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Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English, Reading: text focus (comprehension), Writing: text focus (composition)
Free tags: Easter
Context: Catering Food Nutrition
Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts
Fully mapped with answer sheet and S&L idea.
Resource type: Worksheet or assignment
Includes ‘read & spelling, spelling (in various stages) and matching words written in uppercase and lowercase.
Literacy: Functional English - reading, Reading: text focus (comprehension), Writing: text focus (composition), Functional English - writing
Free tags: Mothers Day
Resource type: Assessment material, Reading comprehension, Writing prompts
This is a reading from a BBC site with questions based on the Edexcel L1 Functional Skills reading paper and a writing task. The topic is ‘Mothering Sunday’. It describes the history and gives information about traditional food.
Very comprehensive. All aspects of L1 reading are covered – not just “reading for detail”.
Literacy: Functional English - reading, Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, Functional English - writing
Free tags: Quick Reads
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: Engage in Discussion
ESOL: ESOL Engage in discussion, ESOL Listen and respond, ESOL Reading: word focus (vocabulary, word recognition, phonics)
Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Worksheet or assignment
My courses are not accredited, so I don’t know how this fits into the ESOL SFL criteria and my classes are, inevitably, a mix of Pre-Entry and E1 learners. Hope it might be useful.
Ideal for E1-2 ESOL and also some adult literacy learners.
Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity
A speaking and listening activity designed to practise asking where food items are in a supermarket. Also involves practise with the numbers 1 to 8.
The sheet is repeated five times – with food items in different positions (numbered supermarket aisles) on each sheet.
Linked to Cambridge Pre-entry ESOL Activities 7a Excuse me …
Literacy: General literacy / English, Functional English - reading, Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, Functional English - writing
Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts
With answers and curriculum mapping. Ideal for all ages, but especially 16-19 year olds.
9/3/16: Minor edit, missing quotation mark in title fixed on page 1.
Pre-entry: Sentence Focus
Resource type: Handout or guide
This also makes a useful handout / reminder for vocational teachers who are embedding Functional English.
Numeracy: General numeracy / maths
Free tags: leap year
Resource type: Reading comprehension
A short topical reading comprehension at two levels (L1/L2) and Entry 3 on the 29th February. The higher level text requires learners to write a short paragraph in a specific context. Some embedded maths is included. I have also added a short fact sheet about when Leap Years occur, for when someone asks those technical questions!
With detailed curriculum mapping and answer sheet.