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We supply engaging and practical educational resources across a variety of settings. On our experienced team we have Primary teachers, Secondary teachers, TEFL teachers, Senior Management and Specialist Leaders of Education. Together, we aim to spread our knowledge and enthusiasm to other professionals and pupils around the world.

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We supply engaging and practical educational resources across a variety of settings. On our experienced team we have Primary teachers, Secondary teachers, TEFL teachers, Senior Management and Specialist Leaders of Education. Together, we aim to spread our knowledge and enthusiasm to other professionals and pupils around the world.
Functional Skills English Reading: Level 1 - Halloween
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Functional Skills English Reading: Level 1 - Halloween

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This resource consists of a Functional Skills Level 1 reading text with comprehension questions. The text is a magazine article which discusses the question of whether Halloween is the best celebration or not. It presents different viewpoints on the issue and its own opinion. This reading text can lead to the pupils having a discussion on the same topic using our Functional Skills speaking and listening resource that presents this discussion and gives guidance for staff on how to assess the pupils. Please check out our other Functional Skills English Halloween resources that range from Entry Level 1 to Level 1. We have a range of resources for reading, writing and speaking + listening activities.
Functional Skills English - Entry Level 1 Bundle
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Functional Skills English - Entry Level 1 Bundle

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This bundle contains a collection of resources to help pupils prepare for Entry Level 1 English Functional Skills examinations. It includes reading, writing and speaking and listening activities and practice exam papers.
Reading For Pleasure Book: Engaging Short Stories With Activities
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Reading For Pleasure Book: Engaging Short Stories With Activities

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This book contains 13 short stories with activities for each story. The stories selected have been chosen for their humour and because they are known to engage the interest of a wide variety of pupils. There are 73 pages in this book. Each story can be taught individually, they can be used as extension work or they can be used effectively as homework.
Fantastic Mr Fox: Chapter 1 Lesson - Describing The Farmers
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Fantastic Mr Fox: Chapter 1 Lesson - Describing The Farmers

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This lesson is the first in a series of lessons for the Roald Dahl novel ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’. It has a variety of tasks, leading towards the pupils writing about the farmers. There are visual writing help sheets for pupils who require more support and a challenging extension activity that is aimed at building the pupils vocabulary.
Functional Skills English: Christmas Bundle (Entry Level 1 to Level 1)
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Functional Skills English: Christmas Bundle (Entry Level 1 to Level 1)

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This bundle consists of Functional Skills English resources linked to the theme of Christmas. In this bundle, there are reading, writing and speaking + listening resources for Entry Level 1, Entry Level 2, Entry Level 3 and Level 1 Functional Skills. It includes: 9 reading texts with comprehension questions 10 speaking + listening activities 13 writing activities The Christmas themes and activities are engaging, making the functional fun. The resources can be used as stand-alone activities, exam revision, homework or for pupil assessment.
All About Me: Unit Of Work
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All About Me: Unit Of Work

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This unit contains a series of lessons for an ‘All About Me’ topic. It includes reading, writing and speaking and listening. The writing lessons are differentiated with higher level planning sheets and writing support sheets. The lessons in the unit include: Read about other people and complete a profile about them. Have a group discussion with other pupils telling them about the person you have read about and taking notes on the people they tell you about. Complete a profile about yourself. Write all about yourself. Have a group discussion telling other pupils all about you and taking notes on what they tell you about themselves. Complete an ‘All About Me’ poster.
Generic Fiction Reading Questions For Any Book
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Generic Fiction Reading Questions For Any Book

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A selection of reading questions that will fit any fiction book or story. There are 4 stages of difficulty for each question so they can be used as an assessment tool. They can also be used effectively in a reading session meaning that pupils have a greater choice of reading materials since you will not have to prepare different tasks on every possible book they may wish to read. They can be answered on paper by the pupil or be asked verbally by any member of staff or by parents/carers at home. Inference questions are included.
Functional Skills English Writing: Entry Level 3 + Level 1: Halloween
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Functional Skills English Writing: Entry Level 3 + Level 1: Halloween

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This resource contains two functional skills writing activities with instructions for the pupils to follow. The tasks could be used for either Entry Level 3 or Level 1 with the pupils’ outcome determining their level. You could ask the pupils to plan their work before writing if you wish. The first text asks pupils to write a letter applying for permission to use the Spooktacular Ballroom as the venue for a Halloween Party that they are hosting. In the second task, pupils become magazine writers. They are asked to review a Halloween party that they have attended for their magazine. We at Engage Education believe in making functional fun. Please check out our other Functional Skills English resources.
Halloween GCSE English Language: The Haunted House Text
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Halloween GCSE English Language: The Haunted House Text

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This text has been specifically designed for pupils to use when learning how to pick out literary techniques used by writers and for them to explain why the writer has used these examples that they have picked out. The text is about a person entering a haunted house. It is best used with our other resources on Writer’s Techniques which are also available on this site.
Functional Skills English: Halloween Bundle
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Functional Skills English: Halloween Bundle

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This bundle consists of Functional Skills English resources linked to the theme of Halloween. In this bundle, there are reading, writing and speaking + listening units for Entry Level 1, Entry Level 2, Entry Level 3 and Level 1 Functional Skills. The Halloween themes and activities are engaging, making the functional fun. The resources can be used as stand-alone activities, exam revision or for pupil assessment.
Christmas: Functional Skills English Reading - Level 1 (Is Christmas Too Commercialised?)
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Christmas: Functional Skills English Reading - Level 1 (Is Christmas Too Commercialised?)

