L1

Level 1

Another resource in our popular Chomwell Green series (see below). A lovely shared text with a touch of humour! Created and used by a literacy volunteer during a series of lessons on descriptive writing. Text can be used for a multitude of activities but is particularly good for work on prefixes and suffixes, and punctuation. Best enlarged to A3 to allow for annotation and highlighting. Includes suggested exercises and teaching ideas.

Level
L1
E3
English
Rw/L1.3
Rw/E3.5
Rt/L1.1
Rt/E3.1
Rs/L1.2
Rs/E3.3
Prefixes, suffixes & plurals

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!

Level
E3
L1
L2
Maths
HD1/E3.4
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L2.2
Context
Health, Social care, Early years
History

A fun investigation for Level 1 and 2 (with ideas for Entry level).

Note: You will need at least one set of dolls per pair of students.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
AN N1/L1.7
AN N1/L2.3
MSS1/L2.7
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L2.2
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L2.3

Tutor notes, student hand-out (L1/2) about objective v subjective (persuasive) descriptions, reading activity on fact and opinion (in Estate Agent ads) with fill-in sheet, and lots of writing ideas. An ideal companion to our Estate Agents writing frame and the other popular resources in our Chomwell Green series. Originally used for a class writing project (using adjectives) in Jan 2002.

Level
E2
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/E3.2
Rt/L1.2
Rt/L2.2
Ws/E2.2
Wt/E3.1
Wt/E3.4
Wt/L1.1
Wt/L1.4
Wt/L1.5
Wt/L1.6
Wt/L2.1

Plan, draft and write Estate Agents Ads. Use with our other descriptive writing resources. Two differentiated frames and an exemplar text. Part of a set of popular Chomwell Green resources (see below).

Level
E2
E3
L1
English
Ws/E2.2
Wt/E2.1
Wt/E3.1
Wt/E3.2
Wt/E3.4
Wt/L1.1
Wt/L1.2
Wt/L1.3
Wt/L1.4
Wt/L1.5
Wt/L1.6

Tips for students sitting onscreen/online Level 1 or 2 multiple choice literacy and numeracy exams. Adapted from our original version for paper based exams. A free editable Word Version of this resource is available by emailing skilsworkshop details of where you teach Basic Skills. This will enable you to: customise the page with your own college logo, change picture, add your own tips, etc.

Level
L1
L2
English
General literacy / English
Maths
General numeracy / maths
General
Exam tips and help

Tips for students sitting paper-based Level 1 or 2 multiple choice literacy and numeracy exams. A free editable Word Version of this resource is available by emailing Maggie with details of where you teach Basic Skills. This will enable you to: customise the page with your own college logo, change picture, add your own tips, etc.

Level
L1
L2
English
General literacy / English
Maths
General numeracy / maths
General
Exam tips and help

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.

Level
E3
L1
L2
Maths
N2/L2.7
AN N1/L2.3
N1/E3.9
Context
Voluntary & Charity

Two great mindmaps for visual / picture thinkers. One shows you how to mindmap, the other summarises spelling strategies.

Level
E2
E3
L1
L2
English
Ww/E2.2
Ww/E3.1
Ww/L1.1
Ww/L2.1
General
Study Skills and General Teaching

Convert between metres and centimetres. Set of cards for matching, Pelmanism or Snap games.

Level
L1
Maths
MSS1/L1.7