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An international themed resource for World Maths day on March 1st 2011 or any other day of the year.
It is also ideal for, and fully mapped to, Functional Maths. Will prompt disucssion on many issues from the UK population through to literacy rates in Peru and the Coral Coast in Fiji!
Includes tips for covering Functional Maths process skills.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Maths
General numeracy / maths
Functional Maths
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond
Context
Leisure, Hobbies, Travel & Tourism

A multi-functional resource for Literacy or Numeracy. Sample TV listings by day, programme, start and end times, channel and genre. Use for alphabetic or numeric sorting, skimming and scanning exercises, literacy social sight vocabulary for days of the week, numeracy exercises for calculating time, etc. This resource contains some sample exercise questions to use which can be developed further according to need. I laminated the sheets and then cut up into days so lower level learners can move the elements around. Higher level learners can work from the whole page sheets as well.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
English
Rt/E2.3
Rt/E3.7
Rw/E3.4
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Maths
AN MSS1/E3.3
AN MSS1/L1.2 Read & measure time and use timetables
AN MSS1/L1.3 Calculate with and convert between units of time
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond
Context
Art Film Media Music Radio TV

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
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond
Context
Sport and fitness

A very clever PPT that simulates the format of the NCFE online Adult Literacy tests (which are quite different to the Move On practice tests) in order to familiarise learners with the screens and experience the zoom function. It also provides useful exam practice for all L1 and L2 Literacy students – no matter which awarding body is being used. There are five sample texts accompanied by 10 multiple choice questions.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
English
Reading
General
Exam tips and help

A clever spreadsheet that creates a set of 15 loop or ‘follow me’ cards. Comes with a prewritten set of cards based on multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 100 but can you can easily add your own questions and answers on any topic.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
General numeracy / maths
N1/L1.4
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

A really useful handout with an example text that clearly demonstrates how readers can use both context and knowledge of word roots / prefixes / etc to tackle unfamiliar vocabulary without using a dictionary or glossary. The sample technical text is about gliding.

Level
Level 2
English
Rw/L2.1
General
Study Skills and General Teaching
Context
Sport and fitness

What or Want? was written for an ESOL student who confused these two words in his writing but suitable for E2-3 or dyslexia support at any level. Includes a wide selection of exercises and tips.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
English
Homophones, homographs & confusables
Rw/E2.1
Ww/E2.1
AL Ww/E3.1 Spell common words
General
Dyslexia support

A fabulous set of illustrated instructions. Makes a great activity for literacy and numeracy classes (reading instructions, measuring, shapes, etc.) at many levels.
For an easy to use template please see Bryan Fitzpatrick’s accompany resource below.

Level
Level 1
Entry Level 3
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 1
English
Rs/E3.1
Reading
Maths
Measures shape and space
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Internet Searching is a gentle introduction for those new to the internet (suitable for all levels from E2 upwards) based on the BBC home page.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
ICT
Functional Skills ICT: Finding and selecting information
General ICT resources
General
Study Skills and General Teaching
Context
Business & Money management

Celebrating Diwali cleverly combines details about the Hindu festival with information on the common homophones: there – their – they’re.

Level
Level 1
English
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
Homophones, homographs & confusables
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond