Revision material

Includes practice assignments and assessments, revision notes and tips.

Numeracy: General numeracy / maths

General: Exam tips and help

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Informative presentation, Revision material

A a wonderful way to get across the importance of reading questions carefully. Cleverly combines 6 typical, misunderstood L1/2 multiple choice questions with related optical illusions. Makes a great introduction to a revision session.

Number relationships

Submitted by Janet Wilkins on Wed, 2009-05-27 16:25

Numeracy: N2/L1.3, N1/L1.5, N1/L1.6

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material

Level: L1

Covers the relationship between addition and subtraction; division and multiplication; fractions, decimals and percentages; along with multiples, square numbers, and factors. Ideal for initial assessment, homework or revision.

Practice E3 Numeracy assignment - mobiles

Submitted by Dave Clapham on Mon, 2009-05-25 16:25

Numeracy: Number, Measures shape and space, Data Handling

Free tags: Mobile phone

Level: E3

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material

A City & Guilds Style practice paper – 18 questions, many with a mobile phone theme. Covers money, measures, shape & space, bar charts, estimating and rounding, tallies, fractions, multiplication, division and more. Great for homework, revision or assessment.

Key features of good essays

Submitted by Tilly Harrison on Sun, 2008-09-07 15:52

Literacy: Writing: text focus (composition)

General: Study Skills and General Teaching

Free tags: Wordle

Resource type: Handout or guide, Revision material

Level: L2

Key features of good essays is not only an excellent piece of study skills advice (for Level 2 students and beyond) but is also an ideal text for feeding into Wordle and creating paired sentence writing exercises.

Literacy: Ws/L2.2, Ws/L2.4, Ww/L2.1, Reading: word focus (phonics & vocabulary)

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material

Level: L2

Fabulous set of 40 challenging multiple choice questions focusing on spelling, vocabulary, grammar (some are very challenging) and punctuation (again, challenging, and with good coverage of apostrophes).

Numeracy: Number, Data Handling, Common Measures

ESOL: General ESOL

General: Exam tips and help

Resource type: Revision material

Level: E3

Written for ESOL students with good basic numeracy skills who were taking the E3 multiple choice test without attending numeracy classes. However these notes are brilliant for any Entry 3 numeracy student.
Note you can read more about the E3 multiple choice tests on our related blog post

Identifying spelling mistakes

Submitted by Dave Norgate on Sat, 2008-08-02 15:53

Literacy: Wt/L1.6, Ww/L1.1

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material

Level: L1

Excellent multiple choice exam practice for Level 1. 10 short texts each with two spelling errors.

Numeracy: Number, Measures shape and space, Data Handling, General numeracy / maths

ESOL: General ESOL

General: Exam tips and help

Resource type: Revision material

Level: L1

Written for ESOL students with good basic numeracy skills who were taking the test without attending numeracy classes. However these notes are brilliant for any Level 1 numeracy student (who should also refer to the E3 tips below).

Numeracy: Number, Measures shape and space, Data Handling, General numeracy / maths

ESOL: General ESOL

General: Exam tips and help

Resource type: Revision material

Level: L2

Written for ESOL students with good basic numeracy skills who were taking the test without attending numeracy classes. However these notes are brilliant for any Level 2 numeracy student (who should also refer to the Level 1 notes – see below).

Ratio match hexagonal jigsaw

Submitted by Andrea McCulloch on Sun, 2008-06-15 15:53

Numeracy: N1/L1.7, N1/L2.3

Resource type: Revision material, Tarsia jigsaw

Level: L1, L2

A challenging, 24 piece hexagonal jigsaw where you must match ratios to their simplified versions. Also makes a great revision activity for revising times tables and common factors. As usual with Tarsia puzzles, you can choose to print either a standard or large version of the puzzle (select Output – large, i.e. three pieces per A4 sheet).

All Tarsia jigsaws can also be printed out as flashcards / dominoes.
You will need Tarsia Formulator in order to use this resource.

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