Contextual Resources

Displaying 1 - 10 of 13 resources:

Page 1: 8 maths questions relating to olympic torch
Page 2: Picture quiz: who is carrying the torch?
Page 3: Picture quiz: famous UK landmarks.
Page 4: UK cities – anagrams
Page 5: Answers

  • Quizzes on pages 2 and 3 make good ice breakers and can also be used for SL&C discussion prompts.
Level
L1
English
Speaking & Listening
Maths
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
General numeracy / maths
Functional Maths
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond
Context
Sport

This is a resource for teaching compound words to mixed ability groups. There are five different word match activities and two help sheets.

I use the first two activities, sports and food, with E1-2 learners. Depending on their ability you can either give the learners both topics at once or give them one at a time to make the activity easier. For very low level students I’d give the learners one topic at a time and a help sheet.

Level
E2
E3
English
Rw/E3.5
Rw/E2.2
Ww/E3.2
Ww/E2.2
ESOL
ESOL Ww/E3.1a
ESOL Rw/E3.5a
Context
Sport
Catering Food Nutrition

A great PPT quiz – the emphasis in on maths (questions on number of matches played, groups etc.) but it also includes general knowledge questions. All question can be easily adapted if they are too easy / difficult.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
L2
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond
Context
Sport

A fabulous way to practise decimal, fraction and percentage equivalents. Set of 32 cards (Excel) and accompanying rules (PDF). For two or more players.

Level
L2
L1
Maths
Adult Numeracy N2/L2.2
Adult Numeracy N2/L1.3
Context
Sport

A fun paired dice game that really gets across the meaning and purpose of finding the mode, median and range of a set of data. Great for footie fans – who can choose their own name for the home team.

Level
L2
Maths
HD1/L2.3
HD1/L2.4
Functional Maths
Context
Sport

This ‘random number generator’ is an open ended resource that the author originally designed to use for mental maths (adding or taking away 10 from the displayed number). It was later used it as part of a ‘Question of Sport’ quiz (in the spelling round!): learners choose a picture and then spell the ‘random’ number that appears: 49, 32, 28, 46, 67, 55, 21, 74 and 13 (these be edited to suit and could also be linked to any set of numbered, pre-prepared quiz questions on any topic).

Level
M8
E1
E2
E3
L1
L2
Maths
AN N1/E2.1
AN N1/E2.2
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond
Context
Sport

Electrical words crossword consists of 21 word and clues – great vocabulary and spelling practice for learners on electronics / electrical courses or anyone with an interest in this topic. Makes a good revision or warm up activity.

Please note you must download the free Eclipse software before you can use the ecw (Eclipse crossword) file below. See our Good Software – Eclipse Crossword entry for more information.

Level
L2
English
Rw/L2.1
Ww/L2.1
Context
Electrical, Electronics & Technology

2007-08 Premiership and Championship football team cards for alphabetical ordering and/or reading practice. Simple but popular and useful resource that can be quickly differentiated for different levels by removing multiple teams beginning with same letter, working with all cards or just premiership cards, etc. Best enlarged to A3 and laminated.

Level
E2
E3
English
Rw/E2.4
Rw/E3.4
Rw/E2.2
Context
Sport

Word games to help help with decoding, spelling and vocabulary work. Match the words to make new compound words and find the secret theme! Three game options plus a separate whole class game. Themes include weather, transport, food, flowers, and many more.

Very popular with my Entry 3 – Level 1 students!

Level
E3
English
Rw/E3.5
Ww/E3.1
Ww/E3.2
Context
Animal care, farming & equine
Catering Food Nutrition
Gardening & Horticulture
Motor vehicles & Transport
Sport

A great way to practise ratio and proportion. Choose your favourite horse and how much to bet ( we suggest Haribo or buttons!). If it wins the race you must work out how much the bookie owes you. With sample lesson plan.

Level
L2
L1
Maths
AN N1/L1.7
AN N1/L2.3
Context
Sport
Animal care, farming & equine