Functional English - writing

Live the lotto dream v3 (childcare)

Submitted by Helen Connell on Thu, 2008-06-26 16:53

Literacy: General literacy / English, Functional English - writing

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Resource type: Investigation or project

Level: E3, L1, L2

A great project that covers many L1/2 numeracy elements. You win the lottery, buy a nursery and have to furnish it from catalogues and/or Internet sites.
Learn about budgeting, displaying data, working with areas and floor plans, bank statements, rounding, estimating, and much more. Everything must be written up as a comprehensive report with a clear conclusion (a great guidance page on report writing is included in the resource).

Wimbledon E1-2 Functional English

Submitted by Christine Robinson on Tue, 2008-06-24 17:27

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E2.4, Rw/E3.4, Functional English - writing

Free tags: Wimbledon

Context: Sport

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Wimbledon is a simplified text for E1-2 with comprehension, dictionary and sentence-writing questions followed by alphabetical ordering work on the men’s/women’s top seeds.
Editor’s note
June 2017 – fully updated – now with 2017 lists of seeds plus Functional Skills mapping, answers.
(First uploaded June 2008 but updated in 2009, 2010, 2016, 2017)

Live the lotto dream v2 (hairdressing)

Submitted by Jenny Jupe on Fri, 2007-01-05 17:19

Literacy: General literacy / English, Functional English - writing

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Resource type: Investigation or project

Level: E3, L1, L2

A great project that covers many L1/2 numeracy elements. You win the lottery, buy a salon and have to furnish it from catalogues and/or Internet sites. Learn about budgeting, displaying data, working with areas and floor plans, bank statements, rounding, estimating, and much more. Everything must be written up as a comprehensive report with a clear conclusion (a great guidance page on report writing is included in the resource).

Live the lotto dream (the original!)

Submitted by Dave Walkden on Tue, 2006-09-05 17:11

Literacy: General literacy / English, Functional English - writing

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Context: Painting Decorating & DIY

Resource type: Investigation or project

Level: E3, L1, L2

Live the lotto dream is a fabulous project that covers many E3/L1 literacy and numeracy elements. You win the lottery, buy a flat and have to furnish it from the Argos catalogue! Learn about budgeting, working with areas and floor plans, bank statements, rounding, estimating, and much more. Everything must be written up as a comprehensive report with a clear conclusion (a great guidance page on report writing is included in the resource).

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