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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.
Calculating Gradient
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Calculating Gradient

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Really good resource to use when teaching gradient to learners. My learners have found this really beneficial and has helped them to calculate gradient using the formulas and examples provided. Worksheets can be found online for free. Please leave feedback if you do use it.
Different types of text
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Different types of text

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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!
Driving
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Driving

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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.
Positive and Negative Numbers in Practical contexts
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Positive and Negative Numbers in Practical contexts

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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.
Different types of text
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Different types of text

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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
Tourettes
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Tourettes

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This PowerPoint explains simply what Tourettes is and how it can affect someone, good resource to use to help learners have an understanding.
Body Language at Interview
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Body Language at Interview

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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.
Work Placement
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Work Placement

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Explains to learners why work placement is so important to get ahead in the employment game, includes activities for the learners to complete, including creating a CV and cover letter.
Planning for writing
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Planning for writing

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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.
E-Safety
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E-Safety

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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.
Converting fractions and decimals
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Converting fractions and decimals

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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.
Punctuation
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Punctuation

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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.
Circumference
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Circumference

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Great PowerPoint to use when teaching students how to work out the circumference of a circle. Gives information in simple terms so learners can easily understand it.
Measuring area and perimeter
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Measuring area and perimeter

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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.
Understanding Instructions
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Understanding Instructions

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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.
Fundamental British Values Introduction
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Fundamental British Values Introduction

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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.
Example of a CV
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Example of a CV

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For learners who struggle with the formatting of a CV, this clear and concise CV will help them so they only have to fill in the blanks. There are some notes to help them on their way to creating a successful CV.
Back to Basics- Maths
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Back to Basics- Maths

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This simple presentation allows you to go back through addition of 3 digit numbers, it explains the unit value of each digit in a number and how to add and carry numbers over. Useful resource to go over simple numbers.
Ratio
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Ratio

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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.