Rw/E1.1

Possess a limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs and symbols (a) Understand that written words carry meaning and that adults will already be familiar with many of the words they will meet in print, from their experience of spoken language (b) Understand that some words occur in texts more frequently than others, and recognise key high-frequency words (c) Read and understand words on forms related to personal information, e.g. first name, surname, address, postcode, age, date of birth (d) Understand that there are words which are key personal words for them and their situation, identify these words and learn to recognise them (e) Know and apply some techniques for recognising words on sight: length, shape, initial letter combinations, association with other words

Colour match activities

Submitted by Paola Zurawska on Mon, 2012-04-23 21:47

Pre-entry: Rw/M6.1, Rw/M6.2, Rw/M7.3, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rs/E2.2, Rs/E2.3, Rw/E1.1, Ww/E1.2

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rs/E2.1b, ESOL Rs/E2.1c, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.2b

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Flash cards, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M6, M7, M8, E1, E2

Set of four graduated activities for preEntry up to Entry Level 2 ideal for mixed ability literacy and ESOL groups. Colour word cards provided.
Match identical pictures (Milestones 6-7)
Match or write colour words to pictures (Milestone 8 – Entry 1)
Simple cloze activity (E1-E2)

Social signs cards

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Thu, 2011-09-15 13:14

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

Pre-entry: Rw/M7.3, Rw/M8.3

Free tags: Signs

Context: Independent living

Level: M7, M8, E1

Resource type: Flash cards, Sort or match cards

Matching exercise for preEntry and E1 learners to recognise signs and their names.

I want to learn

Submitted by Androulla Wakefield on Sun, 2011-06-19 09:33

Pre-entry: Ww/M8.1, Wt/M8.4, Ww/M8.2, Rw/M8.2, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Apply strategies to spell correctly, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E2.2

Context: Education, Independent living

Resource type: Flash cards, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8, E1

A flexible set of exercises based on common classroom items such as pens, pencils. folders, hole punch, etc. Can be used in a variety of ways – with or without learner support. Includes worksheets and flash / matching cards. Detailed preEntry mapping information. First used at the start of the academic year with a new preEntry class.

Eat and drink

Submitted by Androulla Wakefield on Mon, 2011-06-06 17:55

Pre-entry: Ww/M8.1, Wt/M8.4, Ww/M8.2, Rw/M8.2, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Apply strategies to spell correctly, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.2

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Resource type: Flash cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8, E1

A flexible and appealing set of exercises that can be used in a variety of ways – with or without learner support. Two worksheets for reading and spelling common items of food and drink, plus word cards. preEntry mapping information. First used as a preEntry revision exercise.

Garment care

Submitted by Sarah Horsley on Sat, 2011-05-21 16:03

Pre-entry: Rtc/M8.3, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rw/E1.1

Context: Independent living

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

Level: M8, E1

Straightforward but very practical worksheet where ESOL learners select a garment and answer questions about its washing care symbols. The written questions require at least E1 reading skills but other parts of the worksheet focus on symbol recognition and are thus suitable for pre-Entry emerging readers / writers.
Note: for more on laundry symbols see “Buying Clothes” PPT below.

Pre-entry: Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Rw/E1.1, Rw/E2.1

Level: M8, E1, E2

Resource type: Teaching idea

How ‘flash’ presentation of social sight vocabulary proved to be motivating. The technique is described and some thoughts about why it seems to have such positive effects on several different levels are offered, and feedback sought.

Week's TV Listings

Submitted by Kathy Crockford on Sat, 2010-10-23 14:38

Literacy: Rt/E2.3, Rt/E3.7, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E3.4

Numeracy: MSS1/E3.3, MSS1/L1.2, MSS1/L1.3

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Reading comprehension, Sort or match cards

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1

A multi-functional resource for Literacy or Numeracy. Sample TV listings by day, programme, start and end times, channel and genre. Use for alphabetic or numeric sorting, skimming and scanning exercises, literacy social sight vocabulary for days of the week, numeracy exercises for calculating time, etc. This resource contains some sample exercise questions to use which can be developed further according to need. I laminated the sheets and then cut up into days so lower level learners can move the elements around. Higher level learners can work from the whole page sheets as well.

Housework

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Mon, 2010-05-31 21:13

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Rw/E1.1, Writing: text focus (composition)

Pre-entry: Rw/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Reading: text focus (comprehension), ESOL Writing: text focus (composition), ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, Humour

Context: Independent living

Resource type: Interactive presentation, On-screen activity or video, Reading comprehension, Sort or match cards, Writing prompts

Level: M8, E1, E2

Housework videoHousework videoHousework is a set of three related resources:
Housework is a very funny video (with a rather predictable ending!) accompanied by words and jolly music and designed to introduce, complement or summarise the two related resources below.
Although aimed at M8-E2, ESOL/Literacy groups of all levels will enjoy this video and it is bound to prompt disucssion. Supplied as a zipped WMV (Windows Media Video) file (6.8 MB).

Dolch word bingo

Submitted by Susan Douglas-Davis on Wed, 2010-03-17 21:29

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism

Level: E1

Ideal for Entry 1 Literacy. 10 different bingo boards – each with 9 words.

Cat prepositions

Submitted by Sarah Horsley on Sat, 2010-02-27 21:13

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.2

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Level: E1

Resource type: Flash cards, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Cat prepositionsCat prepositionsCat prepositions is a lovely set of worksheets, flashcards and word cards (to make sentences) on prepositions of place – based on an interactive exercise at http://inglesalagon.iespana.es/ejercicios/prepositions_of_place_1.htm

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