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Interesting, and often quite general, teaching ideas.

Interesting and topical practice with skimming and scanning. Step by step activities to follow, fill in chart and extension work. All you need is a selection of holiday brochures.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/E3.6
Rt/E3.7
Rt/L1.5
Rt/L2.7

A unique and refreshing way to introduce or reinforce previous work on capital letters. Jo came up with this idea after using Margaret Lagoyianni’s ‘We need capital letters’. You will need a shopping bag and other miscellaneous items!

Level
L1
E3
E2
English
Ws/L1.3
Ws/E3.4
Ws/E2.4
Ws/E2.3
Rs/L1.2
Rs/E3.3
Rs/E2.4

Dissatisfied with your aims and objectives? Want more student feedback?
Two VERY useful sheets that can really help both you and your students get the best out of lessons.
Version 1 is the basic version, version 2 has additional questions to help students relate what they have learnt to everyday routines and/or employment.

Level
E3
L1
L2
General
Aims & objectives, ILPs, reflections
Context
Employment skills & Public services

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

Used in E1 Literacy as preparation for playing a fun ‘Cat and Mouse’ http://www.tcet.com/eaonline/FlashedESL/CatsMX.swf preposition game. Print on acetate, cut up and use with an OHP to focus on spelling & reading key prepositions (or display on interactive whiteboard). Print on paper for students to refer to whilst playing game. All clipart from UVics Language Clip art Library at http://hcmc.uvic.ca/clipart/

Level
E1
English
Rs/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.1
ESOL
ESOL Rs/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.1a

A set of two resources – PPT and PDF file. Updated in 2008. Please ensure you download the PDF file as this includes full teaching instructions for the PPT.

Level
M8
E1
English
Ww/E1.1
Pre-entry
Ww/M8.1
General
Dyslexia support