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'It is the supreme ART of the teacher to AWAKEN JOY in creative expression and knowledge' A creative and innovative further education Functional Skills and GCSE English Lecturer. Experienced in the delivery of Functional Skills Maths, ICT, Art and Employability.

'It is the supreme ART of the teacher to AWAKEN JOY in creative expression and knowledge' A creative and innovative further education Functional Skills and GCSE English Lecturer. Experienced in the delivery of Functional Skills Maths, ICT, Art and Employability.
Skimming and Scanning Functional Skills English Reading lesson
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Skimming and Scanning Functional Skills English Reading lesson

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Full Lesson with aims and objectives. Covering reading for detail and skimming and scanning techniques. Starter activity included which can be edited to your individual needs: Terms and conditions starter: Give learners the terms to sign and date and give them the corresponding questionnaire. Assess how many learners read what they are signing and use the additional worksheet for those that do. Use as a discussion/icebreaker activity to skimming and scanning and why and how we use the skills in everyday life. PowerPoint: Included activities for the session with a link to a Kahoot as a plenary. The big scan activity can be applied to any texts you want to provide.
Persuasive Writing Structure L1 and L2 Functional Skills
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Persuasive Writing Structure L1 and L2 Functional Skills

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Will need paper/plastic cups for activity. Persuasive writing structure lesson with recap for writing styles and how to answer a writing question in the exam. Breakdown activity on sentence building which learners will apply to a personal profile and then peer assess to develop vocabulary. All worksheets are printable from the PowerPoint.
English. Fact and Opinion
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English. Fact and Opinion

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Fact and Opinion finding worksheet. Using a range of resources from audio/visual to scanning newspapers and articles. Assessment for learning - Learners have to create their own fact or opinion based report based upon their research. (This can be done independently of you can put learners in pairs or groups) I used top gear clips but any can be used (Jeremy Clarkson describing a car)
GCSE English Word class lesson
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GCSE English Word class lesson

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A full powerpoint lesson to revise and recap on word class. Integrated activities to include in descriptive writing with embedded peer assessment and class discussion . To revise relevant knowledge of word classes: nouns / verbs / adjectives / adverbs To practice using word classes and language features (similes / personification / alliteration) To assess relevant knowledge of word classes and language features (AO1)
Connectives and Paragraphs full lesson
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Connectives and Paragraphs full lesson

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Learners will develop the use of connectives creating sentences based on imagery. Equality and Diversity is embedded through stereotyping/prejudice discussion that may arise with imagery. Paragraphs - use of headlines and videos to develop learners use of the burger paragraph and topic sentences.
Writing for purpose
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Writing for purpose

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Writing for purpose research/group work worksheet. Includes ideas and mind mapping on all the different types of purpose of text.
Language Devices poster/display
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Language Devices poster/display

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Language Devices poster/display can be used to go on walls or as a reference in learner books. PDF copy which covers definition, term and example and can be used for Functional Skills English and GCSE English.
DAFOREST
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DAFOREST

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Differentiated DAFOREST activity for E3 and L1 Functional Skills learners. Research activity/independent study in which learners have to find examples of DAFOREST. This can be done: On posters around the college, on videos you have provided or a selection of texts.
DAFOREST Task cards
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DAFOREST Task cards

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A DAFOREST task card that can be cut out and act as an extension or starter activity. This can be applied to any text/reading/visual method.