Valentine's Day

Maria's Valentine's Day Party

Submitted by Emma Shaw on Thu, 2011-03-10 16:36

Numeracy: N2/L1.2, N2/L1.12

Free tags: Valentine's Day

Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: L1

Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

A set of L1 multiple choice Valentine’s Day fraction questions.
There is also an Easter version with similar questions (see below).

Love assignment

Submitted by Janet Wilkins on Tue, 2008-08-26 15:53

Literacy: Fiction, Reading: text focus (comprehension), Writing: text focus (composition), Poetry

Free tags: Valentine's Day, Wordle

Level: L2

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

Based on a short story, Highland Fling by Maureen Brannigan, from “Sexy Shorts for the Beach” edited by Victoria Kirwan-Taylor (Accent Press). However some of the writing and poetry extension activities could be used without reading the short story. Not just for romantics – the writing assignment might also cause great hilarity! Covers all Level 2 writing elements and many Level 2 reading elements (main points, research, summarise information, etc.).

Love hearts E1 literacy practice assignment

Submitted by Moira Garland on Mon, 2008-04-14 15:53

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rt/E1.1, Rt/E1.2, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.2

Free tags: Valentine's Day, Smarties & Love Hearts

Level: E1

Resource type: Assessment material, Reading comprehension

A reading comprehension exercise written in the style of a practice OCR E1 reading assignment (Task 1). It also includes OCR style tasks 2-4 (purpose of text, reading signs and symbols) – these are NOT about Love Hearts.
Love Hearts task 1 can also be used independently or alongside our popular Valentine’s Day E2-L2 Love Hearts Assignment (see below) in mixed ability classes.

Valentine's Day quiz

Submitted by Kate Bone on Wed, 2008-02-13 15:53

Numeracy: MSS1/L1.1, MSS1/L2.1

Free tags: Valentine's Day

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Lots of money problems to solve including cost of flowers, Mr Extravaganza’s fancy meal out and much more!

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.

Love Heart Literacy assignment

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Mon, 2008-02-04 15:53

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1, Rt/L1.3, Rt/L1.4, Rt/L1.5, Rt/L2.1, Rt/L2.3, Rt/L2.7, Rw/E2.4, Rw/E3.4, Ws/E2.2, Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Free tags: Valentine's Day, Smarties & Love Hearts

Context: History, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Covers alphabetical ordering, adjectives, reading comprehension, sentences and web research for E2-L2.

*Sadly the original background history (on which the comprehension is based) is no longer available on the Swizzels Matlow or Love Heart sites.

Love Hearts numeracy investigation / assessment

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2008-01-24 15:53

Numeracy: Number, Measures shape and space, Data Handling, General numeracy / maths

Free tags: Valentine's Day, Smarties & Love Hearts

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Assessment material, Investigation or project

Use as a fun investigation and/or a more formal assessment. Ideal for mixed ability groups as covers skills from Low E2 – E3 – High L1.

Covers estimating, measuring, rounding, data handling (bar charts, averages, pictograms), decimals, calculator use, problem solving, time, 3D shapes and percentages. With answer sheets.

Detailed marking boxes for E2, E3, L1 to allow for differentiated assessment, and extra squared sheets for drawing bar charts and pictograms.
You will need to one packet of Love Hearts per pair or small group.

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