Hands-on / practical activity

Cooking , contructing, measuring and other kinaesthetic activities.

Week's TV Listings

Submitted by Kathy Crockford on Sat, 2010-10-23 15:38

Literacy: Rt/E2.3, Rt/E3.7, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E3.4

Numeracy: MSS1/E3.3, MSS1/L1.2, MSS1/L1.3

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Reading comprehension, Sort or match cards

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1

A multi-functional resource for Literacy or Numeracy. Sample TV listings by day, programme, start and end times, channel and genre. Use for alphabetic or numeric sorting, skimming and scanning exercises, literacy social sight vocabulary for days of the week, numeracy exercises for calculating time, etc. This resource contains some sample exercise questions to use which can be developed further according to need. I laminated the sheets and then cut up into days so lower level learners can move the elements around. Higher level learners can work from the whole page sheets as well.

Postal rates worksheet

Submitted by Leia Fee on Sun, 2010-05-02 22:13

Numeracy: HD1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.5, MSS1/E3.6

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3

A lovely hands-on measuring / weighing / extracting data activity (you will need a selection of letters and packets) for Entry 3.

L2 Functional Maths selecting an air conditioner

Submitted by Leia Fee on Thu, 2010-04-01 22:13

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L2.9, MSS1/L2.3, MSS1/L2.5

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing, Electrical, Electronics & Technology

Level: L2

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Investigation or project

A great way to practice L2 measure and volume skills in a practical problem solving scenario. Ideal (and fully mapped to) L2 Functional Maths.

Christmas Star template

Submitted by Bryan Fitzpatrick on Thu, 2009-12-10 17:24

Numeracy: General numeracy / maths, Common Measures

Free tags: Family learning, Christmas

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity

Star templateStar templateChristmas Star template was designed to accompany Sarah Horsley’s How to Make a Christmas Star resource (below) and makes the folding and cutting process easier. Ideal when using Sarah’s resource in a family learning situation.

How to make a Christmas star

Submitted by Sarah Horsley on Sun, 2009-11-29 17:24

Literacy: Reading, Rs/E3.1

Numeracy: Measures shape and space

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Free tags: Family learning, Christmas

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1

How to make a Christmas starHow to make a Christmas starA fabulous set of illustrated instructions. Makes a great activity for literacy and numeracy classes (reading instructions, measuring, shapes, etc.) at many levels.
For an easy to use template please see Bryan Fitzpatrick’s accompany resource below.

Looking at Newspapers

Submitted by Ellie Walsh on Wed, 2009-10-14 17:25

Literacy: General literacy / English, Poetry

Context: News, Politics &Government items

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Lesson plan, Listening and/or speaking activity, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Looking at Newspapers is a wonderful example of creative differentiated teaching across all levels (E1-L2). A detailed lesson description, resources and introductory PPT are included. The lesson uses Kipling’s “What and Why and When, And How and Where and Who” to help students analyse newspaper reports and interview other students, or their teacher, to create their own reports.

Were-we're-where-wear

Submitted by Colleen Kelly on Sat, 2009-09-12 17:25

Literacy: Homophones, homographs & confusables, Ww/L1.1

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Cloze exercise, Hands-on / practical activity

Level: L1

Hands on activities inc. bingo game and cloze exercises – providing good group or individual practice with these common confusables.

Decimal on-screen slider

Submitted by Celyn Osuji on Tue, 2009-08-18 11:54

Numeracy: Mental maths, N2/L1.6

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Warm-up

Level: L1

A rather nifty Word document template where learners can move the digits to the right or left to see the changes in place value when multiplying or dividing decimals by 10, 100 and 1000.

Jenga

Submitted by John Thompson A on Fri, 2009-06-19 17:25

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.5, MSS2/E3.2, MSS1/L1.8, MSS1/L1.9, MSS2/E2.2, N1/E3.5, MSS1/L1.10, MSS2/L1.1, MSS2/L1.2, MSS1/E3.5, MSS1/L1.7

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E2, E3, L1

A hands-on activity that covers measuring, multiplying and 3D shapes (and a quick game of Jenga!).
Plus suggested L1 extension activities that cover perimeter, area, volume, metric measures and tessellation.

E2 place value

Submitted by Jennifer Whitehead on Mon, 2009-02-09 17:25

Numeracy: N1/E2.4, N1/E2.1, N1/E2.2

Resource type: Game, Hands-on / practical activity, Scheme of work, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E2

A scheme of work and progress sheet accompanied by many resources including: tallies, counting to 100, odd and even numbers, number bonds, adding on ten, ideas for card games and links to web based games.

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