Use illustrations and captions to locate information (a) Understand that illustrations contribute to meaning and can help locate and interpret information

The Cardigan

Submitted by New Leaf Books on Fri, 2009-08-28 17:25

Literacy: Fiction, Ww/E3.2, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E2.3, Rt/E2.4, Rt/E3.8, SLc/E2.4, SLlr/E1.5, Wt/E2.1, Prefixes, suffixes & plurals

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E1, E2, E3

The Cardigan is a set of professionally written resources based on the popular reader from New Leaf Books

Includes imagery, speaking & listening, symbols, spelling (changing y to an i) and memory skills. Encourages readers to get the most out of the book.

Wimbledon E1-2 Functional English

Submitted by Christine Robinson on Tue, 2008-06-24 17:27

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E2.4, Rw/E3.4, Functional English - writing

Free tags: Wimbledon

Context: Sport

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Wimbledon is a simplified text for E1-2 with comprehension, dictionary and sentence-writing questions followed by alphabetical ordering work on the men’s/women’s top seeds.
Editor’s note
June 2017 – fully updated – now with 2017 lists of seeds plus Functional Skills mapping, answers.
(First uploaded June 2008 but updated in 2009, 2010, 2016, 2017)

May Day for E1-2

Submitted by Christine Robinson on Tue, 2008-04-22 16:53

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rt/E1.1, Rt/E1.2, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E2.2, Rt/E2.4, Rw/E1.2, Rw/E1.3, Rw/E2.2, Rw/E2.4, Ws/E1.1, Ws/E1.2

Free tags: May Day

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

A wonderful set of reading materials for Entry 1-2. Short illustrated text about May Day traditions followed by 2 pages of comprehension exercises. Plus May Day poster, letter and calendar for further reading and purpose of text work.

Non fiction book review

Submitted by Anne Hodgson on Tue, 2006-09-26 17:11

Literacy: Rt/E2.2, Rt/E2.4, Rt/E3.2, Rt/E3.5, Rt/E3.6, Rt/E3.8, Rt/E3.9

General: Autistic spectrum support

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Writing frame

Two versions of a planner / writing frame (one is more detailed than the other) that encourage learners to look critically at non-fiction information books – looking out for features such as illustrations, headings, glossaries etc. and extracting interesting facts.
Written for young adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorder or Aspergers Syndrome but suitable for all.

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