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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.
Of Mice + Men Resource Unit (Functional Skills): For Special Needs Education

Of Mice + Men Resource Unit (Functional Skills): For Special Needs Education

This series of resources is to be taught while studying ‘Of Mice and Men’. It is designed predominantly for classes in Special Needs schools in the UK. The resources help the pupils prepare for various qualifications. This includes Entry Level English, Functional Skills English and GCSE English Language. In total, there are 11 lessons in the series. Each lesson is differentiated. This means that the lessons are set at EL1, EL2, EL3 and at wither Level 1 Functional Skills or GCSE. There are reading, writing and speaking and listening lessons. Both the writing and speaking and listening lessons can be taught using various marking schemes. These lessons can also be used in main stream education for pupils working either below GCSE level or at a low GCSE level. This bundle includes the resources to be used with Functional Skills English in mind.
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U.W.C Men's Division Bundle (Raising Writing Engagement)

U.W.C Men's Division Bundle (Raising Writing Engagement)

This is The Ultimate Writing Championship! Pupils complete a series of writing challenges that focus on specific skills. Each challenge has a warrior who represents that challenge. To complete the challenge, the pupil has to achieve the challenge target and defeat the warrior. At the end of each unit, they must face the Stage Champion in a battle for the Stage Title. Pupils can also compete for the tag team title, working with friends or with staff support. In these title matches, pupils are assessed on all the skills included in the stage. The Ultimate Writing Championship raising pupils’ engagement when writing. The challenges can be used as part of a literacy hour or as extension work. The writing topics are for you or the pupil to choose. They can therefore be linked to any lesson, therefore promoting literacy across the curriculum. Each challenge has an easy to mark system and each unit has a challenger record for staff and pupils to record their victories. This bargain bundle contains all the Stages of the Men’s Division.
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Roald Dahl's Life And Works Assembly Quiz

Roald Dahl's Life And Works Assembly Quiz

This presentation can be used as an assembly or as a class activity. It can be used to introduce the teaching of any of his novels. It is about his works and his life. Both of these elements are presented in the form of a quiz which can be used as a speaking and listening activity or with the pupils writing the answers. It contains a nice mixture of facts, fun and nonsense.
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Private Peaceful: Chapter 3 Lesson

Private Peaceful: Chapter 3 Lesson

This resource is to be taught with Chapter 3 of Michael Morpurgo’s novel ‘Private Peaceful’. It deals primarily with two topics. These are the character of Grandma Wolf and that of the kids in the story poaching. This resource actually contains enough activities to last for a series of lessons. The teacher can choose which activities they wish their pupils to do in class and can use other activities as homework if they wish. The activities included are used with the following lesson(s) plan: Lesson(s) Plan: • Listen to/read the 3rd Chapter of the novel. • Complete the comprehension challenge about Grandma Wolf. • Take part in a group discussion about whether the kids should poach or not. • Record the opinions of you and your group on this topic. • Take part in a class debate on this topic. • Work on a writing plan for a discursive essay. • Write a discursive essay about whether the kids should poach or not. There is also a sheet which gives pupil some useful language that they can use in discursive writing.
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Of Mice + Men Resource Unit (Functional Skills): For Special Needs Education

Of Mice + Men Resource Unit (Functional Skills): For Special Needs Education

This series of resources is to be taught while studying ‘Of Mice and Men’. It is designed predominantly for classes in Special Needs schools in the UK. The resources help the pupils prepare for various qualifications. This includes Entry Level English, Functional Skills English and GCSE English Language. In total, there are 11 lessons in the series. Each lesson is differentiated. This means that the lessons are set at EL1, EL2, EL3 and at wither Level 1 Functional Skills or GCSE. There are reading, writing and speaking and listening lessons. Both the writing and speaking and listening lessons can be taught using various marking schemes. These lessons can also be used in main stream education for pupils working either below GCSE level or at a low GCSE level. This bundle includes the resources to be used with Functional Skills English in mind.
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Differentiated Literacy Resources For The Whole Autumn Term

