Rt/E3.2

Recognise the different purposes of texts at this level (a) Understand that different texts have different purposes, e.g. to inform, explain, instruct, entertain, describe, persuade (b) Understand that texts of the same form can have different purposes, e.g. a letter (c) Understand that lexis varies according to register

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.2, Rt/E3.5, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8

Free tags: Shrove Tuesday

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3

Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

A rigorous and fully mapped reading assessment with mark sheet. Can also of course be used for normal classwork , revision, homework or private study. Ideal for Pancake day but could be used any time of year.

Based on an article on Pancake Day events in a recent edition of the Evening Standard. Includes restaurants, pancake races, charity events and competitions.

Text types matching game

Submitted by Amanda Kelly on Thu, 2013-10-10 08:53

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E3.2, Rt/L1.2, Rt/L2.2

Resource type: Sort or match cards, Warm-up

Level: E3, L1, L2

Cards which can be used as a plenary or warm up to match definitions and features to types of text.
Editor’s note
With Functional English mapping

Purpose of text card game

Submitted by Jan Long on Fri, 2012-09-28 15:22

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E3.2, Rt/L1.2, Rt/L2.2

Resource type: Game

Level: E3, L1, L2

A useful game I created to help my students understand and recognise different types of documents. It is particularly useful as a plenary. I first used it several years ago in an observed lesson, and the game was highly complimented!

Editor’s note
With extensive instructions, differentiation ideas and full Functional English mapping.

Fantasy job lesson plan

Submitted by Philip Hinchcliffe on Sat, 2009-09-19 16:25

Literacy: Rt/E3.2, Rt/L1.2, Wt/E3.1, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L1.5

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Lesson plan

Fantasy job lesson plan is a step by step detailed plan based on Jane Harbord’s popular Fantasy Job Project resource submitted in 2008 (see below). Gets students looking at job adverts and discussing what is required by employers. Great for general literacy classes or employment skills groups.

Fantasy job project

Submitted by Jane Harbord on Sun, 2008-03-09 15:53

Literacy: Rt/E3.2, Rt/L1.2, Wt/E3.1, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L1.5

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Writing prompts

Fantasy job project is a great way to get student looking at job adverts and discussing what is required by employers. This scaffolded writing task lists points for students to consider before planning A3 job adverts/posters. First used with New Deal students.

Be my Valentine

Submitted by Margaret Lagoyianni on Mon, 2008-02-04 15:53

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.2, Rt/E3.7, Rt/L1.1, Rw/L1.2, SLc/L1.1, Wt/E3.1, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.3, Wt/L2.1, Wt/L2.3, Poetry

Free tags: Valentine's Day, Equality and Diversity

Context: History

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Shared text, Writing prompts

A brilliant resource – especially for younger, teenage students. Includes an original poem, discussion of slang, background info on Valentine’s Day, writing and speaking ideas.

Types of text - What am I?

Submitted by Angela Kennedy-... on Wed, 2007-05-30 12:48

Literacy: Rt/E3.2, Rt/E3.3, Rt/L1.2, Rt/L2.2

Resource type: Game

Level: E3, L1, L2

Useful card game for consolidation and revision. Students must describe the features, layout and style of different texts.

Fire instructions?

Submitted by Angela Kennedy-... on Wed, 2007-05-30 12:46

Literacy: Rt/E2.1, Rt/E2.2, Rt/E3.2, Rt/E3.3, Rt/L1.2

Context: Health and safety

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

For re-ordering, comprehension and looking at the layout and features of instructive texts.

Types of text drag & drop worksheet

Submitted by Laura Jeffrey Kiiza on Sun, 2007-04-29 16:18

Literacy: Rt/E3.2, Rt/E3.3, Rt/L1.2, Rt/L2.2

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Level: E3, L1, L2

Interactive worksheet. Drag the features of instructive and persuasive texts to the correct area. Use with the related handout (see below) which also includes an answer sheet.

Types of text - student handout

Submitted by Laura Jeffrey Kiiza on Sun, 2007-04-29 16:18

Literacy: Rt/E3.2, Rt/E3.3, Rt/L1.2, Rt/L2.2

Resource type: Handout or guide

Level: E3, L1, L2

Types of text – student handout that explains the layout and language features of instructive and persuasive texts. Use with the related drag and drop worksheet (see below).

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