Rt/L2.1

Trace and understand the main events of continuous descriptive, explanatory and persuasive texts
(a) Understand that continuous texts may be structured round a main event(s), idea(s), or theme(s)
(b) Understand that it is sometimes necessary to infer meaning which is not explicitly stated, in order to arrive at a correct overall understanding
(c) Understand that judgements can be made about texts from an overall understanding of their content, by reflecting on what has been read

A rigorous and fully mapped reading assessment with mark sheet and detailed answers. This resource takes account of the changes demanded since Ofqual published its thematic review of Functional Skills in January 2015. 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.

Level
Level 2
English
Rt/L2.8
Rt/L2.4
Rt/L2.3
Rt/L2.2
Rt/L2.1
Functional English reading
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism
History, culture, museums, libraries
Catering Food Nutrition

A reading comprehension based on the BBC website’s coverage of celebrations around the world.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Entry Level 3
English
Rt/L2.1
AL Rt/L1.1 Understand continuous texts
AL Rt/E3.1 Understand longer texts
Functional English reading
Context
News, Politics & Government items

Level 1 / Level 2 resource for literacy students exploring Chinese customs. This has proved to be a popular resource with my students. Includes: reading, dictionary work, comprehension and grammatical knowledge with a fun part where learners find their Chinese horoscope animal.

Level
Level 1
Level 2
English
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L1.2
Rw/L1.1
Rt/L2.7
Rt/L2.3
Rt/L2.1
Rt/L1.5
Rt/L1.4
Rs/L2.1
Context
History, culture, museums, libraries

A set of exercises based on an article from the BBC News website. This article would interest learners with teenage children.
There is a comprehension exercise and vocabulary exercises on antonyms and synonyms. Learners are also invited to write their views. Useful for those working towards Level 2 Certificate in Adult Literacy.

Level
Level 2
English
AL Writing: composition
AL Rw/L2.3 Vocabulary (language features, synonyms, formality)
Rt/L2.1
Context
Health, Social care, Early years

Beautiful set of L1-2 Reading comprehension exercises. Includes Medieval Christmas, Victorian Christmas, Post-War Christmas, etc. The main focus is reading for detail but there are also vocabulary and dictionary questions.

Based on a series of BBC British History web pages of the same name – but note that only nine “ages” are included in this resource! (There is no Georgian/Regency Christmas).

Level
Level 2
Level 1
English
Rt/L2.3
Rt/L2.1
Rt/L1.3
AL Rt/L1.1 Understand continuous texts
Context
History, culture, museums, libraries

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A beautiful set of three resources.

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
Ws/L1.2
Ws/E3.2
Rw/L2.1
Rw/L1.2
Rt/L2.1
ESOL
ESOL Ws/L1.2a
ESOL Ws/E3.2a
ESOL Rw/L2.1a
ESOL Rw/L1.2a
ESOL Rt/L2.1a Identify different ways meaning is built up in a range of texts of varying genres
Context
Animals, animal care, farming & equine

A topical Level 2 reading and writing assignment based on an article from the from the Observer. Ideal for early spring / late winter but can be used any time of year. Covers comprehension, purpose of text, apostrophes, vocabulary and dictionary work, and writing. Includes differentiation and extension ideas.

Level
Level 2
English
Wt/L2.3
Rw/L2.2
Rw/L2.1
Rt/L2.2
Rt/L2.1
Context
Science, Nature & Weather

Series of L2 tasks based on an article from the BBC News website written after England left the World Cup 2010 competition.
This is a complicated text. The exercises include a comprehension, identifying spelling mistakes and a vocabulary task. There is also a short writing task.

Level
Level 2
English
AL Writing: composition
Rt/L2.4
Rt/L2.3
Rt/L2.1
AL Recognise and understand a range of words
Context
Sport
News, Politics & Government items

This is a topical lesson, looking at the Japanese tsunami disaster and its coverage in the media.

It introduces students to identifying facts and opinions. It also allows students to discuss their own views (appropriately) about this disaster. Students are also given the opportunity to write their own newspaper article based around the facts of the events.

Level
Level 1
Level 2
English
Engage in Discussion
Functional English - writing
AL Writing: composition
Rt/L2.8
Rt/L2.5
Rt/L2.4
Rt/L2.2
Rt/L2.1
AL Rt/L1.1 Understand continuous texts
Functional English reading
Functional Skills English
Context
News, Politics & Government items

A great selection of reading, writing, vocabulary, grammar and spelling activities (includes synonyms, antonyms, parts of speech, writing a postcard from the Moon, writing instructions, and more).

Level
Level 1
Level 2
English
AL Rt/L1.1 Understand continuous texts
Rt/L2.1
Rw/L2.1
AL Rw/L2.3 Vocabulary (language features, synonyms, formality)
AL Writing: composition
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words
Context
History, culture, museums, libraries