Rt/E3.2

Recognise the different purposes of texts at this level
(a) Understand that different texts have different purposes, e.g. to inform, explain, instruct, entertain, describe, persuade
(b) Understand that texts of the same form can have different purposes, e.g. a letter
(c) Understand that lexis varies according to register

A multi-sensory set of resources and a great follow up to our ever-popular Chomwell Green resources.
Discuss and decide which statements are facts and which are opinions, then complete the worksheet sheet in pairs. Ideal for mixed ability groups.

Level
E2
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/E2.2
Rt/E3.2
Rt/L1.2
Rt/L2.2
Engage in Discussion

Purpose and audience task sheets provide a good ice breaker for mixed ability and family literacy groups and make for easy differentiation as learners choose their own texts to work with.

Level
E2
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/E2.2
Rt/E3.2
Rt/L1.2
Rt/L2.2

A great paired game for improving listening to instructions, speaking and reading skills – plus you get to eat the sweets at the end!

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rs/E3.1
Rt/E3.2
SLlr/E3.4
SLlr/L1.3
SLlr/L1.4
SLlr/L1.2
SLlr/L2.2

A great paired game for improving listening, speaking and reading skills. You need a pack of playing cards.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rs/E3.1
Rt/E3.2
SLlr/E3.4
SLlr/L1.3
SLlr/L1.4
SLlr/L1.2
SLlr/L2.2

Two versions of a planner / writing frame (one is more detailed than the other) that encourage learners to look critically at non-fiction information books – looking out for features such as illustrations, headings, glossaries etc. and extracting interesting facts.
Written for young adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorder or Aspergers Syndrome but suitable for all.

Level
E2
E3
English
Rt/E2.2
Rt/E3.2
Rt/E2.4
Rt/E3.5
Rt/E3.9
Rt/E3.6
Rt/E3.8
General
Autistic spectrum support

Happy Holidays is a set of two resources that was used and created during a series of eight 2 hour lessons. DO NOT USE IT ALL AT ONCE – and please read the notes underneath each slide!
PowerPoint

Level
E2
E3
L1
English
Rs/E3.2
Rt/E3.4
Rt/E3.2
Rt/L1.2
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L1.2
Wt/E3.3
Wt/L1.5
Wt/E3.1
Wt/L1.1
Wt/L1.4
Ww/E3.1
Ww/E3.2
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

Hired or Fired is a lesson plan for E3- L2 based loosely on ‘The Apprentice’ TV show. Timed differentiated plan covering purpose of text, writing a persuasive advertisement and planning a newspaper article using a graphic organiser (using Maureen Prowse’s graphic organiser – see below).
Includes plan, task sheet and images. Now with blank spaces to allow you to fill in the name of your own local shopping centre etc rather than use Mocha Parade in Salford.

Level
L2
L1
E3
English
Wt/L2.1
Wt/L1.5
Wt/L1.1
Wt/E3.1
Rt/L1.2
Rt/E3.2

A series of 3 presentations designed to help learners work with different types of text and uderstand purpose and audience.
1. Introduction. What is a text? Where do we find texts? A great presentation that really involves the audience.
2. Part 1. What is the purpose of a text? Who are you writing for? What style will you use? How will you write it? What with? Another great presentation that builds upon the introductory PPT.
3. Part 2. The different purposes of text. Looks at information, instructions, entertainment, persuasion and more!

Level
E2
E3
L1
English
Functional English reading
Rt/E2.2
Rt/E3.2
Rt/L1.2
Rt/E2.3

Fabulous introduction with lots of pictures and points for group discussion making this suitable for Milestone 8 – Entry 3.
Please also see (below) the Social Signs Quiz created by Heidi Grififn to complement this resource.

Level
M8
E1
E2
E3
English
Rt/E1.2
Rt/E2.2
Rt/E2.3
Rt/E3.2
Pre-entry
pE Rw/M8.3

Tutor notes, student hand-out (L1/2) about objective v subjective (persuasive) descriptions, reading activity on fact and opinion (in Estate Agent ads) with fill-in sheet, and lots of writing ideas. An ideal companion to our Estate Agents writing frame and the other popular resources in our Chomwell Green series. Originally used for a class writing project (using adjectives) in Jan 2002.

Level
E2
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/E3.2
Rt/L1.2
Rt/L2.2
Ws/E2.2
Wt/E3.1
Wt/E3.4
Wt/L1.1
Wt/L1.4
Wt/L1.5
Wt/L1.6
Wt/L2.1