Equality and Diversity

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

Easter Eggs - value for money?

Submitted by Judith White on Sun, 2008-03-09 15:53

Literacy: General literacy / English

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number, N1/L2.3, MSS1/L1.1, N2/L1.5, N2/L1.6, N2/L1.7

Free tags: Spring, Easter, Equality and Diversity

Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Investigation or project, Shared text, Worksheet or assignment

An L1-2 investigation that covers direct proportion (best buy), and rounding / calculating with money /decimals. Two options are included: students can either research Easter egg and chocolate prices on internet shopping sites or use those given. In both cases they must investigate the cost per 100g chocolate and work out the best buy. Final extension work includes consideration of ‘buy one get one free’ and ‘two for £…’ offers.

*Editor’s note.

Welsh Cakes recipe ratios

Submitted by Gill Clark on Tue, 2008-03-04 15:53

Numeracy: N1/L1.7

Free tags: St David's Day, Equality and Diversity, Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Welsh Cakes recipe ratios great for St David’s Day or any time of year!

Words around the world Eclipse crossword

Submitted by Janet Wilkins on Sat, 2008-03-01 15:53

Literacy: Rw/L1.3, Ww/L1.1, Word origins

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Crossword, Interactive whiteboard, Warm-up

Crossword with 29 words and clues – increase awareness of word borrowing / origins (and improve spelling). Includes words of Old English, Spanish, Italian, Greek, French, Czech, Latin and American origin. Makes a good warm up activity.

You must download the free Eclipse software before you can use the ecw (Eclipse crossword) file below. See our Good Software – Eclipse Crossword entry for more information.

Once installed, use the Eclipse software to load up the files, edit or add to the word list and clues, and print them out as puzzles.

Be my Valentine

Submitted by Margaret Lagoyianni on Mon, 2008-02-04 15:53

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.2, Rt/E3.7, Rt/L1.1, Rw/L1.2, SLc/L1.1, Wt/E3.1, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.3, Wt/L2.1, Wt/L2.3, Poetry

Free tags: Valentine's Day, Equality and Diversity

Context: History

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Shared text, Writing prompts

A brilliant resource – especially for younger, teenage students. Includes an original poem, discussion of slang, background info on Valentine’s Day, writing and speaking ideas.

Pancakes maths questions

Submitted by Judith White on Mon, 2008-01-28 15:53

Numeracy: N1/L1.7, N1/L2.3, MSS1/L1.3

Free tags: Shrove Tuesday, Equality and Diversity

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Pancakes is a series of challenging questions for Shrove Tuesday. The main topic is ratio and proportion but metric measures, money and time are also covered.

Literacy: SLc/E3.3, SLc/E3.4, SLlr/E3.2, SLlr/E3.6

ESOL: ESOL Listen and respond

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity

Level: E3, L1, L2

Step by step instructions for an excellent paired activity. Also provides useful practice for formal speaking and listening assessments.

Talking Turkeys

Submitted by Janet Wilkins on Thu, 2007-12-06 16:17

Literacy: Speak clearly and appropriately, Rt/L2.2, Engage in Discussion

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, Christmas

Level: L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Listening and/or speaking activity, Teaching idea

A transcript and video link to a performance of Benjamin Zephaniah’s great poem. Great for discussion of language, dialect and oral performance and for Level 2 reading – inferring meaning, etc.

Christmas menu writing frame

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2007-12-06 16:17

Literacy: Ws/E2.2, Wt/E1.1, Wt/E2.1, Wt/E3.1

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, Christmas

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Writing frame

Christmas menu writing frame encourages the use of adjectives and other persuasive language. Ideal to use after the Food Descriptions game (see below).

Christmas whole number numeracy assessment

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Mon, 2007-12-03 16:18

Numeracy: Whole Numbers

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, Christmas

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Assessment material

Christmas whole number numeracy assessment written as an end of term assessment for a mixed ability group ranging from Low E2 – E3 – Low L1. Covers place value, rounding, 4 operations, times tables, problem solving, multiplying and dividing by 10/100. With a marking box for E2, E3, L1 to allow for differentiated assessment.
Answer sheet available separately (see below).
A related minimal literacy version (with Christmas references removed) of this resource is also available (see below).

Numeracy: Whole Numbers

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, Christmas

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Assessment material

This is a simplified, minimal literacy version of a Christmas numeracy resource (see below) written as an end of term assessment for a mixed ability group ranging from low E2 – E3 – low L1. Ideal for students with low literacy or for a faster assessment where you are just testing straightforward maths – not problem solving skills (most Xmas references have been removed making it suitable for year-round use). With a marking box sheet for E2, E3, L1 to allow for differentiated assessment and separate answer sheet.

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