Here are some more examples of learning outcomes for literacy and numeracy. Feel free to use, adapt or modify these to suit your own purposes. Or if you’re already sorted, skip ahead to the next module.

Don’t forget: You only need two learning outcomes in total for your project work – one for literacy and one for numeracy.

Reading

- Explain technical vocabulary in the context of basic tool identification for carpentry.
- Discuss academic vocabulary in the context of preparing for an examination
- Use comprehension strategies in the context of identifying potential consequences of health and safety hazards in a commercial kitchen.
- Use knowledge of language and text features in the context of recognising specialised text types such as standard operating procedures and instruction manuals.

Writing

- Use spelling strategies in the context of writing everyday, Māori and scientific names for common trees.
- Explain technical vocabulary in the context of writing a glossary of terms.
- Use planning and composing tools and strategies in the context of writing a job application letter.
- Use revising and editing tools and strategies in the context of writing a short report.

Speaking and listening

- Use listening comprehension strategies in the context of following instructions on how to mix agricultural sprays
- Discuss technical vocabulary in the context of an introduction to arc welding.
- Explain specialised language used in the context of a tailgate meeting.
- Use interactive listening and speaking skills in the context of an employment interview.

Number

- Use strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems in the context of calculating hours worked in a week.
- Discuss strategies to solve multiplication and division problems in the context of calculating a 25% discount off a retail price.
- Use strategies to solve problems involving simple fractions in the context of breaking up a paddock.
- Demonstrate number facts knowledge in the context of fraction, decimal and percentage conversions used in hairdressing.

Measurement

- Use common benchmarks to estimate measurements in the context of working out how long the side of a building is.
- Use sensible units, tools and formulas to measure the side lengths and areas of rectangles in the context of working out how much compost is needed for a home garden.
- Use sensible units, tools and formulas to measure the side lengths and areas of triangles and rectangles in the context of working out how the amount of paint needed for a wall.
- Carry out simple conversions between grams and kilograms in the context of baking a sponge cake.