Level 5 Functional Skills English – Session 7

Critical Reading and Thinking

Session Outcomes

During this session, you will:

  • explore how to develop critical reading skills in their learners
  • devise active learning approaches to comprehending and using information in texts
  • examine ways of helping learners to understand literary devices
  • identify strategies to support learners’ understanding of Functional Skills questions.

Session 7 PowerPoint slides

Here is Rachel’s facilitator PowerPoint presentation slides for session 7:

Session 7 slides

Session Padlet

Here is the main course Padlet.


YouTube Video ‘Thai Soup

MS Exit Tickets 

Pre-session 8 Tasks

Before session 8 we would like you to do the following task:

Reflect on what we have done in session 7, and what you have learnt:

  • What was helpful?
  • What was new?
  • What has occurred to you to do next?
  • Identify a personal action
  • Record your reflections/action points in your Reflective Diary.

All course materials were developed as part of an ETF programme by ccConsultancy and they both should be acknowledged if any material is used on other projects.