Scheme of work

Medium and long term teaching plans

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, Functional English - writing

Free tags: Quick Reads

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Scheme of work, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

A mini-workscheme and accompanying worksheets for use with the Quick Reads book Ghost Dog by Brandon Robshaw.
Develops skills in reading, comprehension, word and text identification, discussion and writing.

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, Functional English - writing

Free tags: Quick Reads

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Scheme of work, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

A mini-workscheme and accompanying worksheets for use with the Quick Read (Chiller Livewire) book Crazy Jack by Brandon Robshaw.
Develops skills in reading, comprehension, discussion, word and text identification and writing.

Editor’s note
March 2016 minor edit to title – no other changes

Level 2 ESOL Scheme of Work 35 weeks

Submitted by Ronald Anderson on Wed, 2014-02-12 20:22

ESOL: General ESOL

Resource type: Scheme of work

Level: L2

This is a comprehensive 35 week Scheme of Work for Level 2 ESOL learners covering speaking and listening, reading and writing. Fully referenced to the adult ESOL curriculum. Each session could cover 2 hours or be adapted for shorter or longer sessions.

Writing a children's story SoW and plans

Submitted by Craig Wildman on Sun, 2012-04-29 19:11

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English

ICT: Developing, presenting and communicating information

Free tags: childrens, scheme, Story

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Lesson plan, Scheme of work

This is a scheme of work I have used in EBD schools to get the pupils engaged with English. It is a 7 week scheme of work aimed at between E3-L2, as it can be differentiated. I have also included the lesson plans that go with the scheme.

Editor’s note
Although written for a Key Stage 3/4 school setting this would work well as a way of embedding Functional English into a vocational childcare course or a family learning situation.

L1 Functional English scheme of work

Submitted by Tess Ashley on Mon, 2011-06-13 21:05

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English

Resource type: Scheme of work

Level: L1

An outstanding 30 week scheme of work for Level 1 Functional English (one 3hr lesson per week). With Key Skills, adult literacy (Skills for Life) and Functional English mapping. Detailed content fully covers all speaking, listening and communication; reading; and writing criteria. With equality and diversity notes, Every Citizen/Child Matters, differentiation and more.

Literacy: Functional Skills English

Context: Sport

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Lesson plan, Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension, Scheme of work, Worksheet or assignment

A substantial set of resources for BTEC Sport students. Based on a Functional English lesson given on Sport Relief day (but suitable for any time of year as it is based on the Back Up charity for spinal cord injuries – not Sport Relief). Includes

  • Scheme of work for an entire academic year – covers all aspects of Functional English (reading, writing, SL&C). 18 pages.
  • Lesson plan, rationale and teaching notes for the Sports Relief session. Based on producing promotional material for a charity.

Horticulture SoW with embedded Functional Skills

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2011-05-26 22:08

Literacy: Functional Skills English

Numeracy: Functional Maths

ICT: Functional ICT

Context: Gardening & Horticulture

Resource type: Scheme of work

Level: E3

A 4 week scheme of work for OCN E3 Garden Horticulture. Great example of embedding aspects of all three Functional Skills into a vocational course. 4 × 2 hour sessions covering identifying weeds and vegetables; sowing seeds, bulbs and tubers; and preparing growing beds.
With detailed E3 Functional Maths,English and ICT mapping charts showing embedding of measuring, internet searching, reading instructions, writing plant profiles, etc.

Numeracy: MSS2/E3.2, MSS1/L1.8, MSS1/L1.9, MSS1/L1.10, MSS1/L2.7, MSS2/E3.1, MSS1/L2.8, MSS2/L1.1, MSS2/L1.2, MSS1/L1.4, MSS1/L1.5

Resource type: Scheme of work

Level: E3, L1

8 week fully mapped medium term plan / scheme of work for teaching perimeter, area and volume to learners preparing for Edexcel ALAN (adult literacy and numeracy) tests.

Lots of detail – including hyperlinks to online practice tests and DfES Skills for Life worksheets. Fully mapped and differentiated. With loads of lovely hands-on kinaesthetic ideas for covering these topics.

L2 Functional Maths scheme of work

Submitted by Elizabeth Adeyemi on Mon, 2010-01-18 22:14

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Level: L2

Resource type: Scheme of work

A fantastically detailed SoW for 36 weeks. Originally written for construction students but suitable for any vocational area or discrete teaching. Each session is also mapped to the adult numeracy curriculum and includes details of learning objectives, Every Child Matters, assessment of learning, learning activities, and resources.

L1 Functional Maths scheme of work

Submitted by Elizabeth Adeyemi on Mon, 2010-01-18 22:14

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Resource type: Scheme of work

Level: L1

A fantastically detailed SoW for 36 weeks. Originally written for construction students but suitable for any vocational area or discrete teaching. Each session is also mapped to the adult numeracy curriculum and includes details of learning objectives, Every Child Matters, assessment of learning, learning activities, and resources.

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