May Day

Traditional May Day celebrations

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Wed, 2010-04-28 21:13

Literacy: Reading

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, May Day

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Reading comprehension

A lovely topical reading task aimed at L1-2. Includes 10 multiple choice comprehension questions, open skim/scan questions and a dictionary task.

May Day L1 reading and writing task

Submitted by Christine Robinson on Sun, 2008-04-27 15:53

Literacy: Rt/L1.1, Rw/L1.1, Writing: text focus (composition)

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, May Day

Context: News, Politics &Government items

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

Based on a news article about the traditional Trade Union rally in London on May 1st. Comprehension questions (inc. dictionary work) followed by a related 3-step (plan, draft, final copy) writing task.

May Day for E1-2

Submitted by Christine Robinson on Tue, 2008-04-22 15:53

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rt/E1.1, Rt/E1.2, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E2.2, Rt/E2.4, Rw/E1.2, Rw/E1.3, Rw/E2.2, Rw/E2.4, Ws/E1.1, Ws/E1.2

Free tags: May Day

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

A wonderful set of reading materials for Entry 1-2. Short illustrated text about May Day traditions followed by 2 pages of comprehension exercises. Plus May Day poster, letter and calendar for further reading and purpose of text work.

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