Discussion points

A range of resources that are particularly good for prompting class discussion

Moral Dilemmas is a great game aimed at 16-18 year olds (easily adapted for other age groups) that provides focus points for group discussion along with reading, writing and listening practice.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rs/E3.2
SLd/E3.1
SLd/E3.2
SLd/L1.1
SLd/L2.1
SLd/L2.4
SLlr/E3.5
SLlr/E3.6
SLlr/L1.6
SLlr/L2.3
SLlr/L2.4
Writing

A great series of reading, writing and listening resources that includes: difference between fiction and non fiction, sorting out facts and opinions (with 3 related activities), researching the web to extract facts (with fill in sheets) and turn these into statements to be used in guessing game.

Level
E3
L1
English
Rt/E3.4
Rt/L1.2
Rt/E3.5
Rt/L1.4
Rt/E3.6
Rt/E3.7
Rt/L1.5
SLlr/E3.2
SLlr/L1.2
Ws/E3.1
Ws/L1.1
Wt/L1.2
Wt/L1.4

5 hand drawn storyboards – shopping, holidays, swimming, getting-up and a bank robbery! Pictures can be cut up, muddled and re-sequenced; simple sentences written out to match with pictures; sentences written in the present to be changed to past tense (ESOL); write sentences then join with conjunctions e.g. then, next; or simply as prompts for conversation and discussion.

Level
M7
M8
E1
E2
English
Ws/E1.1
Ws/E2.1
Wt/E1.1
Wt/E2.1
Pre-entry
Rtc/M8.3
Rti/M7.3
SLc/M7.1
SLc/M7.2
SLc/M8.1
SLlr/M8.2
SLlr/M8.4
Wt/M8.1
ESOL
ESOL Ws/E1.1a
ESOL Ws/E2.1a
ESOL Wt/E1.1a
ESOL Wt/E2.1a

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

Two colour posters / prompt sheets (best blown up to A3 and laminated).

Level
M8
E1
English
AL SLc/E1.3
Pre-entry
SLc/M8.2
ESOL
ESOL Sc/E1.3a
ESOL Sc/E1.3b