Apply strategies to spell correctly
Literacy: Apply grammar, Apply strategies to spell correctly
ESOL: ESOL Writing: sentence focus (punctuation and grammar), ESOL Writing: word focus (spelling and handwriting)
Context: Painting Decorating & DIY
Resource type: Warm-up, Worksheet or assignment
It is designed to be used as a whole group lesson starter. It is differentiated in the sense that more able learners will be expected to complete the more complex tasks.
The vocabulary in the example sentences is aimed at Painting & Decorating students, but the resource is suitable for all.
Resource type: Wordsearch, Worksheet or assignment
Aimed at E1-E3 learners, this resource can be used to introduce the spellings of days and months at E1 or E2, or as a revision tool at E2 or E3. After finding the names of all 7 days and 12 months in the Wordsearch, where they are presented in upper-case letters, the learner uses the next sheet to write the names in the chart using the correct combination of upper and lower case letters.
Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words, Apply strategies to spell correctly, Prefixes, suffixes & plurals
ESOL: ESOL Reading: word focus (vocabulary, word recognition, phonics), ESOL Writing: word focus (spelling and handwriting)
Resource type: Sort or match cards
Print the sheets onto card or have them laminated, then cut up the individual root word cards for learners to sort under the correct headings.
Literacy: Decode, Apply strategies to spell correctly
Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Teaching idea
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:
- Skimming and scanning
- Speaking and listening
- Discussion/debating skills
- Writing complete sentences
- Decoding unfamiliar words
Literacy: Apply strategies to spell correctly, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E2.2
Context: Education, Independent living
Resource type: Flash cards, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment
A flexible set of exercises based on common classroom items such as pens, pencils. folders, hole punch, etc. Can be used in a variety of ways – with or without learner support. Includes worksheets and flash / matching cards. Detailed preEntry mapping information. First used at the start of the academic year with a new preEntry class.
Free tags: Humour
Resource type: Crossword, Flash cards, Shared text, Sort or match cards
An outstanding resource for E1 emerging readers. Based on a humorous story, this set of multi-sensory phonics activities includes a 2 page story; detailed tutor notes; various sets of word cards for spelling, reading, rhyming, listening/speaking and alphabetical order activities; and a crossword.
Literacy: Apply strategies to spell correctly, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.2
Context: Catering Food Nutrition
Resource type: Flash cards, Worksheet or assignment
A flexible and appealing set of exercises that can be used in a variety of ways – with or without learner support. Two worksheets for reading and spelling common items of food and drink, plus word cards. preEntry mapping information. First used as a preEntry revision exercise.
Literacy: Apply strategies to spell correctly
Free tags: Equality and Diversity
Context: Independent living
Resource type: Worksheet or assignment
A beautiful set of worksheets. Learners must match months to seasons and also relate well known festivals and celebrations to each season (there is also a handy overview calendar for 2010). The last two sheets focus specifically on spring (clothes, foods, etc.).
Also useful for E1-2 ESOL / Literacy (spelling months of the year).