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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).

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Rs/E1.1, Rs/E2.2, Rs/E2.3, Rs/E2.4, Rt/E1.1, Rt/E2.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.2, Rw/E1.3, Rw/E2.2, Ws/E1.1, Ws/E1.2, Ws/E2.1, Ws/E2.3, Ws/E2.4

Pre-entry: Ww/M8.1, Rw/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

Free tags: World Cup 1966

Context: Sport

Level: M8, E1, E2

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

A very popular 29 page booklet with 14 Milestone 8 / Entry 1-2 paper-based word, sentence and text focus activities to accompany related on-screen resources (below). Updated in 2006.

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)

Medicine Instructions 2

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Mon, 2004-04-12 17:18

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

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rt/E1.1b

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Level: E1

Select words from drop down menus to complete sentences; and construct complete sentences to match pictures.

Use independently or with SfL learner materials ESOL E1 unit 5 (Health) and audio CDs (ESOL Entry 1A tracks 42-45).

How to keep a bike safe v2

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

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

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism, Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: E1

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Interactive Word worksheet to be completed on-screen. Two sections: select words from drop down menus to complete sentences, then construct complete sentences to match pictures.

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)

Medicine Instructions 1

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2004-03-14 17:18

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

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rt/E1.1b

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Level: E1

Interactive Word worksheet to be completed on-screen. Drag correct instructions to each picture using mouse or keyboard.

Use independently or with SfL learner materials ESOL E1 unit 5 (Health) and audio CDs.

How to keep a bike safe v1

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2004-02-25 17:18

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

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism, Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: E1

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Interactive Word worksheet to be completed on-screen. Drag correct instructions to each picture using mouse or keyboard.

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)

Government Spending

Submitted by Sarah Richards on Sat, 2003-05-24 00:00

Numeracy: N1/E3.1, HD1/E3.1, N1/L1.1, HD1/L1.1, HD1/L2.1, N1/L2.1

Context: News, Politics &Government items

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Warm-up

A warm-up activity that will provoke much discussion and improve confidence with dealing with statistics. Covers ordering and working with large numbers (up to billions) and extracting information from pie charts. Updated in 2007 to reflect the (then) latest Budget stats.

Restaurant Bills

Submitted by Sarah Richards on Sat, 2003-05-24 00:00

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.2, MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/L1.1, MSS1/L2.1

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Warm-up

A lively warm-up that covers mental and paper-based money skills from Entry 2 to Level 2. All you need are copies of local food menus (or make up your own on the blank provided).

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