ICT Resources

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Rugby themed task on reading (use of quotations and dialogue, facts versus opinions), researching and writing a short article. Topic links to ICT, suitable for use during e.g. Rugby World Cup, Six Nations Tournament or with any group keen on sport![img_assist|nid=5708|title=|desc=|link=popup|align=left|width=100|height=71]

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Engage in Discussion
Functional English - writing
Writing: text focus (composition)
Use reference sources
Use knowledge of punctuation and capitalisation
Reading: text focus (comprehension)
Functional English - speaking, listening & communicating
Functional English reading
Apply punctuation and capitalisation
General literacy / English
ICT
Developing, presenting and communicating information
Entry 3 ICT
Finding and selecting information
General ICT resources
Using ICT
Context
Sport
Electrical, Electronics & Technology

A demonstration of how not to make a PowerPoint. This has been used for all levels as an extreme example of the worst PowerPoint ever.

Level
L2
L1
E3
ICT
Developing, presenting and communicating information
General ICT resources
General
Study Skills and General Teaching

Lovely classroom display that will help learners define and understand the function of 20 common Excel toolbar buttons.

Level
L2
L1
E3
ICT
Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL
General ICT resources
Functional ICT

I created this resource as practice in data handling for a Level 1 Functional Maths group and it covers skills from Entry 3 to Level 2. It includes creating tallies and charts, using a distance chart, calculating average and range, and working with money. It is fully mapped to the Functional Maths criteria and includes an answer sheet.

My students are 16-18, and have a limited knowledge of geography, so I included an outline map of the UK (not included in the resource) and got them to use a road map to find and mark the cities and towns that are on the distance chart.

Level
L2
L1
E3
Maths
MSS1/L1.5
Collect organise represent
Functional Maths - handling information and data
Functional Maths
ICT
Charts & graphs
Context
Sport
Leisure Travel Tourism

How to use Hot Potatoes to make a crossword – is an ideal embedded literacy exercise for ICT classes (or embedded ICT for literacy!) with step by step illustrated help for using this popular freeware program to create web based word puzzles.
Karen has also provided two sample crosswords to show learners the type of puzzle they can quickly produce. Puzzle A is on parts of speech, puzzle B is on punctuation marks. (See below)

Level
E3
L1
L2
ICT
General ICT resources

A paired activity based on the well known web site provides an engaging way to introduce or revise this tricky topic.
Emma suggests that a useful extension activity is for learners to take pictures on their phones – where appropriate – of apostrophe ‘abuse’ they come across and bring them in to class for discussion.

Level
L1
L2
English
Apostrophes
Rs/L1.2
Ws/L2.4
ICT
General ICT resources

A very clever Excel sheet to accompany the ever-popular Smarties data handling resource and a great way of combining numeracy and IT skills.

Level
E3
L1
Maths
HD1/E3.4
HD1/E3.2
HD1/L1.1
ICT
Charts & graphs

Swine flu web research questions. 1 page of general swine flu questions to research and then summarise in Word.

Level
L1
L2
English
General literacy / English
Rt/L2.8
ICT
General ICT resources
Context
Health, Social care, Early years

What’s the weather like? and Party Time! are two ‘real-life’ task sheets that involve budgeting, Excel charts and tables, rounding and checking, and finding mean and range.

Level
L1
Maths
HD1/L1.3
HD1/L1.4
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L1.1
ICT
Charts & graphs
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

Two task sheets – one for beauty therapists, one for motor vehicle students, etc. Find information, work out total cost, mean and range, display your results in a chart. (Originally used for Level 1 Key Skills Application of Number portfolio work).

Level
L1
Maths
HD1/L1.3
HD1/L1.4
HD1/L1.2
HD1/L1.1
Functional Maths
ICT
Functional ICT
Charts & graphs
Context
Hairdressing & Beauty therapy
Motor vehicles & Transport