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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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: Football (VAR)
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Functional Skills: Football (VAR)

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This is a fully differentiated lesson created for learners studying functional skills level 1 and level 2. The theme of the lesson is the controversy surrounding Video Assisted Referees which is a great topic if you are struggling to engage your learners. The lesson has been broken down to help support learners to improve their reading and writing skills. The lesson has modelled examples to help students to improve work and to see what a strong example looks like. In addition, the lesson has additional links for revision which can be very important for independent learning. All of my lessons are tried and tested with my own groups. If you liked this, then please check out my shop for more lessons and resources uploaded each week.
Othello Act Four-Roderigo
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Othello Act Four-Roderigo

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This is a fully differentiated lesson looking at the character of Roderigo and his character’s development throughout the play. The lesson looks at key scenes within act four and helps learners to apply their understanding to an exam question. The lesson has opportunities for AFL and a model example. This lesson can be taught both online or face-to-face and has been tried and tested with my own groups. If you liked this lesson, then please check out my shop for more lessons and resources uploaded each week.
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: 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.
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: tone
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Functional Skills: New Reform: tone

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This is a fully differentiated lesson planned for the new functional skills reform for level one and level two. The lesson helps students to recall the key language techniques needed in their writing and how to adapt tone to different audiences. Students will then be given an opportunity to consolidate their learning with an exam-style question.
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: Gaming
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Functional skills: Gaming

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This is a fully differentiated lesson for learners studying Functional Skills English. The lesson has been designed to help build learners confidence on the writing element of the course. The lesson is scaffolded to support learners to plan and write their own exam-style response. The theme of the lesson is gaming but offers alternative topics should the learners want to write about something else. This lesson requires no printing and is ideal for distance learning. All of my lessons have been tried and tested with my own students If you liked this lesson, then please check out my shop for more lessons and resources added each week.
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:Reading test-Gaming
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Functional Skills:Reading test-Gaming

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This is a free reading test for learners studying Functional Skills English and is suitable for learners from E1-level 2. The test helps to assess the learner’s ability to pick out key information from a text and apply it to specific questions. This has been taken from my lesson: Functional Skills: Gaming 2. Please visit my shop for the full lesson and more resources uploaded each week.
Functional Skills: Independent Learning
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Functional Skills: Independent Learning

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This bundle contains two fully differentiated booklets for functional skills English. The booklets have been developed to help and support students from E3-level 2 and helps to build skills in both reading and writing. All of my lessons have been tried and tested, and if you liked these; please check out my shop for more content which is updated each week.
The Graveyard Book: Paper 1 Revision
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The Graveyard Book: Paper 1 Revision

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This is a fully differentiated guide to building skills for the paper one GCSE exam. All of my resources have been tried and tested, and work well as a full lesson or one-to-one support. This resource is also part of a bundle and has helped my students to prepare for their exams. The resource includes a link to the text.
Functional Skills: Black Lives Matter
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Functional Skills: Black Lives Matter

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This is a fully differentiated lesson that is appropriate for learners studying both Functional Skill and GCSE English. The lesson uses sources from the recent Black Lives Matter protests in the UK to help learners understand the British Values. The lesson is ideal for learners who need to improve both their reading and writing skills as the lesson has many opportunities for ALF. All of my lessons have been tried and tested with my own groups. If you liked this resource, then please check out my shop for more lessons and resources that are updated each week.