# E3

Entry level 3

## Shrove Tuesday E3 Functional English reading assessment

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Mon, 2016-02-08 19:13

#### Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

A rigorous and fully mapped reading assessment with mark sheet. Can also of course be used for normal classwork , revision, homework or private study. Ideal for Pancake day but could be used any time of year.

Based on an article on Pancake Day events in a recent edition of the Evening Standard. Includes restaurants, pancake races, charity events and competitions.

## Costs of a night out to London

Submitted by Deborah Proudfoot on Mon, 2016-02-01 16:13

#### Level: E2, E3

This is a set of three (maybe more) lessons which looks at the costs of a night out to London. It starts with students having to look at a train ticket and get the asked information from it – cost/type of ticket/time. It uses addition as students need to find out the cost of two tickets. They then use google to search times of trains. The next session looks at the cost of the theatre ticket and finding out the change you would have from a given amount again researching the theatre on the internet.

## Costing Paint Webquest

Submitted by Phil Bird on Sun, 2016-01-24 15:39

#### Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

In this activity, learners have to calculate how much paint is required for a specified job, find prices from different sources and work out total prices. This can then be compared.

## Conjunctions - for hairdressing students

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Sun, 2016-01-24 14:11

#### Resource type: Interactive presentation

A PPT to supplement work on this topic in the context of hairdressing.
Also includes a quick starter on punctuation.

## New Year 2016 reading comprehension

Submitted by Laura Bell on Fri, 2016-01-01 12:48

#### Level: E3, L1, L2

A reading comprehension based on the BBC website’s coverage of celebrations around the world.

## Whale Watch Tours - E3-L1 Functional Maths

Submitted by Marion Martin on Thu, 2015-12-31 18:24

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A worksheet giving details of 4 different whale watching tours (times, cost, accessibility, activities, etc.).

This is followed by 4 different scenarios, each describing a family or group. Students must choose the best tour for each group and work out the costs. As this holiday activity is in Australia, the price are in \$AUD.

## Plural spellings - proofreading practice

Submitted by Emily Nichols on Tue, 2015-12-22 11:35

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A resource designed to be used with Abigail Illife’s excellent Plural Spelling rules resource [ see ‘See also’ below].

Learners can practise their proofreading skills and apply the spelling rules. Give learners the first sheet and ask them to highlight the mistakes. As well as spelling mistakes there are capital letters and the US spelling of centre.

Hand out the second sheet on which the mistakes are underlined so that they can mark themselves and check that they have spotted all the mistakes.

## Black Friday & online Christmas shopping

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Tue, 2015-12-08 23:44

#### Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Based on two recent articles / surveys on Black Friday shopping, the main focus of this resource is Functional Mathematics but there is also an introductory page of English questions that check vocabulary, purpose of text and the ability to extract meaning from graphical material and captions.

This is followed by three pages of challenging differentiated questions for E3-L2 Functional Maths – all are based on the infographics within the text.

## A history of Christmas trees

Submitted by Joanne Collins on Tue, 2015-12-08 21:23

#### Resource type: Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

This is a reading comprehension based on a piece of text outlining the origins of Christmas trees in the UK with accompanying questions and a descriptive writing activity.

## Using timetables to plan a journey

Submitted by Amanda Kelly on Sun, 2015-11-29 17:50

#### Level: E3, L1

Students regularly tell me they cannot read bus timetables and just wait for the next one to come along! This activity asks learners to find the most appropriate bus for my journey.
I print the timetables (pages 2-8) out enlarged to A3 and stick them to walls of my classroom.

Update (June 2016)
Answer sheet (and error report for one question) kindly provided by Ray Sheerin and Jay Hall, Aylesbury, Bucks, Adult Learning.

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