Rw/E3.4

Use first and second place letters to find and sequence words in alphabetical order (a) Understand alphabetical order (b) Understand the importance of the alphabetical order of letters within a word

Wheelbarrow Boy - Entry 3 comprehension

Submitted by Gerry Farrell on Mon, 2008-04-07 15:53

Literacy: Fiction, Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.4, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8, Rw/E3.3, Rw/E3.4

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Level: E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension

Wheelbarrow Boy – Entry 3 comprehension is a wonderful short story specifically written for a school PEP group (post 16, entry level programme) and designed to be fun and interesting (especially for boys) and short enough to be completed in a one hour session (although the extension dictionary/sentence exercises could go on longer). With 10 questions and extension activities.

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8, Rw/E3.3, Rw/E3.4

Free tags: Spring, Easter, Equality and Diversity

Level: E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Spring Festivals – Entry 3 comprehension questions (also includes alphabetical ordering and dictionary work) based on a short text about spring festivals from different cultures and faiths. The short text is part of the Easter Eggs – best buy? resource (below) which you will also have to download

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.

Worried Wendy

Submitted by Tom Walton on Sun, 2007-11-18 16:18

Literacy: Rw/E2.4, Rw/E3.4

Context: Independent living

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Interactive presentation

Worried Wendy is a great way for Entry level learners to practise using the Yellow Pages. Each slide provides a separate task – ideal for paired work (see notes area of slide 1 for further teaching ideas).

Literacy: Rw/E2.2, Rw/E2.4, Rw/E3.4

Context: Sport

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Flash cards, Sort or match cards

2007-08 Premiership and Championship football team cards for alphabetical ordering and/or reading practice. Simple but popular and useful resource that can be quickly differentiated for different levels by removing multiple teams beginning with same letter, working with all cards or just premiership cards, etc. Best enlarged to A3 and laminated.

Supermarket floor plan.

Submitted by Jennifer Williamson on Tue, 2007-06-19 16:18

Literacy: Rw/E2.4, Rw/E3.4

Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E2, E3

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

Multi-sensory alphabetical ordering activity that is bound to provoke lots of discussion!

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).

Vocabulary cards for hairdressers

Submitted by Debbie Hulse on Fri, 2007-05-11 16:18

Literacy: Rw/E3.4, Rw/L1.2, Rw/L2.1, Ww/L2.1

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Flash cards, Sort or match cards

Very useful for all types of spelling, vocabulary or alphabetical ordering work.

Moving text

Submitted by Margaret Adams on Fri, 2007-01-05 16:19

Literacy: Rw/E3.4

ICT: Functional ICT, Entry 3 ICT, Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: ICT task sheet

Moving text neatly combines literacy (alphabetical ordering) and ICT. Step by step task sheet asks the learner to set up a document (involves margins, headers, footers, formatting, etc) and then move text using two different techniques.

Literacy: Ww/E3.1, Ww/E3.2, Rw/E3.1, Rw/E3.3, Rw/E3.4, Rw/E3.5, Rw/L1.1, Rw/L1.2, Rw/L1.3, Rw/L2.1, Rw/L2.2, SLc/E3.1, SLc/E3.3, SLc/L1.1, SLc/L1.3, SLc/L1.4, SLc/L2.1, SLc/L2.3, SLc/L2.4, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1

Resource type: Flash cards, Scheme of work, Teaching idea, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1, L2

Lots of ideas here for themed Word Level starters. Give your lessons a longitudinal structure and improve students’ dictionary, speaking, spelling and vocabulary skills in small steps across the academic year. Originally used in a series of 30 lessons in a mixed ability classes (E3-L2). With suggestions for further resources and shared texts, related words, revision, spelling tips, speaking activities and more.

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