Rt/L1.2

Recognise how language and other textual features are used to achieve different purposes, e.g. to instruct, explain, describe, persuade
(a) Understand that choice of language and textual features reflect the purpose of a text
(b) Know that different types of text use different sorts of language, structural and presentational devices
(c) Understand that readers can choose different sorts of texts to read for pleasure, depending on their tastes and interests, e.g. imaginative texts (stories, novels, poems), factual texts (biographies, travel writing, information texts)

A great hands-on fill-in activity where learners are asked to inspect a range of leaflets and note down emotive language, textual features, images, etc.

Level
L1
English
Rt/L1.2

An original and thought provoking 24 piece hexagonal jigsaw puzzle where pairs or small groups of learners must match examples of text (e.g. novel, board game rules, bus timetable) to their main purpose (e.g. descriptive, instructional, informative, persuasive). Use for revision or as an ice breaker or starter activity. Guaranteed to create promote discussion as learners solve puzzle.

Level
L1
English
Rt/L1.2

Useful card game for consolidation and revision. Students must describe the features, layout and style of different texts.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/E3.2
Rt/L1.2
Rt/L2.2
Rt/E3.3

For re-ordering, comprehension and looking at the layout and features of instructive texts.

Level
E2
E3
L1
English
Rt/E2.1
Rt/E2.2
Rt/E3.2
Rt/L1.2
Rt/E3.3
Context
Health and safety

Interactive worksheet. Drag the features of instructive and persuasive texts to the correct area. Use with the related handout (see below) which also includes an answer sheet.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/E3.2
Rt/L1.2
Rt/L2.2
Rt/E3.3

Types of text – student handout that explains the layout and language features of instructive and persuasive texts. Use with the related drag and drop worksheet (see below).

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/E3.2
Rt/L1.2
Rt/L2.2
Rt/E3.3

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 series of reading, writing and listening resources that includes: difference between fiction and non fiction, sorting out facts and opinions (with 3 related activities), researching the web to extract facts (with fill in sheets) and turn these into statements to be used in guessing game.

Level
E3
L1
English
Rt/E3.4
Rt/L1.2
Rt/E3.5
Rt/L1.4
Rt/E3.6
Rt/E3.7
Rt/L1.5
SLlr/E3.2
SLlr/L1.2
Ws/E3.1
Ws/L1.1
Wt/L1.2
Wt/L1.4

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