Tag Clouds

The top 50 tags in various classification categories, with the most-common tags first.
AL Adult Literacy Core Curriculum (2001): W - writing, R - reading [w - word level , s - sentence level, t - text level];  SL - speaking & listening [lr - listen & respond, c - speak to communicate, d - engage in discussion]
AN Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum (2001): N [N1 - whole numbers, N2 - fractions, decimals & percentages]; MSS [MSS1 - common measures, MSS2 shape & space]; HD [HD1 - data, HD2 - probability]. 
FE Functional Skills English (2011, Reformed 2018)
FM Functional Skills Mathematics (2011, Reformed 2018)


Functional English - writingFunctional English readingGeneral literacy / EnglishAL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategiesAL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical wordsAL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbolsFunctional Skills EnglishAL Writing: compositionAL Reading: comprehensionAL Rt/E2.1 Follow main points of short textsAL Rt/E3.1 Understand longer textsAL Rw/E1.2 Decode simple, regular wordsFunctional English - speaking, listening & communicatingAL Rt/L1.1 Understand continuous textsFE L1.17 Read & understand a range of specialist words in contextFE L1.12 Recognise that language & other textual features can be varied to suit different audiences & purposesAL Ww/E3.1 Spell common wordsHomophones, homographs & confusablesFE L1.24 Use format, structure & language appropriate for audience & purposeFE L2.14 Understand how textual features/devices can shape meaning for different audiences/purposesRw/L1.3AL Rw/L2.3 Vocabulary (language features, synonyms, formality)FE L1.13 Use reference materials & appropriate strategies for a range of purposes, inc. to find word meaningsAL Ww/E3.2 Use phonic knowledge to help spellingAL Wt/E3.1 Plan & draft writingAL Rw/E2.2 Recognise high frequency words & words with common spelling patternsFE L1.9 Identify & understand the main points, ideas & detailsFE L1.18 Use knowledge of punctuation to aid understanding of textsAL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commasFE L2.27 Use language & register (e.g. persuasive techniques, supporting evidence, specialist words) to suit audience & purposeWw/E1.3AL Rt/E1.1 Read short familiar textsWw/E2.2Rw/E3.4Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structuresReading: word focus (phonics & vocabulary)FE L1.14 Understand organisational / structural features use to locate relevant informationRw/E3.5Wt/L1.1Rs/E3.2FictionWw/E1.1ReadingFE L1.4 Communicate information / ideas / opinions clearly & accurately on range of topicsFE L2.15 Use a range of reference materials & resources (e.g. glossaries, legends/keys) for different purposesWt/L1.4FE L2.5 Communicate information/ideas/opinions clearly/effectively with further detail/development if requiredFE E3.9 Identify, understand & extract main points & ideas in/from textsWw/E2.1Rt/L1.2


pre-Entry Rw/M8.3 Recognise & read a growing no. of words signs symbolspre-Entry Ww/M8.1 Write with appropriate grip making many controlled letter shapes & using a conventional sequence of letterspre-Entry Rw/M8.1Recognise letters of the alphabet by shape, name, soundpre-Entry Rw/M8.2 Associate sounds with patterns in letters, syllables, words,pre-Entry Rtc/M8.3 When working with texts communicate about persons, characters, events, objectspre-Entry Rw/M7.3 Recognise & select up to ten personal words, signs, symbolspre-Entry Ww/M8.2 Associate sounds with patterns in some letters, syllables. words, rhymes, songspre-Entry N1/M8.5 recognise, use, record & know value of numerals 0-10pre-Entry Generalpre-Entry Rtc/M7.1 Distinguish between print, text, symbols, imagespre-Entry Wt/M8.1 Understand that words/signs/symbols/images convey informationpre-Entry N1/M8.6 Relate numbers to collections of objects reliably to five, & with support to 10pre-Entry N1/M8.3 Count reliably up to 5 items, & with inconsistencies, up to 10 itemspre-Entry Wt/M8.4 Use words, letters, signs, symbols & images in supported writing for simple purposespre-Entry Wt/M7.2 Use words/signs/symbols/images & match their meanings to objects, people, placespre-Entry SLlr/M8.2 Listen to & answer simple questions about personal details/experiences/events & narrativespre-Entry N1/M8.1 Join in rote counting to 10pre-Entry Rw/M7.1 Recognise most letters of the alphabet on any given occasion.pre-Entry Rs/M8.1 Understand that words are grouped together to convey meaning, using rules & structurepE Rtc/M7.3pre-Entry Ws/M8.1 Understand that words are grouped together to convey meaning, using rules & structurepre-Entry Rw/M6.1 Match familiar objects to words, signs, symbols, imagespre-Entry SLc/M8.2 Ask questions using key words, signs, symbols to obtain informationpre-Entry SLc/M8.1 Use key words, signs, symbols when communicating about own experiences, and to recount a narrativepre-Entry N1/M7.3 Identify and use numerals from 1 to 5pre-Entry N1/M6.4 Recognise numerals 1 to 3, & with some inconsistencies 1 to 5pre-Entry N1/M8.7 Add single-digit numbers reliably to five, & with support to 10pre-Entry N1/M8.4 Compare two given numbers of objects in groups of up to five, commnicating which is more/lesspre-Entry N1/M7.4 Relate numbers to collections of objects to three, & with support up to fivepre-Entry Rw/M6.2 Recognise & read up to 5 personal words, signs, symbolspre-Entry Rtc/M8.2 Understand & use conventions of reading: follow left to right, etc.pre-Entry SLlr/M8.1 Listen and respond to familiar people in simple/personal contextspre-Entry SLlr/M7.2 Listen to simple questions on familiar topics & give simple responsespre-Entry SLc/M8.3 Use growing vocabulary to convey meaning to the listener (beyond that of purely personal significance)pre-Entry SLc/M6.1 Use phrases of up to 3 key words/signs to communicate simple ideaspre-Entry SLc/M7.5 Make simple statements about simple and personal matterspre-Entry N1/M8.10 Recognise and apply +, -, =pre-Entry N1/M8.9 Use ordinal numbers, from 'first' to 'fifth'pre-Entry N1/M6.3 Count reliably up to 3 objects & with inconsistencies up to 5e objectspre-Entry MSS1/M8.3 Describe and compare the lengths or heights of two itemspre-Entry N1/M7.6 Subtract single-digit numbers reliably from numbers to 3, & with support from numbers to 5pre-Entry SLc/M7.1 Communicate ideas, choices, events referring to past, present, futurepE Reading - word focuspE Listen & respondpre-Entry N1/M8.2 Continue rote counting onward within the range 1-10,pre-Entry N1/M7.7 Use ordinal numbers 'first' & 'second'pre-Entry MSS1/M8.6 Recognise & select coins up to £2.00, and notes up to £10.00pre-Entry MSS1/M7.8 Recognise and select coins up to 20p, and notes up to £10.00pre-Entry HD1/M6.2 With support, copy simple patterns that involve numbers/shapes/symbols/signs/colourspre-Entry N1/M8.8 Subtract single-digit numbers reliably from numbers to five , &) with support from numbers to 10


