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Changed on 29 September 2022

An unusual exercise where the learner must first read an information text and then check a piece of work – not only for spelling and punctuation errors but also for factual accuracy. Then sort teams into alphabetical order. Aimed at E2-E3 although some parts are suitable for L1.

Level
Entry Level 3
Entry Level 2
English
General literacy / English
Context
Sport

Changed on 29 September 2022

A very useful answer sheet (in Excel) for the World Cup ages: mean median mode and range resource from Hamid Hamitoglu.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Maths
HD1/L2.4
HD1/L2.3
HD1/L1.4
HD1/L1.3
Functional Maths - handling information and data
Context
Sport

Changed on 29 September 2022

This simple wordsearch is ideal for ESOL beginners and E1-2 Literacy. Nationalities included are Polish, Bangladeshi, Italian, Japanese, South African, Chinese, British, Egyptian and Irish. The chosen nationalities give examples of the most common suffixes -ish, -i, -ian, -n and -ese.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 1
English
AL Recognise and understand a range of words
ESOL
ESOL Reading: word focus (vocabulary, word recognition, phonics)
Context
Leisure, Hobbies, Travel & Tourism

Changed on 29 September 2022

A great set of topical tasks that include: research, proof reading, comprehension (including one on Wayne Rooney), scanning and world geography.

Level
Entry Level 3
English
Reading
Wt/E3.4
Context
Sport

Changed on 29 September 2022

A topical Entry Level spelling activity that stresses the importance of using an initial capital letter for proper nouns. Teams are arranged in groups. Fill in the missing letters, then attempt to spell entire team names correctly.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
English
AL Ww/E3.1 Spell common words
Ws/E2.4
Context
Sport

Changed on 29 September 2022

A great set of Entry/preEntry word level games on this popular topic. Includes word picture match, word fill, word shapes and more. Ideal for themed lessons. With answer sheets and teaching ideas.

Level
M8
Entry Level 1
English
AL Rw/E1.2 Decode simple, regular words
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
AL Rw/E1.3
Ww/E1.1
Pre-entry
pre-Entry Rw/M8.1Recognise letters of the alphabet by shape, name, sound
pre-Entry Rw/M8.3 Recognise & read a growing no. of words signs symbols
pre-Entry Ww/M8.1 Write with appropriate grip making many controlled letter shapes & using a conventional sequence of letters
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a Recognise a limited number of words, signs and symbols
ESOL Rw/E1.2a Use basic sound-letter correspondence to sound out words
ESOL Rw/E1.3a
ESOL Ww/E1.1a Use and spell correctly some personal key words and familiar words
Context
Independent living

Changed on 29 September 2022

Two on-screen cloze exercises.
Cloze 1 – select correct words from drop down menus.
Cloze 2 – type in correct words from word bank.
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). Related online audio files are also available (links can be found within the cloze exercises).

Level
Entry Level 1
English
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
AL Rt/E1.1 Read short familiar texts
Rt/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
SLlr/E1.3
Context
Leisure, Hobbies, Travel & Tourism
Sport

Changed on 29 September 2022

Cloze, quiz and writing activity focusing on key words (colours and clothes). Extra teaching ideas and links to many related web sites are also included.

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). Related online audio files are also available (links can be found within the cloze exercises).

Level
Entry Level 1
English
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
AL Rw/E1.2 Decode simple, regular words
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Ws/E1.1
Ww/E1.1

Changed on 29 September 2022

Editor's note (18.11.19)  - download PDFs temporarily removed for minor corrections and updated mapping

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
SLc/E2.3
SLc/E2.1
SLc/E1.4
SLc/E1.1
Functional English - speaking, listening & communicating
Maths
MSS1/E2.2
MSS1/E2.1
MSS1/E1.1
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
Context
Retail Hospitality Customer service
Catering Food Nutrition

Changed on 29 September 2022

A contextualised set of Functional Maths tasks for catering and hospitalitystudents.
Includes:

  • Counting up money and making up floats
  • Adding up prices and working out change
  • Extracting information from a table

A separate answer sheet is also included.

Level
Level 1
Entry Level 3
Maths
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
Context
Retail Hospitality Customer service