Adult Literacy, Functional English, and GCSE Resources

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An expertly adapted text with ten missing apostrophes. Includes apostrophes of omission and possession (some example are challenging).

Level
Level 2
English
AL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commas
Rs/L1.2
Apostrophes
ESOL
ESOL Ws/L2.4a
ESOL Rs/L1.2a Use punctuation to help understanding
Context
Sport

A lovely set of three PPTs.
1 – Apostrophes presentation which covers the use of apostrophes of omission and possession. Includes information, examples, questions and self-assessment (20 slides).
2 – Multiple choice questions on apostrophes of omission (ideal for use on an interactive whiteboard – 8 slides).
3 – Printable guide and worksheets for students (21 slides – print as a PPT handout – 6 slides per sheet).

Level
Level 1
Level 2
English
Apostrophes
Rs/L1.2
AL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commas

Looking at Newspapers is a wonderful example of creative differentiated teaching across all levels (E1-L2). A detailed lesson description, resources and introductory PPT are included. The lesson uses Kipling’s “What and Why and When, And How and Where and Who” to help students analyse newspaper reports and interview other students, or their teacher, to create their own reports.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
General literacy / English
Poetry
Context
News, Politics & Government items

A really imaginative set of tasks based on written and audio versions of Lewis Carroll’s Jabberwocky. Really encourages creativity and expression.

Level
Level 2
English
Poetry
AL Rw/L2.3 Vocabulary (language features, synonyms, formality)

A paired activity based on the well known web site provides an engaging way to introduce or revise this tricky topic.
Emma suggests that a useful extension activity is for learners to take pictures on their phones – where appropriate – of apostrophe ‘abuse’ they come across and bring them in to class for discussion.

Level
Level 1
Level 2
English
Apostrophes
Rs/L1.2
AL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commas
ICT
General ICT resources

Written for students who confuse these two words in their writing. Suitable for E2 or dyslexia support at any level. Also useful for introducing the omissive apostrophe. Includes info, examples and tips followed by practice exercises and self evaluation.

Level
Entry Level 2
Level 1
English
Apostrophes
Rs/L1.2
Rw/E2.1
Ww/E2.1
General
Dyslexia support

A challenging kinaesthetic paired activity that is bound to promote discussion about possessive and omissive apostrophes (and the greengrocer’s apostrophe!).

Level
Level 1
Level 2
English
Apostrophes
Rs/L1.2
AL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commas

A very useful 2 page handout with information, tip and two quick exercises (one for omission, one for possession).

Level
Level 1
Level 2
English
Apostrophes
Rs/L1.2
AL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commas

A great way to introduce poetry whilst reinforcing essential grammar, spelling, presentation and handwriting skills. Includes teaching ideas, example poem, planner.

Level
Level 1
Entry Level 3
Entry Level 2
English
Ww/L1.2
Ww/E3.3
Ww/E2.3
Wt/L1.1
AL Wt/E3.1 Plan & draft writing
Wt/E2.1
Ws/E3.2
AL Ws/E2.2 Use Adjectives
AL Rw/E2.2 Recognise high frequency words & words with common spelling patterns
Rs/E3.2
Poetry

A poem for Entry 1 group reading – with 5 pages of focused comprehension and spelling activities that can be used for individual or small group work.

Level
Entry Level 1
English
Poetry
AL Rt/E1.1 Read short familiar texts
AL Rw/E1.2 Decode simple, regular words
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
AL Rw/E1.3
Ww/E1.3