Catering Food Nutrition

TV's Ramsay 'will keep swearing'

Submitted by Dave Norgate on Thu, 2008-08-14 16:53

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Writing: text focus (composition), Reading: word focus (phonics & vocabulary)

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: L1

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

A topical comprehension activity based on a BBC news report. Multiple choice questions cover general comprehension and spelling. There is also a ‘match-it’ vocabulary question and a related writing task.

Alphabet game quiz sheets

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Wed, 2008-07-16 16:53

Literacy: General literacy / English

ESOL: General ESOL

Context: Art Film Media Music TV, Catering Food Nutrition, History

Resource type: Ice breaker, Quiz

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

A great set of ice breaker quizzes for all levels. 6 options. Can you write down a song for each letter of the alphabet? Or a food, film, TV programme, famous person, etc.
Students could be given a different quiz sheet each and be encouraged to wander round and ask other students to help fill the gaps. Alternatively students could work in teams – the first team to complete an entire sheet wins!

Healthy eating lesson plan & resources

Submitted by Andrew Speers on Fri, 2008-07-11 16:53

Literacy: Rw/E1.1, Ws/E1.1

Pre-entry: Wt/M7.2, Rs/M8.1, Ws/M8.1, Rtc/M8.3, Wt/M8.4, Ww/M8.2, Rw/M7.1, Rw/M7.3, Rw/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

Free tags: Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Independent living

Level: M7, M8, E1

Resource type: Lesson plan, Listening and/or speaking activity, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

A great 2.5 hr differentiated lesson plan complete with resources including ordering and matching worksheets and cards, simple spelling sheet, healthy eating chart (please download the accompanying Excel file – see below). The main topic is making an omelette and the lesson includes sequencing, letters, word recognition and building, and simple sentences. You will also need food leaflets from supermarkets, plastic or wooden letters and a tape recorder.

Chicken Paprika adverbs quiz

Submitted by Jim Gourlay on Thu, 2008-07-03 16:53

Literacy: Rs/L1.1

Free tags: Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: L1

Resource type: On-screen activity or video, Quiz

Short quiz provides useful on-screen practice in recognising adverbs (and reading instructions). You can also print a separate copy of the recipe for reading practice, a paper based activity (or to cook it!).

To run the quiz unzip the files (select “Extract all files”) into a new folder and click on l1adverbhotpot. Do not try to run directly from the zip folder or you will not see all the graphics and links.

Created with the excellent freeware program Hot Potatoes

Super cheese & tomato potatoes

Submitted by Jane Harbord on Thu, 2008-06-19 16:53

Literacy: Rt/E2.1, Rt/E3.3

Free tags: Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension

A series of comprehension questions based on an Asda recipe from their shopping web site.
It’s also an ideal way of familiarising learners with instructional texts / web pages.

Exotic fruits adjectives

Submitted by Gill Gibbons on Mon, 2008-06-02 16:53

Literacy: SLc/E3.1, SLc/E3.3, SLlr/E3.2, Ws/E2.2

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

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

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Lesson plan, Quiz, Worksheet or assignment

A super, complete E2-E3 lesson plan (and resources) originally written for e2e students looking at healthy eating, but great for any group. The lesson plan pays particular attention to equality and diversity.
Includes detailed plan, quiz answer sheet, illustrated fill-in tables and adjective ideas. You will need a selection of exotic fruit and also, if following the entire lesson plan, our Describing Foods resource (see below).

Shopping - integrated activities

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Sun, 2008-05-18 16:53

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rt/E1.1b, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Sc/E1.3b, ESOL Sc/E1.4d, ESOL Ws/E1.1a

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Independent living, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E1

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

A fabulous set of integrated activities that cover food vocabulary, use of is/are, paired speaking and listening practice (asking the price of food – with fill-in dialogue cards), reading and writing shopping lists.

Fruit bingo

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Thu, 2008-05-15 16:53

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

Pre-entry: Rtc/M7.1, Rtc/M8.3, Rw/M7.3, Rw/M8.3


Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism

Level: M7, M8, E1

A beautiful set of bingo games for preEntry and E1 literacy/ESOL. Choice of word or picture tiles provides easy differentiation, plus there is a second game with larger bingo boards and more white space (often better for SLDD students).

Planning a party

Submitted by Ruth D on Thu, 2008-04-24 11:35

Numeracy: MSS1/L1.1

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Useful problem solving practice alongside adding, dividing and multiplying money. Great for revision too.

Food groups word searches

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Thu, 2008-04-17 16:53

Literacy: Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.3

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.3a

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Resource type: Wordsearch

Level: E1

6 simple wordsearches (6 words per puzzles) for individual or group work (could display on a smartboard). Ideal for word and letter pattern recognition, converting between capital and lowercase letters, etc.

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