Literacy: General literacy / English, Apply punctuation and capitalisation, Functional English - reading, Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, Reading: text focus (comprehension), Use knowledge of punctuation and capitalisation, Use reference sources, Writing: text focus (composition), Functional English - writing, Engage in Discussion
ICT: General ICT resources, Using ICT, Entry 3 ICT, Finding and selecting information, Developing, presenting and communicating information
Context: Electrical, Electronics & Technology, Sport
Resource type: Interactive whiteboard, Investigation or project, Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension, Teaching idea, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts
Rugby themed task on reading (use of quotations and dialogue, facts versus opinions), researching and writing a short article. Topic links to ICT, suitable for use during e.g. Rugby World Cup, Six Nations Tournament or with any group keen on sport!
Context: Employment skills & Public services
Resource type: ICT task sheet, Interactive worksheet, Writing prompts
Simulations of email and online banking registration forms. Can be used in succession, as for the banking registration form you need an email address. When you press the “create account” button it will open the printing menu. Good luck!
Resource type: Handout or guide
Useful 1 page handout. Very simple instructions on how to correct a mistake made when typing in Microsoft Word. First used with residents at a clinic who have learning difficulties but ideal for any beginner.
Literacy: Writing: text focus (composition)
Resource type: ICT task sheet
Very clear, step by step task sheet for E3 ICT / Literacy / ESOL learners.
Enter a given short text into the PC, save and name files, set font size, etc. Then plan, write and proofread a short description about your own morning.
Resource type: Game, Ice breaker
This is a fabulous board game created as a fun and gentle introduction to L1-2 Functional ICT (or other ICT type classes). It also makes a good ice breaker at the beginning of term. Best printed onto A3 and laminated.
There is also an extra bonus ‘Quiz makers’ game available online (link available on the answer sheet).
Resource type: ICT task sheet, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment
The task sheet covers reading comprehension, research, and ICT skills such as finding and selecting information, saving and printing files.
Literacy: Functional English - reading
Numeracy: Functional Maths
Free tags: Olympics
Resource type: ICT task sheet, Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment
This uses the Olympic games 2012 as a focus.The main emphasis is maths / numeracy but ICT and English reading skills are also covered.
Learners will read dates by looking at a calendar and marking on when the Olympics start and finish (including the Paralympics), read times that the football events start and finish and put these on a clockface, and read prices of tickets of a match that they choose. There are also questions on shapes, number, money and doubling.