Contextual Resources

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Numeracy: Data Handling, General numeracy / maths, Whole Numbers, Common Measures, Shape and Space

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E2

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material

Going out for lunch covers many E2 elements, in the style of City & Guild assignments – great for homework, revision and practice.

E2 numeracy practice assignment - Going to the match

Submitted by Gaye Noel on Thu, 2006-08-31 17:11

Numeracy: Data Handling, General numeracy / maths, Whole Numbers, Common Measures, Shape and Space

Context: Sport

Level: E2

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material

Going to the match covers many E2 elements, in the style of City & Guild assignments – great for homework, revision and practice.

E2 numeracy practice assignment - Trip to London

Submitted by Gaye Noel on Thu, 2006-08-31 17:11

Numeracy: Data Handling, General numeracy / maths, Whole Numbers, Common Measures, Fractions decimals & percentages

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E2

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material

Trip to London covers many E2 elements, in the style of City & Guild assignments – great for homework, revision and practice.

E2 numeracy practice assignment - Trip to the zoo

Submitted by Gaye Noel on Thu, 2006-08-31 17:11

Numeracy: Data Handling, General numeracy / maths, Whole Numbers, Common Measures, Fractions

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E2

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material

Trip to the zoo covers many E2 elements, in the style of City & Guild assignments – great for homework, revision and practice.

Pizza fractions

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Tue, 2006-07-25 17:11

Numeracy: N2/E2.2, N2/E3.1, N2/E2.1, N2/E3.2

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Name and shade in fractions, simple equivalents, practical questions.

Cocktail ratios

Submitted by Jodie Travis on Fri, 2006-07-07 17:11

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number, N1/L1.7, N1/L2.3, MSS1/L1.7, MSS1/L2.6

Free tags: Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A wonderful way to introduce ratio and proportion (also covers converting measures). Chose your favourites from the ‘menu’; work out ratios for the ingredients and calculate amounts required for multiples such as 6, 10 and 20 drinks; and make up your own cocktails.

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Film, book and TV review sheets

Submitted by Joy Collins on Fri, 2006-06-09 17:11

Literacy: Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.2, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.3

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Writing frame

Produce interesting, personal reviews whilst learning about planning, using paragraphs, etc. 3 writing frames.

Numeracy: General numeracy / maths

Literacy: General literacy / English

ESOL: General ESOL

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: Sport

Resource type: Investigation or project

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

World Cup investigation, web sites, and teaching ideas for literacy and numeracy something for literacy and numeracy students at all levels with updated links and investigation questions. First submitted for the 2006 WC – updated in 2010.

World Cup Syllables

Submitted by Janet Kinsey on Tue, 2006-06-06 17:27

Literacy: Ww/E3.2, Syllables

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: Sport

Level: E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Learn how to count syllables and use this to help spell a great selection of World Cup vocabulary. Submitted for the 2006 World Cup but updated in 2010.

Literacy L1 & L2 Millionaire games (version 1)

Submitted by Jo Williams on Wed, 2006-05-31 17:11

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Resource type: Game, Interactive presentation, Revision material

Level: L1, L2

A set of 3 related resources

1. Who wants to be an A student? Level 1 Literacy ‘Millionaire’ game, complete with music and (US) sound effects: 15 real Level 1 Literacy questions covering spelling, grammar, locating information, vocabulary and punctuation.

2. Who wants to be an A student? Level 2 Literacy ‘Millionaire’ game – as above but with more challenging questions.

3. Acompanying help file (for both games) which includes instructions, score cards and other props.

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