Mind map

Any resource that includes a mind map, spidergram, word map or brainstorm.

Metric bubble revision chart

Submitted by Leia Fee on Mon, 2010-03-29 21:13

Numeracy: MSS1/L1.4, MSS1/L1.7, MSS1/L2.6

Resource type: Handout or guide, Mind map, Poster, Revision material, Sort or match cards

Level: L1, L2

Metric bubblesMetric bubblesA colourful mind map that can help with remembering metric prefixes, rough metric-Imperial conversions and more. Would also make a good classroom poster. Plus a separate matching game.

Describing foods (local hospitality provision)

Submitted by Cathy Barton on Tue, 2008-08-26 15:53

Literacy: Rw/L1.2, Rw/L2.1, Wt/L2.6

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Handout or guide, Mind map

A beautiful five page handout designed to help students write clear descriptions and learn key technical vocabulary – examples include British cheese, cuts of vegetables and a wonderful mind map showing key quality points to look for in cuts of meat and poultry. Written for NVQ 1-2 catering students working on their ‘local hospitality provision’ project.

Literacy: Writing: text focus (composition)

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Mind map, Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame

Writing a formal letter (in order to arrange an interview with a local hospitality provider) provides all key points as a mindmap and (for linear thinkers) as a bulleted list. Plus layout guide and a ‘jumbled sheet’ to sort out! Suitable for all areas – not just catering/hospitality.

Conversation and discussion

Submitted by Karen Beasley on Thu, 2008-05-08 15:53

Literacy: SLc/E2.1, SLd/E2.2

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E2

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Mind map, Worksheet or assignment

An ‘active’ worksheet first used in a Skills for Work class. Ideal for prompting discussion on the importance of good communication skills in the workplace.

The 'number two' word map

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Mon, 2008-03-31 15:53

Literacy: Rw/L1.3, Rw/L2.1, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1, Word origins

Resource type: Mind map, Poster

Level: L1, L2

The ‘number two’ word map for spelling and vocabulary work and teacher reference / inspiration. Another addition to our popular series of word root / letter string maps. Guaranteed to get students (and teachers) thinking about the number two in a different light!

The 'number one' word map

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2008-03-30 15:53

Literacy: Rw/L1.3, Rw/L2.1, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1, Word origins

Resource type: Mind map, Poster

Level: L1, L2

Number one word mapNumber one word mapThe ‘number one’ word map for spelling and vocabulary work and teacher reference / inspiration. Another addition to our popular series of word root / letter string maps. Guaranteed to get students (and teachers) thinking about the number one in a different light!

The writing process

Submitted by Neil Hardy on Sat, 2007-11-24 16:18

Literacy: Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.4, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.6, Wt/L2.1, Wt/L2.7

Resource type: Mind map, Sort or match cards

Level: E3, L1, L2

A fabulous multi-sensory, differentiated activity where students gradually build up their own mind maps and learn to see writing a a process not simply a finished piece of work. With excellent tutor notes and extension ideas.

Root word - port (to carry) word map

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Mon, 2007-05-14 16:18

Literacy: Ww/E3.2, Rw/E3.5, Rw/L1.3, Rw/L2.1, Ww/L1.1, Prefixes, suffixes & plurals, Ww/L2.1

Resource type: Mind map, Poster

Level: E3, L1, L2

Word root ‘port’ (to carry) word map for spelling and vocabulary work and teacher reference / inspiration! Designed to help students build words and make vocabulary connections. Use for spelling, parts of speech, affixes, or vocabulary work. Also makes a lovely display poster if blown up to A3.

-eigh word map for spelling and vocabulary

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2007-04-29 16:18

Literacy: Ww/E3.2, Rw/E3.5, Rw/L1.3, Rw/L2.1, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1

Resource type: Mind map, Poster

Level: E3, L1, L2

Letter string ‘eigh’ – word map for spelling and vocabulary work and teacher reference / inspiration! Also makes a lovely display poster if blown up to A3.

Root word - spect (to see) word map

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2007-04-29 16:18

Literacy: Ww/E3.2, Rw/E3.5, Rw/L1.3, Rw/L2.1, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1

Resource type: Mind map, Poster

Level: E3, L1, L2

A word map designed to help students build words and make vocabulary connections (and for teacher reference / inspiration!). Use for spelling, affixes, parts of speech, or vocabulary work. Also makes a lovely display poster if blown up to A3.

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