Equality and Diversity

Any resource that includes an obvious aspect of equality and/or diversity issues.

L1-L2 'World Maths' Functional Maths

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Sun, 2011-02-27 00:00

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

An international themed resource for World Maths day on March 1st 2011 or any other day of the year.
It is also ideal for, and fully mapped to, Functional Maths. Will prompt disucssion on many issues from the UK population through to literacy rates in Peru and the Coral Coast in Fiji!
Includes tips for covering Functional Maths process skills.

Housework

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Mon, 2010-05-31 21:13

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Rw/E1.1, Writing: text focus (composition)

Pre-entry: Rw/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Reading: text focus (comprehension), ESOL Writing: text focus (composition), ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, Humour

Context: Independent living

Resource type: Interactive presentation, On-screen activity or video, Reading comprehension, Sort or match cards, Writing prompts

Level: M8, E1, E2

Housework videoHousework videoHousework is a set of three related resources:
Housework is a very funny video (with a rather predictable ending!) accompanied by words and jolly music and designed to introduce, complement or summarise the two related resources below.
Although aimed at M8-E2, ESOL/Literacy groups of all levels will enjoy this video and it is bound to prompt disucssion. Supplied as a zipped WMV (Windows Media Video) file (6.8 MB).

Traditional May Day celebrations

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Wed, 2010-04-28 21:13

Literacy: Reading

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, May Day

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Reading comprehension

A lovely topical reading task aimed at L1-2. Includes 10 multiple choice comprehension questions, open skim/scan questions and a dictionary task.

Months and seasons

Submitted by Sonia Carroll on Mon, 2010-02-22 21:22

Literacy: Apply strategies to spell correctly

Numeracy: MSS1/E1.2

ESOL: ESOL Writing: word focus (spelling and handwriting)

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Independent living

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E1, E2

A beautiful set of worksheets. Learners must match months to seasons and also relate well known festivals and celebrations to each season (there is also a handy overview calendar for 2010). The last two sheets focus specifically on spring (clothes, foods, etc.).
Also useful for E1-2 ESOL / Literacy (spelling months of the year).

E3-L1 Functional English for Care (Early Years)

Submitted by Colleen Kelly on Sun, 2010-01-03 21:14

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Level: E3, L1

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

Functional English task sheets for Care (Early Years) provides contextualised help with the underpinning skills necessary to achieve Functional English (FE) at E3-L1. Includes reading comprehension (based on a topical article about the need for more male childcare workers), spelling, punctuation, fact and opinion, sentence structure, writing and discussion. With full details of relevant FE criteria and teaching notes.

20 Questions for Christmas

Submitted by Tony Jenkins on Mon, 2009-12-07 16:24

Numeracy: Number, Data Handling

Literacy: General literacy / English

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, Christmas

Resource type: Quiz

Level: E2, E3, L1

Literacy and numeracy questions all based on the word CHRISTMAS (can easily be adapted for other seasonal festivals such a Diwali, New Year’s Eve or Ramadan). Covers vowels, consonants, number, ratios, simple substitution, range, mode and more!
Ideal for mixed ability groups (E1-L2). Also provides very good practice in reading instructions carefully.
Updated Nov 2011 – see comments below

East is East review

Submitted by Jane Harbord on Sat, 2009-11-14 16:24

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1, Writing: text focus (composition)

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

A comprehension and writing task sheet for E3-L1. If learners also watch the East is East DVD it also provides lots of opportunity to discuss issues of race and culture.

Celebrating Diwali

Submitted by Louise Swain on Tue, 2009-09-15 16:25

Literacy: Homophones, homographs & confusables, Ww/L1.1

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, Diwali

Resource type: Informative presentation

Level: L1

Celebrating Diwali cleverly combines details about the Hindu festival with information on the common homophones: there – their – they’re.

Holiday dates

Submitted by Michael Garen on Wed, 2008-12-10 16:25

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.3

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Level: E2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Holiday dates is an unusual challenge where the special dates/celebrations (e.g. Diwali, St Patrick’s Day, Queen’s birthday, Easter, etc.) must be matched to the correct month/s of the year. With research links.

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8, Rw/E3.3, Rw/E3.4

Free tags: Autumn, Equality and Diversity

Level: E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Autumn Festivals – Entry 3 comprehension questions (also includes alphabetical ordering and dictionary work) based on a short text about autumn festivals from different cultures and faiths. The short text is from the Autumn Apple Cake resource (see below) which you will also have to download.

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