Worksheet(s) or assignment

A traditional worksheet or assignment for printing on paper. Many can also be displayed successfully on an interactive whiteboard for group work.

First designed to help dyslexic students who found questions complicated to decipher, this resource was used at the beginning of sessions to familiarise students with the way questions are worded. Hints and checking methods, followed by questions to try.

Level
L1
Maths
Adult Numeracy N2/L1.3
AN MSS1/L1.3
General
Dyslexia support

Letter writing ideas – step by step guide to letter and note writing. Choose an idea, think about purpose and audience, plan, draft, revise and proof read. Use in an E3-L1 class after extensive text level reading work on letters.

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

Take a detailed look at the purpose, intended audience and language of letters. Fill-in worksheet, teachers’ notes, follow up ideas. Use as preparation for individual letter writing (see ‘letter writing ideas’ below).

Level
L2
L1
E3
English
Wt/L2.5
Wt/L2.4
Wt/L1.5
Wt/L1.4
Rt/L2.2
Rt/L1.2
Rt/E3.2

Use subordinating conjunctions to extend simple sentences, with extension activity.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Ws/E3.1
Ws/L1.1
Ws/L2.1

Colours, Clothes and Fruit ) is a 43 page booklet with 23 Milestone 8 / Entry 1-2 paper-based word and sentence focus activities. These accompany our ‘describing people’ on-screen resources.

Word searches and shapes, alphabetical order, upper-lower case letters, crosswords, word fills and matching games. Answers, mapping document, teaching ideas.

Level
M8
E1
E2
English
General literacy / English
Pre-entry
General pre-Entry
ESOL
General ESOL
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

A very popular 29 page booklet with 14 Milestone 8 / Entry 1-2 paper-based word, sentence and text focus activities to accompany related on-screen resources (below). Updated in 2006.

Can be used alone or with the DfES Skills for Life E1 Literacy materials.
http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Learning_Materials_Li…
(Unit 1, Lost and Found)

Level
M8
E1
E2
English
Rs/E1.1
Rs/E2.2
Rs/E2.3
Rs/E2.4
Rt/E1.1
Rt/E2.1
Rw/E1.2
Rw/E2.2
AL Rw/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.3
Ws/E1.1
Ws/E1.2
Ws/E2.1
Ws/E2.3
Ws/E2.4
Ww/E1.1
Pre-entry
Rw/M8.1
Rw/M8.3
Ww/M8.1
Context
Sport

Practice L1 Ratio and Proportion questions. 12 illustrated multiple choice questions. With notes for those that are teaching Functional Maths.
First uploaded March 2004. Updated 10/09/2009.

Level
L1
Maths
AN N1/L1.7
Functional Maths

One of our most endearing and popular resources. This excellent investigation for mixed ability groups has inspired many other Skillsworkshop contributors to create related Smartie resources (see below for just a small selection). Covers almost all data handling curriculum elements from Entry 1 to Level 1 along with other elements from N1 (whole numbers) and Measure. Topics covered include counting, estimating, addition, sorting, tallies, bar charts, mean, range and more.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
Maths
Place value and counting
Averages and range
Collect organise represent
Extract and interpret information
Estimate
Add subtract multiply divide
Solve whole number problems

Great series of differentiated assignments (2 each at Entry 2, Entry 3 and Level 1) using the Royal Mail web site or leaflets (last posting dates, parcel prices) for the postage assignments, and an Argos (or similar) catalogue for the Christmas present assignment. Topics covered include reading tables, weighing, working with decimals and money, using calculators.

Updated in 2007 to reflect new postal rates but you wil need to get the lastest price list from the Royal Mail http://www.royalmail.com/

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
HD1/E2.1
MSS1/E2.2
HD1/E3.1
MSS1/E3.1
HD1/L1.1
MSS1/L1.1
N2/E3.4
N2/L1.11
N2/L1.5
AN N2/E3.3
MSS1/L1.4

Covers all aspects of L1-2 whole number place value – comparing, ascending / descending order, writing numbers as words, greater than / less than symbols, etc.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
N1/L1.1
N1/L2.1