Drug awareness

Working with alcohol units

Submitted by Charlotte Gustar on Tue, 2011-09-13 13:01

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, Functional Maths - number, N1/L1.7, N1/L1.10, HD1/L1.1

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Free tags: Drug awareness

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Level: L1

Resource type: Discussion points, Informative presentation, Worksheet or assignment

This lesson is designed to embed adding and subtracting, ratio and proportion, etc. whilst looking at the important issue of alcohol consumption and units. Students are able to look at the RDA of alcohol consumption, binge drinking, etc. in the introductory PPT.

Drug awareness embedded Functional English

Submitted by Andrew Speers on Sat, 2011-09-03 09:32

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English

Free tags: Drug awareness

Context: Health, Social care, Early years, Independent living

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Discussion points, Lesson plan, Poster, Reading comprehension, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Everything you need for embedding literacy / Functional English into a teaching session that looks at drugs.

Learners explore the types types of drugs and also some of the origins of the problem. It covers types of text and some reading and spelling, including segmenting. There is also a ‘DARTs’ type exercise that explores how to treat a person who may become ill, instructions to re-order, and posters to laminate and discuss.

Alcohol Abuse L2 Functional English study pack

Submitted by Tina Smith on Fri, 2011-08-19 10:23

Literacy: Functional Skills English

Free tags: Drug awareness

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Level: L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Investigation or project, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

A fabulous and very topical study pack for Level 2 Functional English students. Covers all aspects of Functional English and is fully mapped to the Functional Skills criteria.
13 tasks covering reading, writing and discussion. Includes: spelling, dictionary work, formal and semi-formal letter writing, surveys and graphical information, reading comprehension, punctuation and paragraphing, and summarising. With teaching notes and several exemplar answers.

Alcohol units and decimals

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Sun, 2011-08-14 09:46

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).

The cost of smoking

Submitted by Trish Bradwell on Mon, 2007-11-19 17:18

Numeracy: MSS1/E3.1, N1/L1.3, MSS1/L1.1, MSS1/L1.3

Free tags: Drug awareness

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Originally used during a college ‘Be Healthy’ week but makes a great thought-provoking activity at anytime. Covers addition and multiplication of whole numbers and money, plus working with units of time.

Problem Page

Submitted by Saul Pope on Wed, 2007-06-20 17:18

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1, Rt/L2.1, Writing: text focus (composition), Engage in Discussion

Free tags: Drug awareness

Context: Independent living

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Listening and/or speaking activity, Shared text

Problem Page is a great way to encourage paired reading, writing and discussion skills. Students discuss a typical problem from a tabloid newspaper page and then, in pairs, work on different problems and how they would solve them. For Entry 3, L1/2 ESOL and Literacy.

George Michael

Submitted by Saul Pope on Sun, 2007-01-07 17:19

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1, Rt/L2.1

Free tags: Drug awareness

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

A controversial interview is an ideal non-threatening way to introduce the topic of drugs, alongside reading and discussion practice.

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