Developing Functional Skills: Festivals and Celebrations

Challenge reference: 2345

Notional learning hours  10
Level E3
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Skill
Learning aim

Learners will develop their functional English and Maths skills in the context of activities about festivals and celebrations.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Develop knowledge of numbers relating to festivals and celebrations.

  2. Develop knowledge of shapes, time and positional language linked to festivals and celebrations.

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Read numbers up to 1000 on decorations and festival artefacts in words and figures
    • Count food items in groups of two, four, five and 10 linked to organising a celebration
    • Read common fractions linked to festival artefacts
    • Recognise simple equivalents e.g. ¼ and ¼ is ½ 
    • Design festival decorations using a combination of at least six 2D and 3D shapes identifying those with right angles
    • Identify two lines of symmetry on 2D shapes
    • Follow directions for a character in a story linked to a festival i.e. follow directions to lead Sita out of the forest/Babushka to the stable using compass directions
    • Use a calendar to check dates i.e. how many Mondays until School Christmas lunch?
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