Revision material

Includes practice assignments and assessments, revision notes and tips.

Brush up your English revision quiz

Submitted by Christine Lucas on Fri, 2011-06-03 17:08

Pre-entry: Literacy

Literacy: General literacy / English

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Quiz, Revision material

Makes a good end of term or pre-test activity. 24 fun yet challenging questions cover advanced punctuation (apostrophes, colons, semi-colons), spelling, suffixes, fact/opinion, vocabulary, parts of speech, and more. Can be used individually or in teams.
A separate answer sheet is also available (see below). Thanks to Marion Martin for writing this.

Functional English Skillionaire!

Submitted by Mo Pamplin on Fri, 2011-05-27 09:42

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Reading: text focus (comprehension)

Free tags: Millionaire

Context: Art Film Media Music TV, Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: L2

Resource type: Game, Interactive presentation, Revision material

Have a bit of fun whilst revising Level 2 Functional English reading! Based loosely on an Edexcel L2 practice paper (see links within the resources). Learners will need to have access to the three driving- related texts (insurance letter, newspaper article about road rage, and satnav road safety information) in order to answer the so you want to be a millionaire questions. These are available below as a separate download. Great for skimming and scanning practice.

Functional Skills L1 Exams FAQs and revision

Submitted by Charlotte Gustar on Tue, 2011-05-17 16:53

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Functional English - writing

Numeracy: Functional Maths

ICT: Functional ICT

General: Exam tips and help

Resource type: Interactive presentation, Revision material

Level: L1

I have create these three PPTs for the three FS exams. I have aimed to create short PPTs to help ease some of the stress and pitfalls of the Level 1 exams. They are based around feedback and advice I have obtained from City and Guilds, students and tutors. Although written for C&G Functional Skills most of the information will be relevant any FS awarding body.
Each PPT includes key vocabulary/definitions, quick fire questions, common errors (and remedies), exam details (length, structure and what to bring).

E2-E3 Make a cake Functional Maths revision

Submitted by Ruth Read on Mon, 2011-05-16 07:24

Numeracy: Functional Maths, Measures shape and space, General numeracy / maths

Free tags: Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Investigation or project, Revision material, Teaching idea, Worksheet or assignment

Ideas for a revision class on the theme of making a cake. I have included a cake recipe by Delia Smith and some prices of cake ingredients and items for cake decorating.

I first used this activity with a mixed group of young adult learners with a range of learning difficulties. I found it worked better to give them a list of prices rather than asking them to find their own, because then they could focus on the main tasks.

Literacy: Reading, General literacy / English

General: Exam tips and help

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Revision material

A very clever resource! Page 1 is a series of tips aimed at L1-2 students taking the adult literacy multiple choice reading test but is relevant to any multiple choice English exam. Page 2 is a set of “multiple choice questions about multiple choice questions” – based on the information on page.

L1 Functional Skills English Revision Handout

Submitted by Jon McGowan on Thu, 2011-04-14 15:55

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Functional English - writing

General: Exam tips and help

Level: L1

Resource type: Handout or guide, Revision material

This is a handout aimed at L1 Functional English learners.
It contains guidance on the reading and writing exam content. Plus some useful tips on maximising marks in the 9 key areas that an examiner looks at.
Although written for Level 1 it would also serve as a useful reminder for Level 2 students.

E3 Maths for St George's Day

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Tue, 2011-04-12 14:46

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, St George's Day

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3

Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

A revision of E3 (and some E2) numeracy skills all themed around England. Written for St George’s Day but can be used any time of year. Great for equality and diversity.
Question themes include: street parties and English weather.
Topics covered include writing large numbers, calendars, time, symmetry, money, division, rounding, money, bar charts, temperature, fractions and tallies.

Kelly's Easter Egg Hunt

Submitted by Emma Shaw on Thu, 2011-03-10 16:58

Numeracy: N2/L1.2, N2/L1.12

Free tags: Easter

Context: Health, Social care, Early years, Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: L1

Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

Easter themed L1 exam-style multiple choice fraction questions.
Very similar to, and adapted from, from Maria’s Valentine’s Party questions (see below).

Maria's Valentine's Day Party

Submitted by Emma Shaw on Thu, 2011-03-10 16:36

Numeracy: N2/L1.2, N2/L1.12

Free tags: Valentine's Day

Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: L1

Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

A set of L1 multiple choice Valentine’s Day fraction questions.
There is also an Easter version with similar questions (see below).

L2 Fraction questions

Submitted by Ruth Read on Fri, 2010-06-25 21:12

Numeracy: Fractions decimals & percentages

Resource type: Revision material

Level: L2

A set of 5 multiple choice fraction questions ideal for exam or end-of-topic revision.

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