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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.
Functional Skills Bias, tone and inference full lesson.

Functional Skills Bias, tone and inference full lesson.

Full differentiated lesson. Interactive crime scene activity with resources, tone music activity and finding bias in the media. Separate worksheets for entry level, level 1 and level 2 learners. Texts provided from two different sources for Level 2 learners to compare: Daily Mail and The Guardian.
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Employability Units - Preparing for an interview and mock interviews FULL Lesson and booklets

Employability Units - Preparing for an interview and mock interviews FULL Lesson and booklets

Full lesson including 2 PPTs and an employability booklet Learners will develop good basic communication skills needed for an interview. Identify job role for which to prepare for mock interview. Research: the company its values its impact on the community the job role.   Prepare answers to a given set of questions that are likely to be asked at interview.   Prepare questions to ask in the interview based on research.   Describe different interview techniques.   Describe how to seek clarity from the interviewer about questions asked.   Collate any documents that may be asked for at interview.   Describe the route and means of transport to take to attend the interview on time.
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Employability Units-Investigating work and training opportunities FULL LESSON and Booklet

Employability Units-Investigating work and training opportunities FULL LESSON and Booklet

Full Lesson and Employability Booklet Aim:Investigating Work, Learning and Training Opportunities Learners will gain an understanding of local labour markets and the jobs available in their region. Identify three different jobs available in the local area in sport/leisure. Produce a list of at least two different skills required for each of the jobs in the selected category. Identify two jobs that would be available in the region but are not available locally. Identify from local research at least one category of work that is advertising vacancies and state two of the jobs available in it.
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Employability Units- Social Networking

Employability Units- Social Networking

Powerpoint lesson and skills booklet included Objectives: Identify one way in which a CV can be supplemented by a social networking activity. Discuss how at least one of the following can be used to support a CV: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ Identify one reason why it is important to produce error free text when using social media to promote him/herself. Examine one way in which employers use social media to match job vacancies with those people searching for work. .
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Employability Unit - Personal Action planning, lesson and work booklet.

Employability Unit - Personal Action planning, lesson and work booklet.

Full lesson powerpoint and Employability Booklet Lesson Aim: Provide learners with the tools to be able to plan how to develop strengths and weaknesses through setting SMART targets. Objectives: Identify own performance across skills and/or qualities identifying strengths and weaknesses Prioritise two areas for improvement Produce an action plan for both targets including information on the action required and the review date Review the action plan after the deadline dates
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Employability Unit: Making Informed Career Choices Full lesson and booklet

Employability Unit: Making Informed Career Choices Full lesson and booklet

Full Lesson on working Employability Booklet Aim: To provide the learner with the ability search for and identify potential job roles which are based on their skills and abilities. The learners will also be introduced to the key elements of job adverts. Objectives: Identify own requirements and skills. Identify job vacancies that meet own requirement and skills. Identify how to sign up to different organisations’ job alert systems. Identify different sources of information to find out about jobs. Use sources of information to find key facts about different jobs. Identify different types of employment and training opportunities. Describe the key features of a job advert.
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Employability Units-Making informed Career Choices Full Booklet

Employability Units-Making informed Career Choices Full Booklet

Employability booklet and powerpoint guide Aim:Using skills developed in previous sessions learners will undertake independent learning by carrying out a research activity to begin to focus their career goals. Produce a basic personal careers action plan for the selected career which includes targets, action points and review dates. Identify three sources of career information or advice. Use the sources to identify three appropriate careers. Report on the basic requirements of one of the selected careers using the headings: qualifications, training, skills and experience.
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Employability Units- Building a CV Full lesson and employability work booklets

Employability Units- Building a CV Full lesson and employability work booklets

Full lesson powerpoint and work booklet Aim:Introduce/refresh learners on the purpose of a CV and its value when applying for jobs. This session is an introductory session into CVs so that learners are able to gain an understanding of the document before creating one or refreshing their own. Examine what a CV is. Identify when a CV should be used. Identify features that makes a CV effective. Examine reasons why an accurate CV can be valuable to its writer . Examine reasons why an accurate CV can be valuable to an employer, education or training establishment.
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Employability Unit-Rights and Responsibilities Full lesson and booklet

Employability Unit-Rights and Responsibilities Full lesson and booklet

Full Lesson, Quiz and Employability Booklet Aim: Rights and Responsibilities in the Workplace Provide learners with basic knowledge of their rights and responsibilities in the workplace. Identify employee rights in the workplace. Objectives: Identify employee responsibilities in the workplace. Examine the Data Protection Act. Identify employer responsibilities in the workplace. State why the rights of others should be respected. Identify sources of help within the workplace
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Writing for purpose

Writing for purpose

Writing for purpose research/group work worksheet. Includes ideas and mind mapping on all the different types of purpose of text.
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SPaG Research,Review and target booklet

SPaG Research,Review and target booklet

SPaG booklet with QR code link to the BBC bitesize learning for spelling, punctuation and grammar. Learners must work through the tasks and complete the quiz for each topic recording their score in the coloured box. They must then write a recap of what they have learnt and demonstrate this within a piece of writing. Making improvements self/tutor assessment sheet also included.
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Functional Skills English E2-L2 Condfidence chart for each topic

Functional Skills English E2-L2 Condfidence chart for each topic

Confidence charts for Entry Level 2 - Level 2 that are individualised by topic. I stick one at the front of each learners book and before we start a topic they rate their individual confidence with a number out of 10. At the end of the deliery of the topic the learners rate themselves again.
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GCSE Descriptive writing picture resoures

GCSE Descriptive writing picture resoures

Picture activity to build up vocabulary for describing an image. Each learner will get a section of a picture and write a short description. As a group all learners will piece together the images to make a complete image and share and discuss their descriptive sentences.
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GCSE English Word class lesson

GCSE English Word class lesson

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)
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A day in the life of Comic strip and free writing activity

A day in the life of Comic strip and free writing activity

A day in the life at ... Is a college/school based activity book in which learners will create a comic strip as a story board for their day. Learners will then be prompted to create a piece of writing based on the comic strip - self assessment forms included for teachers to provide formative feedback.
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Vocabulary building and connectives FULL LESSON

Vocabulary building and connectives FULL LESSON

Lesson which helps to build ambitious vocabulary with learners and challenges them to use connectives in their writing. Prompting them to create sentences and use connectives to expand - all through the use of visual imagery.
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