FIFA World Cup 2010

Resources created specifically for the 2010 Football World Cup (see also 2006 World Cup).

Hysterical, deluded and thoroughly English

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

Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words, Rt/L2.1, Rt/L2.3, Rt/L2.4, Writing: text focus (composition)

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: News, Politics &Government items, Sport

Level: L2

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.

Psychic octopus predicts World Cup result

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

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Reading: word focus (phonics & vocabulary)

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: Sport

Level: L1

Resource type: Reading comprehension

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

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: Sport

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

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

Literacy: Writing, General literacy / English, Ws/E2.1, Ws/E3.1

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: Sport

Level: E2, E3

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.

World Cup Top Trumps playing cards

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

Numeracy: N2/L1.3, N2/L2.2

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: Sport

Level: L1, L2

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.

E2-L1 World Cup Functional Maths tasks

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

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: Sport

Level: E2, E3, L1

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

Literacy: Reading, Wt/E3.4

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: Sport

Level: E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

A great set of topical tasks that include: research, proof reading, comprehension (including one on Wayne Rooney), scanning and world geography.

FIFA World Cup 2010 team spellings

Submitted by Kathy Crockford on Thu, 2010-03-18 22:22

Literacy: Ww/E3.1, Ws/E2.4

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: Sport

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A topical Entry Level spelling activity that stresses the importance of using an initial capital letter for proper nouns. Teams are arranged in groups. Fill in the missing letters, then attempt to spell entire team names correctly.

Literacy: General literacy / English

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: Sport

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

An unusual exercise where the learner must first read an information text and then check a piece of work – not only for spelling and punctuation errors but also for factual accuracy. Then sort teams into alphabetical order. Aimed at E2-E3 although some parts are suitable for L1.

Numeracy: General numeracy / maths

Literacy: General literacy / English

ESOL: General ESOL

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: Sport

Resource type: Investigation or project

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

World Cup investigation, web sites, and teaching ideas for literacy and numeracy something for literacy and numeracy students at all levels with updated links and investigation questions. First submitted for the 2006 WC – updated in 2010.

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