ESOL Rw/E1.1a Recognise a limited number of words, signs and symbolsGeneral ESOL ESOL Ww/E1.1a Use and spell correctly some personal key words and familiar wordsESOL Rs/E1.1a Read and recognise simple sentence structures:ESOL Rw/E1.2a Use basic sound-letter correspondence to sound out wordsESOL Engage in discussionESOL Rw/E1.3a Identify letters of alphabet in both upper & lower caseESOL Writing: text focus (composition)ESOL Reading: text focus (comprehension)ESOL Ws/E1.1a Construct a simple sentence, using basic word order & verb formESOL Ww/E1.1b Use basic sound-letter correspondence & letter patterns to aid spellingESOL Sc/E1.4a Make simple statements of factESOL Rw/E2.3a Use context & range of phonic / graphic knowledge to decode wordsESOL ReadingESOL Rw/E2.2a Recognise a range of familiar wordsESOL Listen and respondESOL Rw/L2.3a Recognise & understand vocabulary associated with different text typesESOL Rw/L1.3a Recognise and understand an increasing range of vocabularyESOL Rt/E1.1a Follow a short narrative on a familiar topic or experienceESOL Rt/E1.1b Obtain information from textsESOL Writing: sentence focus (punctuation and grammar)ESOL Reading: word focus (vocabulary, word recognition, phonics)ESOL Rw/E3.1a Recognise and understand relevant specialist key wordsESOL Speak clearly & with appropriate registerESOL: Follow/participate in exchanges or discussionsESOL Rw/E3.5a Use variety of reading strategies to read/understand unfamiliar wordsESOL Ww/E3.1a Apply spelling knowledge to a wide range of common & special-interest wordsESOL Ww/E1.1c Develop strategies to aid spellingESOL Rw/L1.1a Use reference material to find the meaning of unfamiliar wordsESOL Trace and understand main events of a textESOL Rw/E3.3a Use a dictionary to find the meaning of unfamiliar wordsESOL Ww/L1.1a Apply knowledge about vocabulary to aid accurate spellingESOL Ww/E2.1b Use knowledge of sound–symbol relationships & phonological patterns when spellingESOL Rt/E2.1a Use a range of strategies to trace & understand main eventsESOL Sc/E1.3b Ask for informationESOL Ww/E1.2a Form the letters of the alphabet using upper and lower caseESOL Speak to communicateESOL Writing: word focus (spelling and handwriting)ESOL Rt/E3.1a Understand how meaning is built up in a variety texts of more than one paragraphESOL Sc/E1.4d Make statements of fact clearlyESOL Ww/E2.1a Spell correctly majority of personal details & familiar common wordsESOL Rs/E2.1b Use knowledge of simple and compound sentence structure to work out meaningESOL Rw/E2.1a Recognise words on forms related to personal informationESOL Sc/E1.3a  Ask for personal detailsESOL Lr/E1.4b Recognise different question wordsESOL Rw/E1.3b Recognise digitsESOL Ws/L1.1a Write using complex sentencesESOL Ws/E3.2a Use basic sentence grammar accuratelyESOL Ws/E2.1a Construct simple and compound sentencesESOL Wt/E1.1a Compose very simple text to communicate ideas or basic information