Rs/E1.1

Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures (a) know that language is rule governed and understand that word order affects meaning (b) use implicit knowledge of language rules to predict meaning and check for sense (c) understand the concept of a sentence (d) know the name and understand the function of a full stops, question marks and an initial capital letter in a sentence and apply this knowledge to help with reading (e) understand that not all texts consist of whole sentences (f) know that as well as marking a new sentence, capital letters are used for names and places and for the personal pronoun 'I'

Colour match activities

Submitted by Paola Zurawska on Mon, 2012-04-23 22:47

Pre-entry: Rw/M6.1, Rw/M6.2, Rw/M7.3, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rs/E2.2, Rs/E2.3, Rw/E1.1, Ww/E1.2

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rs/E2.1b, ESOL Rs/E2.1c, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.2b

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Flash cards, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M6, M7, M8, E1, E2

Set of four graduated activities for preEntry up to Entry Level 2 ideal for mixed ability literacy and ESOL groups. Colour word cards provided.
Match identical pictures (Milestones 6-7)
Match or write colour words to pictures (Milestone 8 – Entry 1)
Simple cloze activity (E1-E2)

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rt/E1.1

Pre-entry: General pre-Entry

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rt/E1.1a

Context: Independent living

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Reading comprehension, Writing frame, Writing prompts

Level: M8, E1

This is a lower-level version of ‘My Busy Day’ Housework by Laurence Fletcher (see below) for a basic literacy for ESOL class. Also suitable for M8-E1 literacy.
Reading comprehension, simplified cloze and sentence exercises.

Garment care

Submitted by Sarah Horsley on Sat, 2011-05-21 17:03

Pre-entry: Rtc/M8.3, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rw/E1.1

Context: Independent living

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8, E1

Straightforward but very practical worksheet where ESOL learners select a garment and answer questions about its washing care symbols. The written questions require at least E1 reading skills but other parts of the worksheet focus on symbol recognition and are thus suitable for pre-Entry emerging readers / writers.
Note: for more on laundry symbols see “Buying Clothes” PPT below.

Cat prepositions

Submitted by Sarah Horsley on Sat, 2010-02-27 22:13

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.2

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Level: E1

Resource type: Flash cards, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Cat prepositionsCat prepositionsCat prepositions is a lovely set of worksheets, flashcards and word cards (to make sentences) on prepositions of place – based on an interactive exercise at http://inglesalagon.iespana.es/ejercicios/prepositions_of_place_1.htm

High frequency words

Submitted by Margaret Adams on Sat, 2010-02-06 22:13

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Rs/E1.1, Rt/E1.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.2, Ws/E1.1

Resource type: Flash cards, Shared text, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Level: E1

An amazing series of 16 worksheets that focus on the 100 most frequent words as used in the school-based Letters & Sounds reading scheme (available free – for details see teaching notes within the resource or visit http://nationalstrategies.standards.dcsf.gov.uk/ and type Letters and Sounds in the search box).
The sheets are all written for adults (topics include domestic violence, being jilted at the altar, old age, family arguments and much more) and include reading and writing activities, sets of small word cards, a word checklist and large flashcards.

Jingle Bells

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Thu, 2009-12-10 17:24

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rw/E1.1

Pre-entry: Rs/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Free tags: Christmas

Resource type: Informative presentation

Level: M8, E1

Jingle Bells is great for sentence and word level reading for Milestone 8- Entry 1 ESOL and Literacy learners.

Silent Night

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Thu, 2009-12-10 17:24

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rw/E1.1

Pre-entry: Rs/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Free tags: Christmas

Resource type: Informative presentation

Level: M8, E1

Silent Night is great for sentence and word level reading for Milestone 8- Entry 1 ESOL and Literacy learners. Please note the words are taken from ‘Songs of Fellowship’.

Keep your Hair On

Submitted by Yvonne Cook on Wed, 2009-08-26 17:25

Literacy: Fiction, Rs/E1.1, Rs/E2.2, Rt/E1.1, Rt/E2.1

Resource type: Reading comprehension

Level: E1, E2

Keep your Hair On is a series of comprehension questions based on the popular reader from Gatehouse Books. Includes word hunt, gap-fill and true/false questions and really encourages readers to keep returning to the book to find the answers – thus improving comprehension, scanning and detailed reading skills.

Just My Luck

Submitted by Yvonne Cook on Wed, 2009-08-26 17:25

Literacy: Fiction, Rs/E1.1, Rs/E2.2, Rt/E1.1, Rt/E2.1

Resource type: Reading comprehension

Level: E1, E2

Just My Luck is a series of comprehension questions based on the popular reader from Gatehouse Books. Includes word hunt, gap-fill and yes/no questions and really encourages readers to keep returning to the book to find the answers – thus improving comprehension, scanning and detailed reading skills.

My Red Face

Submitted by Yvonne Cook on Wed, 2009-08-26 17:25

Literacy: Fiction, Rs/E1.1, Rs/E2.2, Rt/E1.1, Rt/E2.1

Resource type: Reading comprehension

Level: E1, E2

My Red Face is a series of comprehension questions based on the popular reader from Gatehouse Books. Includes matching, gap-fill and yes/no questions and really encourages readers to keep returning to the book to find the answers – thus improving comprehension, scanning and detailed reading skills.

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