# Sport

## Hysterical, deluded and thoroughly English

Submitted by Dave Norgate on Mon, 2011-03-28 12:17

#### Resource type: Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

Series of L2 tasks based on an article from the BBC News website written after England left the World Cup 2010 competition.
This is a complicated text. The exercises include a comprehension, identifying spelling mistakes and a vocabulary task. There is also a short writing task.

## E3-L2 Travelling in the UK Functional Maths

Submitted by Nikki Gilbey on Wed, 2011-03-09 00:01

#### Level: E3, L1, L2

I created this resource as practice in data handling for a Level 1 Functional Maths group and it covers skills from Entry 3 to Level 2. It includes creating tallies and charts, using a distance chart, calculating average and range, and working with money.

## Psychic octopus predicts World Cup result

Submitted by David Pike on Fri, 2010-07-09 22:12

#### Level: L1

A reading activity based on a topical news story that is bound to prompt class discussion! Includes comprehension and vocabulary questions.

## World Cup 2010 quiz

Submitted by Susan Kindred on Mon, 2010-06-21 22:12

#### Resource type: Interactive presentation, Quiz

A great PPT quiz – the emphasis in on maths (questions on number of matches played, groups etc.) but it also includes general knowledge questions. All question can be easily adapted if they are too easy / difficult.

## England's World Cup

Submitted by Matthew Brooke on Sat, 2010-06-19 22:22

#### Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame

A great set of mixed Entry exercises where learners are encouraged to use a range of positive (and negative!) adjectives to describe their favourite players.
Plus: write to Capello (writing frame included), reading and discussion, rearrange sentences, use conjunctions, and research previous World Cups.

## Wimbledon statistics

Submitted by Leia Fee on Mon, 2010-06-14 22:12

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Wimbledon statistics is a lovely set of fraction and percentage problems based on tables of recent Wimbledon statistics. Also suitable for underpinning L1 Functional Maths.

## World Cup Top Trumps playing cards

Submitted by Roger Willoughby on Tue, 2010-06-08 22:22

#### Resource type: Game

A fabulous way to practise decimal, fraction and percentage equivalents. Set of 32 cards (Excel) and accompanying rules (PDF). For two or more players.

## Capello Gerrard World Cup apostrophes

Submitted by Rachel Emmett on Tue, 2010-06-08 22:13

#### Level: L2

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

## E2-L1 World Cup Functional Maths tasks

Submitted by Maudine Morris on Thu, 2010-06-03 22:22

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A wonderful selection of tasks suitable for E2-L1 Functional Maths and numeracy. Includes: extracting information from tables, money, fractions & percentages, averages, rounding, large numbers, time/dates and general problem solving. Fully mapped to Functional Maths (FM) with extra teaching ideas for FM process skills.

## World Cup literacy

Submitted by Maudine Morris on Thu, 2010-06-03 22:22