BBC Skillswise has a range of tips for teaching literacy and numeracy skills
The BBC Skillswise website has lots of ideas for teaching literacy and numeracy skills.
Calculating mean temperature (Numeracy curriculum – HD1/L1.4) Choose your town and select a full five day weather forecast. Use the data to calculate the mean temperature.
What are numbers, Addition and subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Ratio and proportion
Fractions, decimals and percentages
Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, Comparing all three
Using money, Time and date, Length and distance, Weight, Capacity, Perimeters, Area and volume, Temperature
Shape and space
2D shapes, 3D shapes, Moving shapes
Interpreting data, Collecting and displaying data, Numerical analysis, Probability
Food for thought (Literacy curriculum – Rs/L1.1) Select your favourite recipes from the Food website and print them out. Highlight imperatives, adverbs and adverbial phrases in a recipe and discuss their effect.
Sentence basics, Making more interesting sentences, Punctuation, Getting the right tense, Types of text
Types of text, Techniques for better reading, Spelling, Sounds and spelling Recognising words, Plurals, Word building, Spelling rules, Vocabulary, Word recognition, Looking up words, Types of words, More interesting words
Listening for specific information, Showing that you understand
Before you start, Getting it right