Contextual Resources

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Favourite Recipe writing frames

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2006-01-29 17:12

Literacy: Rs/E3.1, Writing: text focus (composition), Wt/E2.1, Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.3, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.2, Wt/L1.3, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L1.5, Wt/L1.6

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Writing frame

A favourite recipe. Three step by step writing frames take the learner through planning to the final draft. Page 1 has a checklist with the key features and suggestions for setting out a favourite recipe. Page 2 includes line guides only and page 3 is blank for the final polished version.

Directions writing frames

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2006-01-29 17:12

Literacy: Rs/E3.1, Writing: text focus (composition), Wt/E2.1, Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.3, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.2, Wt/L1.3, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L1.5, Wt/L1.6

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism, Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Writing frame

Three step by step writing frames take the learner through planning to the final draft. Page 1 has a checklist with the key features and suggestions for setting out directions in a clear and logical manner. Page 2 includes line guides and brief hints, and page 3 is for the final polished version.

The Commonwealth

Submitted by Neil Hardy on Sat, 2005-11-26 14:01

Literacy: Rt/E3.5, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8, Rt/E3.9, Rt/L1.1, SLlr/L1.2, Ws/E3.3, Ws/L1.3

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: History

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Investigation or project, Shared text, Worksheet or assignment

A set of resources for E3/L1 literacy and ESOL. Includes a shared text for reading comprehension, punctuation exercise and a web quest.

General: Aims & objectives, ILPs, reflections

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Assessment material, Teaching idea

Dissatisfied with your aims and objectives? Want more student feedback?
Two VERY useful sheets that can really help both you and your students get the best out of lessons.
Version 1 is the basic version, version 2 has additional questions to help students relate what they have learnt to everyday routines and/or employment.

Traditional Christmas pudding

Submitted by Dave Walkden on Thu, 2005-10-20 00:00

Numeracy: N1/L1.7, HD1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.2, HD1/L1.1, HD1/E3.4, HD1/L1.2

Free tags: Recipe, Christmas

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Investigation or project

A seasonal maths investigation that involves a trip to the supermarket, scaling a recipe, rounding, estimating and much more!

Florence Nightingale introduction to pie charts

Submitted by Sarah Richards on Fri, 2005-06-03 14:02

Numeracy: HD1/E3.4, HD1/L1.2, HD1/L2.2

Context: Health, Social care, Early years, History

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Teaching idea

Florence was not just a famous nurse, she was also a very good mathematician. Use this resource to introduce pie charts, promote class discussion and learn some history!

Number activities for Fairtrade week

Submitted by Sarah Richards on Sun, 2005-03-27 14:02

Numeracy: N1/L2.3, N2/L2.7, N1/E3.9

Context: Voluntary & Charity

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Number activities (problem solving, percentages and ratios) for Entry 3 to Level 2, based on worksheets available on the Livelyhood Planet Work site. Also great for promoting class discussion.

Colours, Clothes and Fruit

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2004-08-12 16:53

Literacy: General literacy / English

Pre-entry: General pre-Entry

ESOL: General ESOL

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Crossword, Wordsearch, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8, E1, E2

Colours, Clothes and Fruit ) is a 43 page booklet with 23 Milestone 8 / Entry 1-2 paper-based word and sentence focus activities. These accompany our ‘describing people’ on-screen resources.

Word searches and shapes, alphabetical order, upper-lower case letters, crosswords, word fills and matching games.

Keeping a bike safe - 2 onscreen exercises

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2004-07-04 17:18

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rt/E1.1, Rt/E1.2, Rw/E1.1, SLlr/E1.3

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism, Sport

Level: E1

Resource type: Cloze exercise, On-screen activity or video

Two on-screen cloze exercises.
Cloze 1 – select correct words from drop down menus.
Cloze 2 – type in correct words from word bank.
Can be used alone or with the DfES Skills for Life E1 Literacy materials.
http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Learning_Materials_Lit…
(Unit 1, Lost and Found). Related online audio files are also available (links can be found within the cloze exercises).

To run the cloze exercises unzip the files (select “Extract all files”) into a new folder and click on bike-cloze1 or bike-cloze2.

1966 World Cup - 5 onscreen activities

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2004-07-01 22:13

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rt/E1.1, Rw/E1.1, SLlr/E1.2, Ws/E1.1, Wt/E1.1

Free tags: World Cup 1966

Context: Sport

Level: E1

Resource type: Cloze exercise, On-screen activity or video, Quiz

Self-marking cloze, quiz and writing activities for football fans. All are based on the story of Pickles, the dog who found the stolen World Cup in 1966. Extra teaching ideas and links to many related web sites are also included.

Can be used alone or with the DfES Skills for Life E1 Literacy materials. http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Learning_Materials_Lit… (Unit 1, Lost and Found).

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