Remembrance day

Armistice day - Tower of London Poppies

Submitted by Geraldine Cruse on Thu, 2017-11-09 16:16

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Free tags: Remembrance day

Level: M8, E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Informative presentation

A picture PPT first used to introduce the 2014 L1-2 Blood Swept Lands L1-2 Functional Maths tasks (see link below).
A great discussion prompt that can also be used or adapted to introduce any Remembrance Day activities.

The Poppy Appeal L1-2 Functional English workbook

Submitted by Jane Johnson on Mon, 2016-11-07 14:52

Literacy: Functional Skills English, Functional English - reading, Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, Functional English - writing

Free tags: Remembrance day

Context: Employment skills & Public services, History, Voluntary & Charity

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Listening and/or speaking activity, On-screen activity or video, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

This is a selection of literacy tasks, based on the Poppy Appeal 2016 and John McCrae’s poem ‘In Flanders Fields’, covering aspects of speaking and listening, reading and writing.

Editor’s note: covers all aspects of L1-2 Functional English – also suitable for GCSE.

Remembrance Day E1-E2 writing practice

Submitted by Diane Lambert on Fri, 2015-11-06 14:01

Literacy: Writing: text focus (composition), Functional English - writing

Free tags: Remembrance day

Context: History, Voluntary & Charity

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Writing prompts

I wrote this E1-2 writing task to supplement the excellent E1-2 reading/writing/discussion worksheet by Carrie Bray (see below).
Write a note to a friend. Use conjunctions and check your work.

Editor’s Note
There is an E3 version of this task (writing an email) – contributed by Diane a couple of years ago. See below.

Blood Swept Lands L1-2 Functional Maths tasks

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Fri, 2014-11-07 00:18

Numeracy: General numeracy / maths, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number

Free tags: Remembrance day

Context: History, News, Politics &Government items, Voluntary & Charity

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A challenging set of questions based on a short text about the stunning Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London.
Questions cover number measures, time, money, area – many calculations involve working with very large numbers.

Literacy: Writing: text focus (composition), Functional English - writing

Free tags: Remembrance day

Context: History, Voluntary & Charity

Level: E3

Resource type: Writing frame, Writing prompts

I wrote this E3 writing task to supplement the E1/2 excellent worksheet by Carrie Bray (see below).
Plan, draft and proof read an email invitation to a friend.

Remembrance Day Functional English E1-2

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Fri, 2011-10-21 16:49

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English

Free tags: Remembrance day

Context: History, Voluntary & Charity

Level: E1, E2

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

Set of Remembrance Day tasks covering reading, writing and discussion.
Ideal for, and fully mapped to, Entry Level 1 and 2 Functional English. With teaching tips and extension ideas.

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Reading: text focus (comprehension), Functional English - writing

ICT: Functional ICT

Free tags: Remembrance day

Context: History, Voluntary & Charity

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: ICT task sheet

A series of clear tasks that works well for a wide ability range (E2-L1).
Includes: resizing pictures, creating and saving folders and files, web research and poster design.

Remembrance Day

Submitted by James Woods on Sun, 2010-05-02 21:29

Literacy: General literacy / English

Free tags: Remembrance day

Context: Employment skills & Public services, History

Level: L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

Remembrance DayRemembrance DayA series of comprehension / research / dictionary tasks based on 3 separate short texts about Remembrance Day, the Menin Gate, and the Holocaust. The final task gives a choice of creative writing ideas.
Written for employment students in order to develop research, communciation and teamwork skills (but suitable for all L2 learners).

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