Differentiated Literacy Resources For The Whole Autumn Term

This series of literacy resources can be used to teach in the autumn term with a new class. It is suitable for Years 3-6 and for early special needs secondary pupils. This is because the work is heavily differentiated. It includes: Diagnostic resources for assessing pupils’ reading and writing. 4 complete units for the theme of ‘All About Me’. An imaginative writing unit including the short story ‘The New Pupil’. Generic reading questions for both fiction and non-fiction texts that can be used with any text in either a verbal assessment/activity or a written assessment/activity. A selection of engaging short stories with pupil activities that can be used in literacy hours or as extension activities.
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Literacy In Art: Describing An Artist (Literacy Across The Curriculum)

Literacy In Art: Describing An Artist (Literacy Across The Curriculum)

This resource consists of a selection of activities that can be used to help pupils to write an essay about an artist. There is an information gathering exercise which pupils can use to research and learn more about a chosen artist. This is followed by differentiated writing frames that the pupils can complete to create an easy to follow plan for their written text. This frame helps the pupils to structure their texts and includes some vocabulary suggestions (varied sentence openings). Pupils are then asked to use the plan to write their text about an artist. This resource can be used in English or art lessons and is an effective way of promoting literacy across the curriculum.
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Gallipoli Presentation

Gallipoli Presentation

This is a presentation about Gallipoli in World War 1. It can be used as a assembly or to introduce the topic in a history lesson.
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Entry Level 1 Writing Functional Skills English Test - Of Mice + Men

Entry Level 1 Writing Functional Skills English Test - Of Mice + Men

This series of resources is to be taught while studying ‘Of Mice and Men’. It is designed predominantly for classes in Special Needs schools in the UK. The resources help the pupils prepare for various qualifications. This includes Entry Level English, Functional Skills English and GCSE English Language. In total, there are 11 lessons in the series. Each lesson is differentiated. This means that the lessons are set at EL1, EL2, EL3 and at wither Level 1 Functional Skills or GCSE. There are reading, writing and speaking and listening lessons. Both the writing and speaking and listening lessons can be taught using various marking schemes. These lessons can also be used in main stream education for pupils working either below GCSE level or at a low GCSE level. This lesson is to be taught just before George and Lennie get to The Ranch. It prepares the pupils for the Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Writing exam.
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Romeo + Juliet: Functional Skills - Entry Level 3 + Level 1 Writing Activity - Marriage Proposal

Romeo + Juliet: Functional Skills - Entry Level 3 + Level 1 Writing Activity - Marriage Proposal

This resource has two Functional Skills writing tasks. One is for Entry Level 3 and the other for Level 1. These tasks were designed to be used when teaching Romeo + Juliet, but can fit any romantic play/novel/poem. They can also be used as a stand alone resource or as an exam revision activity. We at Engage Education create Functional Skills and Entry Level resources to be taught with GCSE recommended literature.
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English Entry Level/GCSE Writing Exam Revision - Of Mice + Men

English Entry Level/GCSE Writing Exam Revision - Of Mice + Men

This series of resources is to be taught while studying ‘Of Mice and Men’. It is designed predominantly for classes in Special Needs schools in the UK. The resources help the pupils prepare for various qualifications. This includes Entry Level English, Functional Skills English and GCSE English Language. In total, there are 11 lessons in the series. Each lesson is differentiated. This means that the lessons are set at EL1, EL2, EL3 and at wither Level 1 Functional Skills or GCSE. There are reading, writing and speaking and listening lessons. Both the writing and speaking and listening lessons can be taught using various marking schemes. These lessons can also be used in main stream education for pupils working either below GCSE level or at a low GCSE level. This lesson prepares pupils for various English writing exams.
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Private Peaceful: Lesson 2 - Big Joe

Private Peaceful: Lesson 2 - Big Joe

This is the 2nd lesson in the Private Peaceful series and it is to be taught with Chapeter 2: ‘Twenty To Eleven’. It centres on the character of Big Joe. It could be taught as one lesson or as a short series of lessons. It consists of a comprehension exercise, a writing plan, a writing task about Big Joe and an extension activity.
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Kinaesthetic Literacy Resources: Bargain Bundle

