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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.

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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.
Vocabulary building and connectives FULL LESSON
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Vocabulary building and connectives FULL LESSON

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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.
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.
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.
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)
Functional Skills English E2-L2 Condfidence chart for each topic
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Functional Skills English E2-L2 Condfidence chart for each topic

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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.