Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English

Free tags: Summer

Context: Art Film Media Music TV, Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material

A fabulous City and Guilds style E3 literacy assignment that covers all aspects of E3 speaking and listening, reading and writing. Based on a trip to a seaside music festival, it makes a very appealing summer-time revision activity for music fans of any age.

The real-life, practical nature of the tasks makes them equally suitable for Functional Skills English practice.

Planning a barbecue

Submitted by Fiona Campbell on Mon, 2009-09-21 17:25

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N1/L1.7, N2/L1.2

Free tags: Summer

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Planning a barbecue is just in time for the end of the BBQ season and is a great way to introduce the idea of scaling down (or up). Some of your guests are unable to come. How can you adjust the food quantities to avoid wastage? Designed to facilitate discussion about ratios and fractions.
The problem solving nature also makes this very suitable for L1 Functional Maths.

Summer bingo

Submitted by Rachel Emmett on Thu, 2009-07-09 17:25

Literacy: Rw/E1.1, Rw/E2.1

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E2.2a

Free tags: Summer

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism

Level: E1, E2

An ideal end of year or summer activity for beginning readers (ESOL or Lit). 9 illustrated bingo boards plus checklist.

Summer word fun

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Fri, 2008-07-11 16:53

Literacy: General literacy / English

ESOL: General ESOL

Free tags: Summer

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Crossword, Wordsearch, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E1, E2

A beautiful set of 5 games and activities at text, sentence and word level. Includes word fill, word search, cloze exercise and more. Ideal for end of term lesson (or the beginning of the autumn term when holidays are being discussed) with answer sheets and teaching ideas.

Feeding and weeding the lawn

Submitted by Judith White on Mon, 2006-10-09 17:11

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.5, N1/E2.6, N1/E3.7, MSS1/L1.9, N1/L1.8, N1/E3.9, MSS1/L2.7, N1/L1.3, N1/L2.4, N1/L2.1, MSS1/E3.5, MSS1/L1.4, MSS1/L1.7, MSS1/L2.6

Free tags: Spring, Summer, Autumn

Context: Gardening & Horticulture

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Teaching idea

A super differentiated whole group activity (E2 – L2) for spring, summer or autumn. Covers measures, area, rounding, substitution and more.

Where did we go on holiday?

Submitted by Judith White on Fri, 2006-09-22 17:11

Numeracy: N1/E3.2, HD1/L1.3, N1/E1.7, N1/E2.6, HD1/L1.4, N1/E3.7, HD1/L2.3, N1/E2.2, N1/E3.9, HD1/E2.5, HD1/E3.2, N1/L1.3, N1/L2.4, HD1/E3.4, N2/E3.4, HD1/L1.2, MSS1/E3.4, N2/L1.11, HD1/L2.2, N2/L2.10, MSS1/L1.5, MSS1/L2.6

Free tags: Summer

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Lesson plan, Teaching idea

A differentiated whole group (E1 – L2) activity that’s ideal for the first class after the summer break.

Happy Holidays

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2006-09-17 17:11

Literacy: Ww/E3.1, Ww/E3.2, Rs/E3.2, Rt/E3.2, Rt/E3.4, Rt/L1.2, Rw/L1.2, Rw/L1.3, Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.3, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L1.5

Free tags: Summer

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Handout or guide, Interactive presentation, Shared text, Writing frame

Happy Holidays is a set of two resources that was used and created during a series of eight 2 hour lessons. DO NOT USE IT ALL AT ONCE – and please read the notes underneath each slide!
Start by looking at postcards. Then learn about compound words and write a group postcard (followed by individual ones). Move on to look at adjectives and the persuasive language of holiday advertisements (inc. working out unfamiliar vocabulary) and finish by writing your own hotel adverts.
Happy Holidays extra resources
To accompany the Happy Holidays PowerPoint.

Numeracy during the summer.

Submitted by Judith White on Sun, 2006-07-16 17:11

Numeracy: General numeracy / maths

Free tags: Summer

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Teaching idea

Numeracy during the summer. Keep your students’ skills going during the summer break with these ideas. 1 page for Entry level, one for levels 1/2. Covers number, measures, shape and space, and data.

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