# Recipe

Any resource that includes a food or drink recipe.

## Christmas recipe activities

Submitted by Judith White on Mon, 2013-12-16 09:19

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Eight different tasks based on three delightful Christmas mincemeat recipes – accompanied by very enticing photographs!. Suitable for E3-L2. Tasks cover metric measures, a web investigation, converting between metric and Imperial units, and ratio and proportion. Fully mapped to the Functional Maths criteria.

## Purpose of text - Club sandwich instructions

Submitted by Kereen Smith on Wed, 2013-10-09 14:37

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Club sandwich instructionsThis is a simple activity to get learners used to the concept of writing instructive text. It can be used as an introduction to the topic of ‘Purpose of Text’ and is easily adaptable to different contextualised areas e.g.

## Lasagne instructions

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Fri, 2012-09-07 17:34

#### Level: E3, L1

Reading practice based on a lasagne recipe.
Ideal for mixed ability groups. Questions range from straightforward E3-L1 comprehension through to the features-of-text type that are so important at L1-2 Functional English.

Can be used in conjunction with “Using imperatives “ PPT (see below) and could lead on to a recipe writing type task (writing frame also available below).

## Tacos

Submitted by Marion Martin on Tue, 2011-12-27 17:19

#### Level: E2

Using packet seasoning to make tacos. Worksheet provides practice in finding and using printed information such as steps to be followed and other ingredients needed to be purchased when cooking with packaged seasonings etc.
Includes illustration of sample package, questions to be answered, and suggested answers.
Ideal for, and fully mapped to, Entry Level 2 Functional English reading.

## Non-alcoholic cocktails L1 to L2 progression (ratios)

Submitted by Helen Lloyd on Mon, 2011-06-13 16:35

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Graduated set of really effective worksheets with step by step worked examples and two sets of questions. Aimed to help L1 students to progress to L2 ratio and proportion skills. With answer sheet and detailed adult numeracy / Functional maths mapping information.

## E2-E3 Make a cake Functional Maths revision

Submitted by Ruth Read on Mon, 2011-05-16 08:24

#### Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Investigation or project, Revision material, Teaching idea, Worksheet or assignment

Ideas for a revision class on the theme of making a cake. I have included a cake recipe by Delia Smith and some prices of cake ingredients and items for cake decorating.

I first used this activity with a mixed group of young adult learners with a range of learning difficulties. I found it worked better to give them a list of prices rather than asking them to find their own, because then they could focus on the main tasks.

## Cocktail and smoothie ratios

Submitted by Fiona Campbell on Thu, 2009-09-24 17:25

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Cocktail and smoothie ratios is a wonderful way to introduce ratio and proportion (also covers converting measures). Choose your favourites from the ‘menu’, work out ratios for the ingredients and calculate amounts required for multiples such as 6, 10 and 20 drinks, make up your own cocktail.
Adapted from Jodie Travis’s original version (see below).

## Getting the quantities right

Submitted by Cathy Barton on Tue, 2008-09-02 16:52

#### Resource type: Handout or guide, Worksheet or assignment

An embedded numeracy resource written for catering students. Provides conversion information and step by step examples for resizing recipes (up or down). Four genuine recipes plus a conversion exercise.

## Autumn apple cake

Submitted by Judith White on Thu, 2008-08-28 16:52

#### 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.

## Healthy eating lesson plan & resources

Submitted by Andrew Speers on Fri, 2008-07-11 16:53

#### Resource type: Lesson plan, Listening and/or speaking activity, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

A great 2.5 hr differentiated lesson plan complete with resources including ordering and matching worksheets and cards, simple spelling sheet, healthy eating chart (please download the accompanying Excel file – see below). The main topic is making an omelette and the lesson includes sequencing, letters, word recognition and building, and simple sentences. You will also need food leaflets from supermarkets, plastic or wooden letters and a tape recorder.

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