Sort or match cards

Cards for kinaesthetic sorting, matching and ordering activities

A set of two resources:
PPT with audio, so you can leave students pressing the left button and repeating the words, while you attend to others. 13 different objects such as pen, stapler, ruler, etc. are covered.
Classroom equipment cards
These cards show some items of vocabulary for equipment which could be requested in class. 12 different objects such as calculator, pencil case, rubber, etc. are included. Cards can be used with or without the words attached – see ideas below.
Picture cards only:

Level
M8
E1
English
AL Rw/E1.1
Pre-entry
Rw/M8.3
ESOL
ESOL Sc/E1.2b
ESOL Sc/E1.2a
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Lr/E1.5c
Context
Education

Hands on activities inc, bingo game and cloze exercises – providing good group or individual practice with these common confusables.

Level
L1
English
Homophones, homographs & confusables
Ww/L1.1

A super, card based matching activity where clauses must be joined by the correct conjunction.

Level
E2
English
Ws/E2.1

Supercars (including the President’s Cadillac, and an Aston Martin with an ejector seat) consists of two detailed, differentiated E1-E2 2.5 hr lesson plans complete with resources.
Includes reading and writing sentences (matching cars to scenarios), alphabet, spelling/phonics, discussion and much more.

Level
E1
E2
English
General literacy / English
Context
Motor vehicles & Transport

A handy set of six colour-coded groups of words to be sorted by first letters – or combine groups and sort by first and second letters.

Level
E2
E3
English
Rw/E2.4
Rw/E3.4

Noun cards can be used for classifying and discussing nouns at all levels. Card sort activity with additional written option.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
L2
English
Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

FDP Happy Families card game is a great way to reinforce and assess learners’ knowledge of fraction-decimal-percentage equivalents. 
With detailed instructions and ideas for alternative games.

Editor's note. Now fully updated to reflect the new 2018 Functional Skills content that comes into effect September 2019.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
FM L1.16 Recognise and calculate equivalences between common fractions, percentages and decimals
FM L2.4 Identify and know the equivalence between fractions, decimals and percentages
FM L1.13 Read, write, order and compare percentages in whole numbers
FM L2.9 Order, approximate and compare decimals
FM L1.8 Read, write, order and compare common fractions and mixed numbers
Adult Numeracy N2/L1.3
Adult Numeracy N2/L2.2

A card based activity to assess students’ knowledge of ‘parts of speech’. Very useful as a prompt for discussion and as a launching point for work on sentence structure.

Level
E3
L1
English
Rs/E3.2
Rs/L1.1

Question words revision is a set of two simple but very useful matching games.

Level
E1
ESOL
ESOL Speaking
ESOL Sc/E1.3a
ESOL Sc/E1.3b

Memory tips for ordering months of the year was written for a dyslexic student but is also very useful for Entry 2 measures, reading and spelling (and dyslexic students at any level).

Level
E2
English
Rw/E2.1
Ww/E2.1
Maths
MSS1/E2.3
General
Dyslexia support