Use organisational features and systems to locate texts and information (a) Understand that information can be organised and referenced in different ways and in different layers of detail (a) Understand that different systems are used to organise whole texts, e.g. library systems, filing system in an office, on a computer

Layout and text features - card match

Submitted by Nigel Henry on Thu, 2015-12-17 08:36

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/L1.4, Rt/L2.6

Resource type: Sort or match cards

Level: L1, L2

A L1/L2 Functional English card match resource. Serves as a tactile supplement/plenary for the recognition of text and layout features assessed at Level 1/2. Colour coded to aid learners in organising the columns, this resource allows learners to place the layout feature next to its descriptor and layout effect.

Features of different styles of texts

Submitted by Amanda Kelly on Sun, 2012-09-30 14:07

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/L1.4, Rt/L2.6

Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1, L2

A worksheet designed to draw together all the features which identify different types of documents or texts such as emails, webpages, letters and leaflets.

I designed this a recap and to create a revision document for my learners doing Functional Skills English at Levels 1 & 2.

Holiday brochure appetiser

Submitted by Heidi Griffin on Thu, 2008-09-11 16:52

Literacy: Rt/E3.4, Rt/E3.5, Rt/E3.6, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8, Rt/L1.3, Rt/L1.4, Rt/L1.5, Rt/L2.3, Rt/L2.6, Rt/L2.7

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Teaching idea, Warm-up

A great warm-up activity. Students work in pairs to find information in holiday brochures. Easily adapted for your own brochures. Covers scanning, organisational features, detailed reading, etc. at E3-L2.

Evaluating supermarket web sites

Submitted by Jennifer Williamson on Tue, 2007-06-19 13:43

Literacy: Rt/L1.4, Rt/L2.6

Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

Your task is to set up a new web site for ‘Blackwell Supermarkets’ but you need to check out the competition first! Encourage your learners to use and evaluate organisational features of web pages. 4 questionnaires (with tailored questions) for Tesco, Aldi, Morrisons and Asda.

The Renaissance

Submitted by Lisa Roberts on Fri, 2007-01-05 17:19

Literacy: Rt/L1.1, Rt/L1.4, Rt/L1.5, Rt/L2.1, Rt/L2.6, Rt/L2.7

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project

The Renaissance is a handy web research and reading worksheet for art students (Literacy or Functional Skills).

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