Equality and Diversity

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

Autumn apple cake

Submitted by Judith White on Thu, 2008-08-28 15:52

Numeracy: N1/L1.7, MSS1/E3.2, MSS1/L1.1, N1/L2.4, MSS1/L2.9, N2/L1.5, MSS1/L2.6

Free tags: Autumn, Equality and Diversity, Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

A wonderful seasonal L1-2 investigation (2 options – one for L1, one for L2) that covers ratios, formulae (oven temperatures, cake tins), converting measures, money and more.

Also includes a useful information sheet on autumn festivals from different cultures and faiths – ideal for prompting further discussion re. equality and diversity.

Exotic fruits adjectives

Submitted by Gill Gibbons on Mon, 2008-06-02 15:53

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).

Plastic surgery

Submitted by Janet Wilkins on Sat, 2008-05-17 15:53

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Writing: text focus (composition)

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Investigation or project, Quiz, Writing prompts

An interesting article, quiz, research and writing task for Level 2 Beauty Therapy / Care students or any Literacy students interested in this topic (originally written for a group of teenagers).

St George's Day discussion

Submitted by Trish Bradwell on Wed, 2008-04-30 15:53

Literacy: SLd/E2.2, SLd/E3.2

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, St George's Day

Context: News, Politics &Government items

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Discussion points

Uses a news report to prompt discussion about St George’s Day and whether it should be a national holiday. Written for E2-E3 but could also be used at higher levels.

May Day L1 reading and writing task

Submitted by Christine Robinson on Sun, 2008-04-27 15:53

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

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, May Day

Context: News, Politics &Government items

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

Based on a news article about the traditional Trade Union rally in London on May 1st. Comprehension questions (inc. dictionary work) followed by a related 3-step (plan, draft, final copy) writing task.

Monsters are Real - Entry 3 comprehension

Submitted by Gerry Farrell on Mon, 2008-04-07 15:53

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

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Level: E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension

An exciting short story specifically written for a school PEP group (post 16, entry level programme) and designed to be fun and interesting (especially for boys) and short enough to be completed in a one hour session (although the extension dictionary/sentence exercises could go on longer). With 9 questions and extension dictionary and sentence activities.

Wheelbarrow Boy - Entry 3 comprehension

Submitted by Gerry Farrell on Mon, 2008-04-07 15:53

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

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Level: E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension

Wheelbarrow Boy – Entry 3 comprehension is a wonderful short story specifically written for a school PEP group (post 16, entry level programme) and designed to be fun and interesting (especially for boys) and short enough to be completed in a one hour session (although the extension dictionary/sentence exercises could go on longer). With 10 questions and extension activities.

Literacy: Fiction, Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.4, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Level: E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension

An intriguing short story specifically written for a school PEP group (post 16, entry level programme) and designed to be fun and interesting (especially for boys) and short enough to be completed in a one hour session. With 13 questions.

The Birthday Present - Entry 3 comprehension

Submitted by Gerry Farrell on Sun, 2008-04-06 15:53

Literacy: Fiction, Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.4, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Level: E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension

An amusing short story specifically written for a school PEP group (post 16, entry level programme) and designed to be fun and interesting (especially for boys) and short enough to be completed in a one hour session (although the extension dictionary/sentence exercises could go on longer). With 10 questions and extension dictionary and sentence activities.

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

Free tags: Spring, Easter, Equality and Diversity

Level: E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Spring Festivals – Entry 3 comprehension questions (also includes alphabetical ordering and dictionary work) based on a short text about spring festivals from different cultures and faiths. The short text is part of the Easter Eggs – best buy? resource (below) which you will also have to download

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