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I'm a functional skills English and maths tutor for 16-19 year old construction students. I provide resources for learners from e2-l2, although this can be used with secondary school learners.

I'm a functional skills English and maths tutor for 16-19 year old construction students. I provide resources for learners from e2-l2, although this can be used with secondary school learners.
Different types of text

Different types of text

For learners to identify the different types of text that they can come across, each type of text has questions on the bottom for learners to answer. This resource also enables learners to identify the key features of text that shows what type of text they are including headlines, links, as well as the language that can be used. This worksheet can be used to challenge higher level learners as you are able to add additional questions to these, getting them to highlight parts of the text and use the correct terminology for these so if there are any lists of three etc. Really effective worksheet!
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Driving

Driving

For learners who are thinking about learning to drive, this fun, interactive presentation helps learners understand the different road signs they will need to know. The worksheet is a matching game involving different facts with reaction times. The answer sheet is also attached.
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Different types of text

Different types of text

Great presentation to teach learners about the different types of text we use in everyday life, includes formal and informal language as well as informative, descriptive, instructive etc can be used as an introduction to the topic of writing text
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Positive and Negative Numbers in Practical contexts

Positive and Negative Numbers in Practical contexts

This PowerPoint and worksheet enables learners to gain an understanding and practice using positive and negative numbers in practical contexts, this is mainly used for temperature as this is the easiest way to teach learners about this.
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Planning for writing

Planning for writing

This presentation explains to learners how they can plan their writing, includes different methods they might want to use, also has an activity at the end for the learners to practice their planning methods.
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Health and Safety

Health and Safety

Need your learners to understand the importance of health and safety? This presentation with handouts will help, it is a fun and interactive presentation which can be implemented with the use of a SMART board as learners can come and circle their answers. Extension activities are included in the presentation.
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Tourettes

Tourettes

This PowerPoint explains simply what Tourettes is and how it can affect someone, good resource to use to help learners have an understanding.
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E-Safety

E-Safety

A variety of presentations detailing what E-Safety is, how we communicate online as well as the different ratings for games and game descriptors. Each presentation includes activities that the learners can complete. Can be changed and adapted depending on the needs of the learners.
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Ratio

Ratio

Get your learners to understand ratio with this simple PowerPoint and worksheet. Get students moving around the class to complete the ratio, this can also be linked to Tally charts.
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Converting fractions and decimals

Converting fractions and decimals

Fun interactive presentation explaining how to convert fractions and decimals, includes explanation for each as well practice activities that can be done as a class.
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Fractions of whole numbers

Fractions of whole numbers

Colourful presentation explaining how to work out the fraction of a whole number. Includes a practice activity that can be done as a whole class or independently to help learners practice doing the sums
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Dress code for interview

Dress code for interview

It can be hard to know what to wear for an interview, so to help learners this fun interactive presentation will help explain this to them. Includes a video clip to help them understand what is appropriate and what is not as well an activity for them to complete independently or as a class.
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Plenary Activity

Plenary Activity

Find out how confident your learners are with the objectives you have set by giving them this simple handout. You can the review it at your own leisure and see how they feel and if you need to recover your objectives.
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Fundamental British Values Introduction

Fundamental British Values Introduction

Great way to introduce learners to the fundamental British values, with a brief description on rule of law, individual liberty, democracy and mutual respect for others. Brief introduction prior to delving into each area. After the presentation is complete get the learners to complete the handout at the end of the session to see how much they have retained, or use it as a starter for the next lesson.
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Measuring area and perimeter

Measuring area and perimeter

Fun interactive presentation to teach about area and perimeter, plenty of small activities that can be done in groups or as a whole class. Worked really well with my construction learners.
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Body Language at Interview

Body Language at Interview

Presentation to demonstrate how body language is important within an interview. Fun and interactive with a YouTube clip demonstrating how to do it properly. Really good to show non-verbal communication.
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Punctuation

Punctuation

Great resources to help learners understand where punctuation should be used. The pre-prepared writing is construction based but can be adapted to meet the needs of your learners, alternatively get them to create a story about any topic they want including the punctuation they need. The worksheet has gaps for them to fill in, this can be done as plenary or starter activity the next lesson.
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Simple Tenses

Simple Tenses

A fun and interactive lesson to do with all age groups. The Presentation includes all the verbs to do the bingo game with, the bingo game allows learners to see the verb and to work out the simple past, simple present and simple future tense and cross these out when they find them. The worksheet includes 2 different worksheets, 1 for lower level learners where the past, present and future tenses are easy to recognise and to complete, whereas the 2nd one is for higher level learners who need to change the spelling of the word in order to gain the past, present or future tense of the verb.
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Understanding Instructions

Understanding Instructions

Two activities provided one for higher level learners and one for lower level learners to understand how instructions should be laid out and how to predict the order it should go in. All you have to do is print and cut up for learners to then put the instructions in the correct order. This activity works really well for all learners and can be followed on with a task of writing their own instructions for either a hobby they do, a recipe they know how to make or even how to build something.
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Converting to percentages

Converting to percentages

Simple and easy to use presentation to convert fractions and decimals to percentages. Explains when we use percentages, includes practice activities get the learners thinking.
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