AFOREST

A resource that uses the AFOREST acronym (or similar ones such as I HAD A FOREST) and focuses on language techniques / persuasive devices. Alliteration Fact Opinion Rhetorical Question Emotive Language Statistics Triplets

Goose Fair - L1-2 Functional English tasks

Submitted by Roxy Ball on Thu, 2018-02-08 19:22

Literacy: General literacy / English, Functional English - reading, Reading: text focus (comprehension), Writing: text focus (composition), Functional English - writing

Free tags: AFOREST

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Reading and writing tasks based on an over-the-top article about a new ride at Nottingham’s annual Goose Fair.
The emphasis is on language features ( I HAD A FOREST) and persuasive writing but many aspects of L1-2 reading and writing are covered.

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L2.5, Wt/L2.6, Functional English - writing

Free tags: AFOREST, Christmas

Context: News, Politics &Government items, Voluntary & Charity

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Revision material, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

A revision activity for Level 1 Functional Skills English reading and writing.

Editor’s note
Reading questions cover all aspects of the FS criteria. The writing activity (formal letter) stresses the use of persuasive techniques and is ideal for both Level 1 and Level 2. It includes a useful writing checklist.

Sunny Estate Agents - Persuasive Writing Task

Submitted by Narinder Kallay on Sun, 2017-05-07 08:08

Literacy: Functional English - reading, GCSE A5, Functional English - writing

Free tags: AFOREST

Level: L2, GCSE L1-5

Resource type: Sort or match cards, Writing prompts

This resource is a writing task which asks the learners to use relevant literary devices (languages features) to compose a ‘For Sale’ ad for a house.

Prior to commencing the task, the learners are made aware of the following devices using a card match activity:

  • Flattery
  • Opinion
  • Hyperbole
  • Personal Pronouns
  • Imperative Command
  • Triples
  • Emotive Language
  • Statistics and Figures
  • Rhetorical Questions
  • Repetition

Writing for impact GCSE 9-1

Submitted by Suz Groves on Fri, 2017-03-31 16:22

Literacy: Functional Skills English, GCSE A5

Free tags: AFOREST

Level: L2, GCSE L1-5

Resource type: Informative presentation, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

A resource suitable for GCSE or Functional Skills English (L2) that uses an image of an old lady as the basis of a series of activities for students to learn/embed the following:

  • To understand how to quickly plan a piece of writing,
  • To consider genre, audience, purpose, tone and use language devices
  • To improve the impact of the writing.

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