Relate an image to print and use it to obtain meaning (a) Understand that images are part of a text and provide meaning

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E3.6, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8, Rt/E3.9

Resource type: Interactive presentation

Level: E3

Entry Level 3 Functional Skills English interactive PowerPoint presentation on scanning, skimming, reading for detail and using images in text.
Includes a paired work activity on screen 9 for which you’ll need a range of texts including plenty of dictionaries, depending on you class size.

Health and Safety reading activities

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Sat, 2008-06-21 16:53

Literacy: Rt/E1.1, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.4, Rt/E3.9

Free tags: Humour

Context: Health and safety

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

A fabulous set of differentiated reading activities for E1-E3. Order sentences to make a gruesome story, read and answer questions on manual handling (inc. graphical information), enjoy an amusing story about a health and safety inspector or a topical news report.

London Tube

Submitted by Janet Kinsey on Mon, 2008-02-11 16:53

Literacy: Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.9, Rt/L1.5, Rt/L2.7

ESOL: ESOL Rt/E3.7a, ESOL Rt/E3.9a, ESOL Rt/L1.5a, ESOL Rt/L1.5b, ESOL Rt/L2.7a

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Resource type: Reading comprehension

Level: E3, L1, L2

A series of differentiated questions based on the famous London underground map. Great for scanning practice and sparking off further discussion or writing work.
Tube maps can be found at: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/gettingaround/1106.aspx

Literacy: Rt/E3.5, Rt/E3.9, Rw/E3.4

Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E3

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

Great way to practise using alphabetical order (and maps) to locate information. Note – probably best for those that live in the Wolverhampton area and requires a local AtoZ map (but the idea could easily be adapted for any area).

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.

The Commonwealth

Submitted by Neil Hardy on Sat, 2005-11-26 14:01

Literacy: Rt/E3.5, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8, Rt/E3.9, Rt/L1.1, SLlr/L1.2, Ws/E3.3, Ws/L1.3

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: History

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Investigation or project, Shared text, Worksheet or assignment

A set of resources for E3/L1 literacy and ESOL. Includes a shared text for reading comprehension, punctuation exercise and a web quest.

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