Wt/E3.1

Plan and draft writing (a) Understand that the choice of how to organise writing depends on the context and audience (b) Understand that there are different ways of planning, e.g. notes to organise and review thinking, a list of points to include, a diagram to group related points together, a mind map or spider-gram (c) Understand that drafting follows planning and involves turning plans into something nearer the finished version (d) Understand that some writing has to be written straight off, with the only planning taking place in the writer's head (e) Understand that when using a word processor to plan, sections of text can be moved from one part of a text to another

Step up to Word

Submitted by Jan Hayto on Sun, 2009-12-13 16:24

Literacy: SLlr/E3.4, Ws/E2.1, Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.4

ICT: Functional ICT, Entry 3 ICT

Context: Business & Money management

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Lesson plan, Scheme of work, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E2, E3

A wonderfully detailed plan for 3 × 2 hours sessions for computer beginners. It is also mapped to the literacy curriculum – making it ideal for embedded learning and Entry Functional ICT. Includes scheme of work, session plans, feedback/evaluation forms and 7 resource sheets.
ICT covers creating, opening, printing a document; formatting, printing, copying, proof reading. Mapped to Entry 2 and 3 speaking & listening, and writing (including several exercises on conjunctions and compound sentences).

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.

Character building

Submitted by Marc Young on Fri, 2009-09-11 16:25

Literacy: Ws/E2.2, Ws/E3.1, Wt/E3.1

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: E2, E3

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

Set of two resources written for ‘Literacy through Drama’ students and ideal for young social networking fans. A character must be selected and then imaginary Facebook / MySpace profiles written. Ideal for encouraging descriptive writing, use of adjectives, etc. 8 pages of writing frames plus a great PPT to introduce the topic (uses Bart Simpson as the character).

Susan Boyle - Britain’s got Talent

Submitted by Margery Lynott on Mon, 2009-05-25 16:25

Literacy: Form filling, Rs/E2.2, Rt/E2.1, Rw/E2.3, Rw/E2.4, Ws/E1.1, Ws/E1.2, Ws/E2.4, Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.2

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: E1, E2, E3

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

A fabulous, topical set of Entry level resources based on the popular 2009 TV series. Covers reading comprehension, sentence structure, punctuation, planning writing (includes several writing frames), paragraphs, form filling and much more.

Describing people - a writing framework

Submitted by Vicky Douglas on Mon, 2008-04-14 15:53

Literacy: Ws/E2.1, Ws/E2.2, Ws/E3.1, Wt/E2.1, Wt/E3.1

Resource type: Writing frame, Writing prompts

Level: E2, E3

Describing people – a writing framework is a great scaffolded writing resource that makes descriptive less daunting and a lot of fun! Ideal for use after introducing adjectives.

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.

Unusual football injuries

Submitted by Janet Wilkins on Tue, 2008-02-26 15:53

Literacy: Wt/E3.1, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.3, Wt/L2.1, Wt/L2.3, Wt/L2.5

Context: Sport

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Writing prompts

Unusual football injuries is an interesting and fun writing task that also helps with reading skills, using language fit for purpose and logical structure.

Weird food

Submitted by Janet Wilkins on Mon, 2008-02-25 15:53

Literacy: Wt/E3.1, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L2.1, Wt/L2.3, Wt/L2.5

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Writing prompts

Weird Food is another interesting and fun writing task that also helps with research skills and using language fit for purpose.

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.

Christmas menu writing frame

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2007-12-06 16:17

Literacy: Ws/E2.2, Wt/E1.1, Wt/E2.1, Wt/E3.1

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, Christmas

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Writing frame

Christmas menu writing frame encourages the use of adjectives and other persuasive language. Ideal to use after the Food Descriptions game (see below).

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