Use reference sources

Black History Month - Rosa Parks

Submitted by Marie Scarlett Davis on Sat, 2011-08-27 17:55

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Use reference sources, Writing: text focus (composition)

Free tags: Black History, Equality and Diversity

Context: History

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Reading comprehension

Topical set of reading comprehension and research tasks written for Black History Month (October) but can be used at any time. Differentiated biographies (one for E3-L1, one for L1-L2) of Rosa Parks, known as “the mother of the civil rights movement”, with related comprehension, discussion and vocabulary tasks. There is also a cloze exercise and a timeline research task.

Black History Month - Claudia Jones

Submitted by Maudine Morris on Tue, 2011-07-19 20:56

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Use reference sources, Writing: text focus (composition)

Free tags: Black History, Equality and Diversity

Context: History

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Investigation or project, Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

A beautifully prepared E3-L1 literacy workbook. Produced to be used during Black History month (October) at Bolton College but can be used at any time. The main text is derived from Kwesi Bacchra’s review of “Claudia Jones, a life in exile” by Marika Sherwood.
Exercises include reading comprehension, correcting spellings, dictionary and alphabetical order work, abbreviations, research and creative writing.

360 Degree spelling test

Submitted by Matt Barnes on Mon, 2011-07-04 12:51

Literacy: General literacy / English, Apply strategies to spell correctly, Use reference sources

Resource type: Game, Quiz

Level: E3, L1, L2

This is a spelling game that allows the tutors to test the learners, the learners to test the tutors and then the learners to test each other. It is fun, competitive, supportive and covers the following areas:

  • Spelling
  • Skimming and scanning
  • Speaking and listening
  • Discussion/debating skills
  • Writing complete sentences
  • Decoding unfamiliar words

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