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Level 1

Excel literacy curriculum progress charts

Submitted by Dave Walkden on Fri, 2004-10-22 23:00

Literacy: General literacy / English

General: Aims & objectives, ILPs, reflections

Level: M6, M7, M8, E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Tracking or mapping

6 Excel charts showing all the curriculum indicators in any particular level: pre-Entry (Milestone 1- Milestone 8 in one sheet), and one sheet each for E1, E2, E3, L1, L2.

Each chart provides, on one page, a quick, visual record of progress and achievement and is particularly useful in forming and updating individual learning plans. They can be kept in students’ basic skills folders and used to set targets and track progress.

For more information on these files please also download the PDF overview (below).

Excel numeracy curriculum progress charts

Submitted by Dave Walkden on Fri, 2004-10-22 23:00

Numeracy: General numeracy / maths

General: Aims & objectives, ILPs, reflections

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Tracking or mapping

5 Excel charts showing all the curriculum indicators in any particular level: one sheet each for E1, E2, E3, L1, L2.

Each chart provides, on one page, a quick, visual record of progress and achievement and is particularly useful in forming and updating individual learning plans. They can be kept in students’ basic skills folders and used to set targets and track progress.

For more information on these files please also download the PDF overview (below).

Weight Lotto

Submitted by Karen Hannah on Mon, 2004-09-06 16:12

Numeracy: N2/L1.2, N1/L1.4, MSS1/E3.8, MSS1/L1.4, MSS1/L1.7, MSS1/L2.5

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism

Level: E3, L1, L2

Several games to play: complete with game tiles and lotto boards. Ideal for for practising converting measures (Levels 1 and 2) and also another game board for selecting appropriate units of measure (Entry 3).

Practice L1 Ratio and Proportion questions.

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2004-03-24 16:25

Numeracy: Functional Maths, N1/L1.7

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1

Practice L1 Ratio and Proportion questions. 12 illustrated multiple choice questions. With notes for those that are teaching Functional Maths.
First uploaded March 2004. Updated 10/09/2009.

Smarties investigation (the original!)

Submitted by Di Mellor on Wed, 2004-02-18 00:00

Numeracy: Place value and counting, Estimate, Add subtract multiply divide, Solve whole number problems, Extract and interpret information, Collect organise represent, Averages and range

Free tags: Smarties & Love Hearts

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

One of our most endearing and popular resources. This excellent investigation for mixed ability groups has inspired many other Skillsworkshop contributors to create related Smartie resources (see below for just a small selection). Covers almost all data handling curriculum elements from Entry 1 to Level 1 along with other elements from N1 (whole numbers) and Measure. Topics covered include counting, estimating, addition, sorting, tallies, bar charts, mean, range and more.

Measure cards

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sat, 2004-02-07 13:02

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.5, MSS1/E2.6, MSS1/E2.7, MSS1/L1.2, MSS1/L2.2, MSS1/E3.4, MSS1/E3.8, MSS1/L1.4, MSS1/L1.5, MSS1/L1.7, MSS1/L2.3, MSS1/L2.6

Resource type: Sort or match cards

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

4 sets of word cards, 2 sets of picture cards. Sort, match, order and group cards. Metric measures, imperial measures, units of time, measuring instruments, suitable units. Makes great starter or revision activities. Build active learning into your lessons. Ideal for visual and kinaesthetic learners.

Graphic organiser activities

Submitted by Maureen Prowse on Mon, 2004-01-12 16:11

Literacy: Rs/L1.1, Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.2, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.3, Wt/L2.1, Wt/L2.3

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Writing frame, Writing prompts

Level: E3, L1, L2

Find out about graphic organisers by completing the cloze. Then follow the instructions to create your own graphic organiser and plan a five paragraph magazine article in 5 minutes! All you need is your hand and a blank sheet of paper!

Apostrophe dominoes

Submitted by Maureen Prowse on Mon, 2004-01-12 13:02

Literacy: Rs/L1.2, Ws/L2.4

Resource type: Game

Level: L1, L2

Great way to practise the use of apostrophes in contractions. 28 dominoes, and instructions for several different games.

Christmas parcels, cards and presents

Submitted by Di Mellor on Thu, 2003-12-11 00:00

Numeracy: HD1/E2.1, N2/E3.3, MSS1/E2.2, HD1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.1, HD1/L1.1, MSS1/L1.1, N2/E3.4, N2/L1.5, N2/L1.11, MSS1/L1.4

Free tags: Christmas

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

Great series of differentiated assignments (2 each at Entry 2, Entry 3 and Level 1) using the Royal Mail web site or leaflets (last posting dates, parcel prices) for the postage assignments, and an Argos (or similar) catalogue for the Christmas present assignment. Topics covered include reading tables, weighing, working with decimals and money, using calculators.

Updated in 2007 to reflect new postal rates but you wil need to get the lastest price list from the Royal Mail http://www.royalmail.com/

Restaurant Bills

Submitted by Sarah Richards on Fri, 2003-05-23 23:00

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.2, MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/L1.1, MSS1/L2.1

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Warm-up

A lively warm-up that covers mental and paper-based money skills from Entry 2 to Level 2. All you need are copies of local food menus (or make up your own on the blank provided).

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