# L2

Level 2

## Magic Formulas

Submitted by Marc Stewart on Mon, 2018-02-26 15:32

#### Resource type: Revision material

This is a handout for Functional Skills L1/L2 which talks about formulas, substitution and BODMAS (BIDMAS).

“Editor’s note*
It includes worked examples from past papers and useful tips and hints. Fully mapped to L2 FM and GCSE Maths 1-5

## Goose Fair - L1-2 Functional English tasks

Submitted by Roxy Ball on Thu, 2018-02-08 20:22

#### 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.

## Fraction Decimal Percentage Ratio - visual templates

Submitted by June Hawley on Sat, 2018-01-27 17:34

#### Level: L1, L2

Simple yet very useful and effective templates for depicting and/or visualising fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios.

## Features of persuasive texts

Submitted by Sarah Penneck on Thu, 2018-01-25 22:10

#### Resource type: Cut and stick, Reading comprehension

I created this activity for my ESOL students but it would also work well for Functional English.
The idea is taken from Laura Jeffrey Kiiza’s text types mind map drag and drop activity (L1) – see link below under See also.

Students first use Laura’s drag and drop activity on the computer (this covers both persuasive and instructive texts).
I then gave them the features of persuasive texts (see page 1 of resource) which they cut up and stick on the text on page 2 (or they could simply annotate the text using colo

## Independent events - L2 Probability

Submitted by Nick Worsley on Wed, 2018-01-24 21:50

#### Level: L2, GCSE L1-5

Straightforward probability questions for L2 Functional Maths (dice, playing cards, socks, pens, etc.). Includes useful practice with simplifying fractions.
Plus an interesting extension question.

## ICT (ITQ) Microsoft Word Task Sheet

Submitted by Mike Hackman on Sat, 2018-01-20 19:29

#### Resource type: ICT task sheet

An exercise in Microsoft Word built around the content of a HR article from:
https://www.consultancy.uk/services/hr-consulting

Editor’s note
Three separate step by step activities cover paragraph formatting, working with tables, and pictures/objects.

## Word Wheel Template (editable)

Submitted by Marc Stewart on Mon, 2018-01-08 21:56

#### Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

This is a basic editable word wheel which you can print, cut out and attach together with a brass paper fastener.
Learners can concentrate on one word at a time. Word wheels can be used for building vocabulary, spelling practice and much more. Suitable for all levels of Functional Skills and ESOL.
Instructions and ideas are included within the PPT.

## Fatal Affraction

Submitted by Marc Stewart on Sun, 2018-01-07 18:21

#### Level: L1, L2, GCSE L1-5

This is a set of worksheets in a MS Excel workbook that deals with fractions. – Sheet one: a set of pictures (pie charts) that shows fractions from halves to tenths – Sheet two: equivalent fractions with two pie charts, learners can input fractions and see if they are equivalent by looking at the shape of the pie charts – Sheet three: starting to look at fractions being equivalent to decimals with two pie charts one for fractions and one for decimals – Sheet four: a ‘playground’ for learners to input various fracti

## Find the /f/ sounds

Submitted by Marc Stewart on Sun, 2018-01-07 14:59

#### Level: E3, L1, L2, GCSE L1-5

This is a spelling/phonetics resource that could be used as a starter, differentiated activity or filler. Learners colour in the squares where the words have an /f/ sound, these words are hidden with words that are ‘gh’ but aren’t pronounced /f/. When completed the grid shows a smiley face. There are a few trap words in here which can be used for dictionary or internet search practice.

## Formal and informal writing

Submitted by Marc Stewart on Wed, 2018-01-03 22:24

#### Level: L1, L2, GCSE L1-5

A set of two exercises (one vocabulary exercise, then a directed writing exercise) plus an extension (fun exercise where learners use the ‘wrong’ register to write a text) to learn about formal and informal language in English.

Editor’s note