Kinaesthetic Literacy Resources: Bargain Bundle

This bargain bundle contains various kinaesthetic literacy games and activities that will reinforce the pupils’ literacy learning while also engaging their interest. They can be used as starters, plenaries or as sensory breaks. Many of these resources can also be used across the whole curriculum. This pack includes: Literacy Penalties Literacy Poker Literacy Lines (Fast paced team game) Literacy Elimination Challenge A set of rules and instructions for all the games.
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The Supply Teacher Survival Pack: English Lessons

The Supply Teacher Survival Pack: English Lessons

This is a selection of resources that can be used in any English/Literacy lesson. Carry a selection of these resources with you and you have a better chance of surviving the most difficult of lessons that you are thrust into. There are differentiated reading and writing activities, some that will engage most pupils. There are also many full units of work so that if you are with the same class for a longer period of time, you have the resources ready to go. This bargain bundle includes: 4 All About Me Units, including differentiated reading texts and comprehension exercises and writing plans and activities. Both full sets of Stage 3 challenges of the Ultimate Writing Championship! All the writing challenges focus on particular literacy skills and the pupils can use them to write about any topic. A very valuable resource. Reading questions that can fit any fiction or non-fiction book. You can therefore use any reading resources, in any classroom and you will have differentiated reading questions ready to give to the pupils. A full imaginative writing unit of work including the short story ‘The New Pupil’ with numerous activities for the pupils to do about it. A booklet containing many engaging short stories with comprehension exercises and other activities to go with each story. You can give these to pupils to work independently or in groups. Or you can read them to the class, engaging them this way before they complete the tasks. Functional Skills reading tips and practice papers. A good resource for teaching basic reading skills. GCSE editing and proof-reading activities. A whole unit of work for the increasingly popular wrestling novel ‘Night Of Warriors’. This is used in a growing number of schools as a reading catch-up resource for use of with small groups. However if you carry a copy of this book with you, reading it to a class is sure to engage many more challenging pupils and you can then use their interest as springboard to their engagement in this unit’s resources.
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All About Me: Unit Of Work

All About Me: Unit Of Work

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.
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All About Me: Unit 3 - Settings In My Life

All About Me: Unit 3 - Settings In My Life

This unit of work is an extension of the ‘All About Me’ theme. It is about settings in your life, which could include places like rooms, parks, settings of clubs or places pupils regularly visit. There are reading, writing and speaking and listening activities in the unit. The reading and writing lessons are differentiated. The lessons in this unit include: Look at pictures of settings and complete tables to describe them. Read about settings from other people’s lives and complete a profile about them. Have a group discussion with other pupils telling them about the setting you have read about and taking notes on the settings they tell you about. Complete a profile about a setting in your life. Write all about this setting. Complete a self-assessment form. Have a group discussion telling other pupils all about your setting and taking notes on what they tell you about their settings. Complete a ‘Settings In My Life’ poster.
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Private Peaceful: Chapter 1 Lesson

Private Peaceful: Chapter 1 Lesson

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.
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Reading For Pleasure Book: Engaging Short Stories With Activities

Reading For Pleasure Book: Engaging Short Stories With Activities

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.
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Entry Level 2 English Functional Skills Revision - Of Mice + Men

Entry Level 2 English Functional Skills Revision - Of Mice + Men

This series of resources is to be taught while studying ‘Of Mice and Men’. It is designed predominantly for classes in Special Needs schools in the UK. The resources help the pupils prepare for various qualifications. This includes Entry Level English, Functional Skills English and GCSE English Language. In total, there are 11 lessons in the series. Each lesson is differentiated. This means that the lessons are set at EL1, EL2, EL3 and at wither Level 1 Functional Skills or GCSE. There are reading, writing and speaking and listening lessons. Both the writing and speaking and listening lessons can be taught using various marking schemes. These lessons can also be used in main stream education for pupils working either below GCSE level or at a low GCSE level. This lesson should be taught after George has had the fight with Curley. It prepares pupils for Functional Skills Entry Level 2 reading exams.
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