Recipe

Any resource that includes a food or drink recipe.

A wonderful seasonal L1-2 investigation (2 options – one for L1, one for L2) that covers ratios, formulae (oven temperatures, cake tins), converting measures, money and more.

Also includes a useful information sheet on autumn festivals from different cultures and faiths – ideal for prompting further discussion re. equality and diversity.

Level
L2
L1
E3
Maths
MSS1/L2.6
AN N2/L1.5 Calculate with decimals up to 2dp
MSS1/L2.9
AN N1/L2.4
AN MSS1/L1.1 Add, subtract, multiply & divide sums of money and record
MSS1/E3.2
AN N1/L1.7
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

A great 2.5 hr differentiated lesson plan complete with resources including ordering and matching worksheets and cards, simple spelling sheet, healthy eating chart (please download the accompanying Excel file – see below). The main topic is making an omelette and the lesson includes sequencing, letters, word recognition and building, and simple sentences. You will also need food leaflets from supermarkets, plastic or wooden letters and a tape recorder.

Level
M7
M8
E1
English
AL Rw/E1.1
Ws/E1.1
Pre-entry
pE Rtc/M8.3
pE Rs/M8.1
pE Rw/M7.1
pE Rw/M7.3
pE Rw/M8.1
pE Rw/M8.3
pE Wt/M7.2
pE Wt/M8.4
pE Ws/M8.1
pE Ww/M8.2
Context
Catering Food Nutrition
Independent living

Short quiz provides useful on-screen practice in recognising adverbs (and reading instructions). You can also print a separate copy of the recipe for reading practice, a paper based activity (or to cook it!).

To run the quiz unzip the files (select “Extract all files”) into a new folder and click on l1adverbhotpot. Do not try to run directly from the zip folder or you will not see all the graphics and links.

Created with the excellent freeware program Hot Potatoes http://hotpot.uvic.ca/

Level
L1
English
Rs/L1.1
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

A series of comprehension questions based on an Asda recipe from their shopping web site.
http://www.asdamagazine.com/home/food/recipes/view?rid=145
It’s also an ideal way of familiarising learners with instructional texts / web pages.

Level
E2
E3
English
Rt/E2.1
Rt/E3.3
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Welsh Cakes recipe ratios great for St David’s Day or any time of year!

Level
L1
Maths
FM Straightforward problem(s) with more than 1 step
FM L1.17 Work with simple ratio and direct proportions
AN N1/L1.7
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Halloween ratios for topical practice (makes a great starter activity) plus a free Halloween cakes recipe!

Level
L2
L1
Maths
AN N1/L2.3
AN N1/L1.7
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Pizza fingers is a handy recipe that can be used for numeracy (ratio work) or literacy (reading and ordering instructions).

Level
E2
E3
L1
English
Rs/E3.1
Rt/E2.1
Rt/E3.3
Maths
AN N1/L1.7
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Egg fried rice for two has differentiated questions (straightforward doubling and halving for L1, more complex questions for L2). Plus plus you get a free real life recipe that I have used for years!

Level
L1
L2
Maths
AN N1/L1.7
AN N1/L2.3
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Easter biscuits whole group quick starter activity on resizing a recipe. Two versions available: one is simplified for ESOL learners or those with lower literacy levels.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
AN N1/L1.7
AN N1/L2.3
ESOL
General ESOL
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Step by step instructions for writing your own Pancake Facts text and typing up a pancake recipe. For Entry 3 ICT/Lit students and also suitable portfolio evidence for NOCN E3 Writing and reading for meaning.
(You will also need a copy of Margaret Lagoyiani’s ‘pancake literacy and numeracy’ resource – see below).

Level
E3
English
Wt/E3.2
Wt/E3.1
ICT
Entry 3 ICT
Context
Catering Food Nutrition