# L2

Level 2

## Comparing texts - gunpowder plot

Submitted by Sarah Holmes on Wed, 2018-01-03 12:13

#### Resource type: Assessment material, Reading comprehension, Revision material

Aimed at Functional Skills Level 2 learners, this resource is also suitable for the new 9 -1 GCSE requirements (Reading A2 and A3).

It is designed to be done towards the end of a unit on reading skills as it draws together skimming, scanning, information retrieval skills and the ability to collate information.

3 non-fiction texts on the theme of the gunpowder plot are provided along with a worksheet with exam-style reading comprehension questions about the 3 texts.

## New Year 2018

Submitted by Laura Bell on Tue, 2018-01-02 12:49

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

A reading comprehension based on the BBC news website with related writing activities, one at E3 (informal letter) and one at L1-L2 (email).

Editor’s note
There is also some maths thrown in for good measure! A great resource for the start of (spring) term.

## Christmas Day Rail Meal - L1 English Revision Activity

Submitted by Roxy Ball on Tue, 2018-01-02 12:43

#### 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.

## Bringing fractions, decimals, percentages & ratios together

Submitted by Mike Hackman on Sun, 2017-12-17 14:14

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Some real world scenarios given a twist to incorporate fractions, decimals, percentages & ratios.

By the end of the worksheet, students will have a better understanding of when they would use each format in the real world and have developed their critical analysis skills.

Submitted by Marc Stewart on Mon, 2017-12-11 23:33

#### Resource type: Handout or guide, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

This is a short explanation with examples of eight sorts of conjunctive adverb arranged by type. There is an activity to complete, as well as some stretch/research activities for differentiation.

Editor’s note
Fully mapped to L2 Functional English and GCSE English

## House prices - calculate & interpret averages

Submitted by Paul Burnett on Fri, 2017-12-08 21:28

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

I have found that although some learners are able to calculate averages, they often struggle to interpret the results. This resource has been designed with this in mind.

Editor’s note
With answers, plus detailed curriculum mapping for both GCSE and Functional Maths

## Fractions - real world examples

Submitted by Mike Hackman on Fri, 2017-12-08 13:30

#### Resource type: Revision material, Warm-up, Worksheet or assignment

My class of adult learners were struggling to associate fractions with real world scenarios so I created this worksheet based on honest situations.
The questions are diverse in difficulty from Entry level 2 to Level 2 making it a good worksheet as a starter or revision.
Editor’s note

## Sports Funding and Brexit - although, despite, however

Submitted by Eleanor Kliffen on Mon, 2017-12-04 15:23

#### Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

This resource is aimed at high E3, L1 and L2 ESOL learners who make mistakes when using conjunctions, prepositions and adverbs in their writing to express contrast. There are seven speaking, reading and writing tasks in all.

Learners start by discussing issues around sports funding, before reading Text A, which is adapted from an article published in 2016, following the Brexit vote. There are five comprehension questions.

## How to write a formal letter or email - templates

Submitted by Leigh Johnson on Thu, 2017-11-16 17:02

#### Level: L1, L2

How to format and plan a formal letter or email for English functional skills.
Word document / template.

Editor’s note
Two very useful editable Word documents – one for a letter, one for an email.
[5/12/17] Minor edits to the formal letter template

## Armistice day - Tower of London Poppies

Submitted by Geraldine Cruse on Thu, 2017-11-09 17:16

#### Resource type: Informative presentation

A picture PPT first used to introduce the 2014 L1-2 Blood Swept Lands L1-2 Functional Maths tasks (see link below).
A great discussion prompt that can also be used or adapted to introduce any Remembrance Day activities.

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