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This resource consists of a Functional Skills Level 1 reading text with comprehension questions. The text is an article which discusses the question of whether Christmas is too commercialised or not. It presents different viewpoints on the issue and the writer’s own opinion. This reading text can lead to the pupils having a discussion on the same topic using our Functional Skills speaking and listening resource that presents this discussion and gives guidance for staff on how to assess the pupils. Please check out our other Functional Skills English Christmas resources that range from Entry Level 1 to Level 1. We have a range of resources for reading, writing and speaking + listening activities.
Christmas: Functional Skills English Reading - Entry Level 2
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Christmas: Functional Skills English Reading - Entry Level 2

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This is an Entry Level 2 Functional Skills English reading resource. It consists of 3 non-fiction reading texts with comprehension questions. The first text gives advice on how to decorate a Christmas tree, the second is an advertisement for a Christmas sale in a shop and the third is an informative text about Christmas dinner around the world. These texts can be used as class activities, exam revision or as homework. Please look for our other Functional Skills Christmas resources.
Private Peaceful - Chapter 5 Lesson (Worksheets and Powerpoint Presentation)
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Private Peaceful - Chapter 5 Lesson (Worksheets and Powerpoint Presentation)

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This resource is designed to be used with Chapter 5 of the novel Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo. This chapter is titled ‘Twenty-Four Minutes Past Twelve’. The main events of this chapter include the discovery of Charlie and Molly’s secret relationship and The Colonel shooting Bertha. It contains a powerpoint presentation that is used to recap on the novel’s previous chapters, to check the pupils’ comprehension of this chapter and to generate a discussion on the different character’s thoughts and opinions on the main events of this chapter. This resource also includes some worksheets. These contain a lesson(s) plan, 2 activities and some extension work. The first activity asks pupils to write their own opinion of the events of the chapter. The second asks them to write a text describing how they think various characters feel about the chapter’s events. The extension work presents the pupils with a letter from Charlie to Molly which they have to correct and improve by adding adjectives. This resource should take at least two lessons to complete, but it could be used for more depending on how much time you allow for the discussions. The extension work could also be used as a whole class activity or as homework.
Halloween Functional Skills English Level 1: Speaking + Listening Discussion
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Halloween Functional Skills English Level 1: Speaking + Listening Discussion

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This resource consists of a revision exercise for a Functional Skills Level 1 assessment. It is for staff use, providing a topic for a discussion and a checklist to assess whether pupils have passed the test or not. Although this assessment follows the theme of Halloween, it can easily be edited for any topic and used multiple times. There are two pages for this resource, one for teachers to assess multiple pupils and one for assessing one pupil which can be placed in this pupil’s file. Please look at our other Functional Skills Halloween resources ranging from Entry Level 1 to Level 1 and including reading, writing and speaking and listening activities.
Private Peaceful: Chapter 1 Lesson
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Private Peaceful: Chapter 1 Lesson

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This resource contains a selection of activities to be used after teaching the 1st Chapter of Michael Morpurgo’s ‘Private Peaceful’. It contains comprehension tasks, tasks where pupils are asked their opinion and task which asks pupils to write an imaginative response to the novel.
Writing In Sentences: Punctuation + Language (Homework + Extension Work)
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Writing In Sentences: Punctuation + Language (Homework + Extension Work)

11 Resources
This is a series of resources that help pupils develop their initial writing skills. It begins with pupils writing simple sentences which include capital letters and full stops and leads to them writing full independent paragraphs using higher level language and punctuation. These resources can be used as class activities, as extension work or as homework. The resources include activities dealing with: Writing 1 simple sentence Writing 2 simple sentences Writing multiple sentences Writing a paragraph Capital letters Full stops Question marks Exclamation marks Commas in a list Punctuating speech Using ‘and’ Using ‘but’ ‘and’ v ‘but’ Using ‘when’ Using ‘because’ Using ‘so’ Using adjectives Using adverbs Nouns Using varied sentence openings Many of the resources in this bundle have more than one download included.
Christmas: Functional Skills English Reading - Entry Level 1
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Christmas: Functional Skills English Reading - Entry Level 1

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This is an Entry Level 1 Functional Skills reading activity related to Christmas. It consists of 3 reading texts with comprehension questions. The first text gives advice on how to make Christmas dinner. The second text is an advertisement for Santa’s grotto. The final text is a kid’s demanding letter to Santa The texts and questions are used to help the students improve their Functional Skills reading. It can be used as a class whole lesson activity, homework and is ideal for exam revision.