Rt/E3.1

Trace and understand the main events of chronological, continuous descriptive and explanatory texts of more than one paragraph (a) Understand that meaning is built up through a text Understand the significance of the openings and endings of texts to overall meaning (b) Understand that own knowledge (personal, contextual, phonological, grammatical, graphical) can be used to work out, predict and check the meaning of texts

Love Heart Literacy assignment

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Mon, 2008-02-04 15:53

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1, Rt/L1.3, Rt/L1.4, Rt/L1.5, Rt/L2.1, Rt/L2.3, Rt/L2.7, Rw/E2.4, Rw/E3.4, Ws/E2.2, Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Free tags: Valentine's Day, Smarties & Love Hearts

Context: History, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Covers alphabetical ordering, adjectives, reading comprehension, sentences and web research for E2-L2.

*Sadly the original background history (on which the comprehension is based) is no longer available on the Swizzels Matlow or Love Heart sites.

Be my Valentine

Submitted by Margaret Lagoyianni on Mon, 2008-02-04 15:53

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.2, Rt/E3.7, Rt/L1.1, Rw/L1.2, SLc/L1.1, Wt/E3.1, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.3, Wt/L2.1, Wt/L2.3, Poetry

Free tags: Valentine's Day, Equality and Diversity

Context: History

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Shared text, Writing prompts

A brilliant resource – especially for younger, teenage students. Includes an original poem, discussion of slang, background info on Valentine’s Day, writing and speaking ideas.

Cavity wall construction

Submitted by Gill Gallagher on Sun, 2007-10-21 16:18

Literacy: Rs/E3.2, Rs/L1.1, Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Cloze exercise

Cloze exercise. A great way of improving reading and grammar skills alongside vocational knowledge.

Bricklaying in hot and cold weather

Submitted by Gill Gallagher on Sat, 2007-10-20 16:18

Literacy: Rs/E3.2, Rs/L1.1, Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Cloze exercise

Two cloze exercises. A great way of improving reading and grammar skills alongside vocational knowledge.

Dream - writing an acrostic poem

Submitted by Moira Garland on Wed, 2007-10-17 16:18

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1, Rt/L2.1, Poetry

Resource type: Interactive presentation, Lesson plan, Writing frame

Level: E3, L1, L2

A fabulous interactive PPT originally written for National Poetry Day 2007 (but ideal at any time!). Each page (many with type-in boxes) provides a separate task – ideal for groups or pairs. Provides a complete lesson through from initial discussion to presentation, feedback and reflection.

Tigger the Hunter

Submitted by Robert Holt on Wed, 2007-07-18 16:18

Literacy: Fiction, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.8, Rw/E2.1, Rw/E2.2, Rw/E3.5, Ws/E2.2

Resource type: Shared text

Level: E2, E3

A wonderful, illustrated story written by Tracy Richardson, when she was a Level 1 Literacy learner at Henley College, Coventry.

Submitted by her tutor, Robert Holt, who suggests using this story with Entry 2-3 learners for reading comprehension / reading in detail, recognising high frequency words, adjectives, phonics & decoding (especially consonant clusters).

Problem Page

Submitted by Saul Pope on Wed, 2007-06-20 16:18

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1, Rt/L2.1, Writing: text focus (composition), Engage in Discussion

Free tags: Drug awareness

Context: Independent living

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Listening and/or speaking activity, Shared text

Problem Page is a great way to encourage paired reading, writing and discussion skills. Students discuss a typical problem from a tabloid newspaper page and then, in pairs, work on different problems and how they would solve them. For Entry 3, L1/2 ESOL and Literacy.

Mouse exercise

Submitted by Barbara Corcoran on Sun, 2007-03-11 16:19

Literacy: Rt/E2.1, Rt/E3.1

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

General: Study Skills and General Teaching

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Level: E2, E3

A very useful sheet (best used on-screen) providing online links to a range of mouse exercises where learners can learn about right and left clicking, double clicking, drag and drop, etc. Activities range form straightforward tutorials to ‘Dress the Eggplant’, Join the Dots and a bubble game. Many also provide very useful practice on reading instructions.

Following instructions - BBC Skillswise

Submitted by Paula Pye on Sun, 2007-03-11 16:19

Literacy: Rt/E2.1, Rt/E3.1

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

General: Study Skills and General Teaching

Resource type: ICT task sheet

Level: E2, E3

Provides step by step help to ICT / Lit / Num students plus useful practice in reading instructions.

Yesterday's World

Submitted by Margaret Adams on Tue, 2007-02-20 16:19

Literacy: Ww/E2.2, Ww/E3.1, Rt/E3.1, Rw/E2.2, Rw/E3.5

ESOL: ESOL Lr/E2.2d, ESOL Rw/E2.3a, ESOL Sc/E2.1b, ESOL Ww/E2.1b

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Crossword, Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension

Level: E2, E3

Yesterday’s World text (about an attraction in Sussex) and related phonics activities based on the two sounds of the digraph /th/. Includes word sorting, cloze, crossword.

Originally written for a mixed level Literacy and ESOL group.

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