Catering Food Nutrition

Introduction to grammar

Submitted by Christine Greenhill on Mon, 2011-09-05 08:09

Literacy: Rs/E3.1, Rs/E3.2, Ws/E2.2

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E3.1b, ESOL Ws/E2.2a

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Resource type: Handout or guide, Interactive presentation, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E2, E3

Lovely introduction to nouns, verbs and adjectives. For E2-3 ESOL and Literacy.
Start with the PPT which is based on a very tasty bakery theme and includes information and examples for students to work through. Follow this with the handout and a highlighting exercise.

Foods that we like!

Submitted by Kathryn Fleming on Mon, 2011-08-29 18:22

Literacy: Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, SLc/E1.3, SLc/E2.2, SLc/E2.3, SLlr/L1.6

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, Functional Maths - number, HD1/E1.1, HD1/E2.4, HD1/E3.3

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Ice breaker, Listening and/or speaking activity, Worksheet or assignment

Find out and record everyone’s favorites from a diverse list of foods. Use as an icebreaker in any Entry Level literacy, numeracy, Functional Skills or ESOL lesson.

Also ties in well with lessons on diversity, healthy eating, collecting data, making / taking simple surveys, tallies, counting, asking questions, etc.

Mapped to Functional Maths and SfL adult numeracy, Functional English (speaking, listening and communication) and SfL adult literacy.

Organising tournament refreshments

Submitted by Crimson Tazvinzwa on Sat, 2011-08-27 19:40

Literacy: Functional Skills English

Numeracy: Functional Maths

ICT: Finding and selecting information, Developing, presenting and communicating information

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Sport

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1

An E3-L1 Functional Maths, English and ICT task first used with learners at Leyton Orient Community Sports Programme. Plan and cost a restaurant meal for 20 officials (originally held at Frank and Benny’s, Chingford, but you will need to provide menus from a favourite local restaurant or chain) and then present your results in a spreadsheet..

Alcohol units and decimals

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Sun, 2011-08-14 08:46

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N2/E3.5

Free tags: Drug awareness

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Health, Social care, Early years

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

An original idea to engage FS students in decimals. Involves extracting information from tables and adding up decimals. Also useful for catering / hospitality students as it contains an element on responsibility when serving of drinks.
Ideal for embedding Functional Mathematics.
Note: this resource was the inspiration for the Working with Alcohol units (see below).

Country Foods - understanding food labels

Submitted by Jane Clamp on Fri, 2011-07-22 12:35

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N2/E3.3, N1/E3.1, HD1/E3.1

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E3.7

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Health, Social care, Early years

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3


An interesting worksheet that covers both literacy and numeracy. Best used with an interactive food label on the UK Government Eatwell site but the questions can also be answered using the provided printout.
Covers reading comprehension (scanning), extracting information from tables, using decimals and place value.

Planning a school party

Submitted by Helen Lloyd on Mon, 2011-06-13 15:47

Numeracy: General numeracy / maths, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Money

Free tags: Family learning, Christmas

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Health, Social care, Early years, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Investigation or project

Open task where learners must plan a good value party for 68 children and present their budget to the headmaster. Ideal for revision of money, decimals, budgeting, estimating and presenting information.

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number, N1/L1.7, N1/L2.3

Free tags: Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Graduated set of really effective worksheets with step by step worked examples and two sets of questions. Aimed to help L1 students to progress to L2 ratio and proportion skills. With answer sheet and detailed adult numeracy / Functional maths mapping information.

Taste test investigation

Submitted by Gaye Noel on Sun, 2011-06-12 12:32

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N1/L1.7, N1/L2.3

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

Lovely hands-on set of resources ideal for introducing ratio and proportion. Investigate the taste and appearance of different strength orange squash drinks and record your results.
Two investigations – one aimed at L1, one at L2. With additional substantial 4 page worksheets for consolidation / homework.

Eat and drink

Submitted by Androulla Wakefield on Mon, 2011-06-06 17:55

Pre-entry: Ww/M8.1, Wt/M8.4, Ww/M8.2, Rw/M8.2, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Apply strategies to spell correctly, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.2

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Resource type: Flash cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8, E1

A flexible and appealing set of exercises that can be used in a variety of ways – with or without learner support. Two worksheets for reading and spelling common items of food and drink, plus word cards. preEntry mapping information. First used as a preEntry revision exercise.

Functional Maths for catering

Submitted by Nicola Smith on Wed, 2011-06-01 21:54

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Great set of mixed problems – ideal for revision or homework. Grouped into four main topics: costing meals (2 pages), perimeter and area (2 pages), percentages (3 pages), and multiplication and division (3 pages) but several other skills are covered. With answer sheet, detailed Functional Maths mapping and tips.

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