Fiction

A resource (often a comprehension task) that includes a fiction text. Note that poems are catalogued separately.

Literacy: Fiction, Functional English - reading, Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1

Free tags: Christmas

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Shared text

Suitable for guided reading with Entry level learners in the run up to Christmas, this version of Dickens’s classic Christmas story (first published in 1843 and never out of print since) has been created using content downloaded from https://www.ego4u.com/en/read-on/literature/christmas-carol on 26th October 2016 and only slightly adapted for use as a paper resource.

The PDF file can be printed and, with the addition of a blank back-sheet, stapled to form a learner booklet.

John's birthday

Submitted by Craig Sullivan on Mon, 2011-06-27 12:43

Literacy: Fiction, Functional English - reading, Rt/E2.1

Resource type: Reading comprehension

Level: E2

A simplified story explains how Dan is making a cake for his son’s birthday. Accompanied by comprehension questions. Fully mapped to E2 Functional English and adult literacy (with additional teaching tips).

ck words

Submitted by Margaret Adams on Sat, 2011-06-11 11:30

Literacy: Fiction, Follow and understand, Apply strategies to spell correctly, Rw/E1.2

Free tags: Humour

Level: E1

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.

Twilight books / films resource pack

Submitted by Colleen Kelly on Thu, 2011-04-07 11:10

Literacy: Fiction, Ww/E3.1, Functional English - reading, Rs/E2.2, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.4, Rt/E3.8, Rw/E2.2, Ws/E2.1, Functional English - writing

General: Dyslexia support

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Crossword, Flash cards, Quiz, Reading comprehension

Level: E2, E3

A set of resources, written for an Entry 2-3 literacy group of young adults who were ‘into’ the Twilight books and films.
The resources may also be useful in Functional English classes as they are media based and can be adapted e.g. used as the basis for letter writing to an editor or newspaper, etc.
Includes: article and related quiz/comprehension questions, crossword (including a version with arrows to help dyslexic learners), cloze exercise, plus related word lists/cards for the cloze exercise and crossword.

Literacy: Reading, General literacy / English, Fiction, Rs/E3.3, Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8, Ws/E3.3, Ws/E3.4

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Shared text, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3

The third book of Step 4 stories in the wonderful Readwell Road reading scheme for adults. All stories are written for adults and reflect real-life situations.

This story is aimed at Entry 3 readers and continues the story of Jim and Nan people introduced in Steps 1 to 3 (for Entry 1 and 2 readers) – see below for links to these stories.

In this story Jim and Nan finally get the help they need in their garden – but all is not what it seems!

Quick Read resources

Submitted by Ruth Read on Fri, 2010-06-25 21:12

Literacy: Reading, General literacy / English, Fiction

Free tags: Quick Reads

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Reading comprehension

A varied set of tasks based on two popular Quick Read titles: Chickenfeed by Minette Walters and Murder in Catcher’s Wood by Paul Horsman (in the Sun Book of Short Stories). Includes comprehension questions, paragraphing, punctuation and writing ideas.

Readwell Road Step 3 stories A-C

Submitted by Linda M Hoole on Sun, 2010-05-02 21:29

Literacy: Reading, General literacy / English, Fiction, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E3.1

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Shared text

Level: E2, E3

Readwell Road - The Shop is SavedReadwell Road – The Shop is SavedThe first set of Step 3 stories in the wonderful Readwell Road reading scheme for adults. All stories are written for adults and reflect real-life situations.
These three Entry Level 2-3 texts continue the stories of the people introduced in Step 1 (A-C) and Step 2 (A-C) – see below. Ron and Pam’s Post Office is saved; the continuing saga of Peg at the pub and her man Sam; and poor old Jim, who lives in the bungalow at No.

Readwell Road Step 2 stories A-C

Submitted by Linda M Hoole on Sat, 2010-03-20 21:29

Literacy: Reading, General literacy / English, Fiction

Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Shared text

Level: E1, E2

Readwell Road - Peg's Pub.Readwell Road – Peg's Pub.The first set of Step 2 stories in the wonderful Readwell Road reading scheme for adults. All stories are written for adults and reflect real-life situations. These three Entry Level 1-2 texts continue the stories introduced in Step 1 books A-C (see below). Ron and Pam’s Post Office may be closed; the continuing saga of Peg at the pub and her man Sam; and *poor old Jim, who lives in the bungalow at No.

Readwell Road Step 1 stories D-F

Submitted by Linda M Hoole on Sun, 2010-02-28 21:29

Literacy: Reading, General literacy / English, Fiction

Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Shared text

Level: E1

Readwell Road - Mick and LinReadwell Road – Mick and LinThe second set of Step 1 stories in the wonderful Readwell Road reading scheme for adults. All stories are written for adults and reflect real-life situations. These three Entry Level 1 stories introduce the people who live at No. 3. (Wil and Lal, second marriage, 3 kids between them), No. 5 (Helen & Adam, big house, one son who’s not allowed any pets) and No. 7 (Mick & Lin, both work as cooks but their jobs are in danger).

Literacy: Reading, General literacy / English, Fiction

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Shared text

Level: E1, E2, E3

Readwell Road is a magnificent set of reading books for adults. They were first published on Skillsworkshop in February 2010.

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