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

Literacy: Rs/E2.2, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1, Ws/E2.1, Ws/E3.1

Numeracy: N1/L1.7

Free tags: Shrove Tuesday

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Two pancake texts to read, questions to answer, recipes to re-size (simple ratios) and instructions to match and order. Wonderful topical work for Entry 2 to Level 1.

George Michael

Submitted by Saul Pope on Sun, 2007-01-07 17:19

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

Free tags: Drug awareness

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

A controversial interview is an ideal non-threatening way to introduce the topic of drugs, alongside reading and discussion practice.

Willy the super ant

Submitted by Margaret Adams on Fri, 2006-06-09 17:11

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Ww/E2.1, Homophones, homographs & confusables, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E3.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E2.1

General: Dyslexia support

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Margaret Adams wrote this story to help a dyslexic student distinguish between ‘want’ and ‘what’. Numbered ‘cartoon’ blanks for student to illustrate, plus introduction, story and background notes.

Buyer Beware!

Submitted by Penny Halliday on Wed, 2005-06-08 14:02

Literacy: Rs/E3.3, Rs/L1.2, Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1, Rw/E3.5, Rw/L1.3, Prefixes, suffixes & plurals

Free tags: Chomwell Green

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Shared text, Worksheet or assignment

Another resource in our popular Chomwell Green series (see below). A lovely shared text with a touch of humour! Created and used by a literacy volunteer during a series of lessons on descriptive writing. Text can be used for a multitude of activities but is particularly good for work on prefixes and suffixes, and punctuation. Best enlarged to A3 to allow for annotation and highlighting. Includes suggested exercises and teaching ideas.

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