2 qualification. The lesson helps to build the students’ knowledge of language and hoe to use this effetely to develop an exam-style response.
Functional Skills: Interviews
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Functional Skills: Interviews

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This is a fully differentiated lesson looking at interview technique and expressing a letter of interest. The lesson is not only designed to help build skills towards the functional skills exam but also to improve interview and job seeking skills. The lesson has tasks to assess both the reading and writing elements of the exam. All of my lessons have been tried and tested with my own groups. If you like this lesson then please see the full bundles and free resources available at my shop.
Functional Skills: Knife Crime
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Functional Skills: Knife Crime

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This is a fully differentiated lesson created in line with the new specification framework for Functional Skills level 2. The lesson looks at building reading comprehension skills as well as how to approach letter writing. This is a free lesson that ties in with my other functional skills lessons.
Greta Thunberg Speech Transcript
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Greta Thunberg Speech Transcript

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A transcript from Greta Thunberg’s speech to the UN about climate change. This resources also comes with diferentuated tasks and is a sample from my bundle Functional Skills New Reform 2
Functional Skills New Reform: 4
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Functional Skills New Reform: 4

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This is a collection of lessons that are fully differentiated and planned for the functional skills English qualification. Each lesson has been tried and tested and work well to build the key skills for both the reading and writing exam paper. In addition, the bundle includes links are resources that are helpful towards further and individual study. If you liked this bundle, then please check out my shop for more lessons and resources that are updated each week.
GCSE English Revision: A Tell Tale Heart
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GCSE English Revision: A Tell Tale Heart

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This is a fully differentiated lesson building skills for both AQA and Edexcel GCSE examinations. This resource can be used as a full lesson and also works well for individual work. Each task is scaffolded with activities to guide students though evaluating the writers methods and the significants of punctuation for effect. All of my booklets are tried and tested and also come as part of a GCSE bundle.
Functional Skills New Reform: Black Friday
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Functional Skills New Reform: Black Friday

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This is a fully differentiated lesson looking at building key skills for level one and level two of the new functional skills reform. The lesson focuses on the topic of Black Friday and has will test both reading and writing skills
A Christmas Carol: Booklet
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A Christmas Carol: Booklet

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This is a fully differentiated booklet looking some of the key aspects of A Christmas Carol. The booklet explores several important themes of the story and also includes a creative writing task that guides students to producing their own piece of writing. All of my resources are tried and tested and have helped me with whole classes and also to provide tuition and individual support.
Grammar Worksheet
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Grammar Worksheet

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This is a simple worksheet looking at some of the common grammatical mistakes made in GSCE and Functional skills English
Functional Skills article and speech
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Functional Skills article and speech

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A fully differentiated lesson helping students to approach both the reading and writing components of the functional skills exam. Full lesson complete with mock exam paper
Speech Writing:Functional Skills: New Reform
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Speech Writing:Functional Skills: New Reform

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This is a fully differentiated lesson for the functional skills new reform. The lesson focuses on the activist Greta Thunberg and her speech to the UN. The lesson looks at some of the more advanced techniques used in speech writing. Additionally, the lesson looks at a transcript of the speech and allows the students to analyse this in-depth before going on to produce their own speech. This lesson works well for both functional skills and GCSE English, is well planned and comes with all resources needed.