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

High frequency words

Submitted by Margaret Adams on Sat, 2010-02-06 22:13

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Rs/E1.1, Rt/E1.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.2, Ws/E1.1

Resource type: Flash cards, Shared text, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Level: E1

An amazing series of 16 worksheets that focus on the 100 most frequent words as used in the school-based Letters & Sounds reading scheme (available free – for details see teaching notes within the resource or visit http://nationalstrategies.standards.dcsf.gov.uk/ and type Letters and Sounds in the search box).
The sheets are all written for adults (topics include domestic violence, being jilted at the altar, old age, family arguments and much more) and include reading and writing activities, sets of small word cards, a word checklist and large flashcards.

Letters & Sounds Bingo

Submitted by Rachel Emmett on Thu, 2010-02-04 22:13

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

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E2.1a

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism

Letters & Sounds bingoLetters & Sounds bingoWritten to accompany the school-based Letters & Sounds reading scheme (which can be adapted and used to teach adults). All the words are based on phase 2 of the scheme (available free – for details see attached teaching notes or visit http://nationalstrategies.standards.dcsf.gov.uk/ and type Letters and Sounds in the search box).
Please also see Margaret Adam’s High Frequency Words (below) which focuses on the 100 most frequent words used in the same reading scheme.

Things to use in class

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Sat, 2010-01-30 22:14

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

Pre-entry: Rw/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Lr/E1.5c, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Sc/E1.2a, ESOL Sc/E1.2b

Context: Education

Resource type: Interactive presentation, Listening and/or speaking activity, Sort or match cards

Level: M8, E1

Classroom stuffClassroom stuffA set of two resources:
PPT with audio, so you can leave students pressing the left button and repeating the words, while you attend to others. 13 different objects such as pen, stapler, ruler, etc. are covered.
Classroom equipment cards
These cards show some items of vocabulary for equipment which could be requested in class. 12 different objects such as calculator, pencil case, rubber, etc. are included.

Jingle Bells

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Thu, 2009-12-10 17:24

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

Pre-entry: Rs/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

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

Free tags: Christmas

Resource type: Informative presentation

Level: M8, E1

Jingle Bells is great for sentence and word level reading for Milestone 8- Entry 1 ESOL and Literacy learners.

Silent Night

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Thu, 2009-12-10 17:24

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

Pre-entry: Rs/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

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

Free tags: Christmas

Resource type: Informative presentation

Level: M8, E1

Silent Night is great for sentence and word level reading for Milestone 8- Entry 1 ESOL and Literacy learners. Please note the words are taken from ‘Songs of Fellowship’.

Dolch words board game

Submitted by Annie Hammersley on Tue, 2009-09-15 17:25

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

General: Dyslexia support

Level: E1

Resource type: Game

An E1 kinaesthetic resource for 2-4 players – also ideal for dyslexic learners at higher levels.

Summer bingo

Submitted by Rachel Emmett on Thu, 2009-07-09 17:25

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

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E2.2a

Free tags: Summer

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism

Level: E1, E2

An ideal end of year or summer activity for beginning readers (ESOL or Lit). 9 illustrated bingo boards plus checklist.

Writing numbers

Submitted by Jennifer Whitehead on Mon, 2009-02-09 17:25

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

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

Numeracy: N1/E1.2

General: Dyslexia support

Resource type: Wordsearch, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8, E1

A 26 page booklet that thoroughly covers reading and writing numbers as words. The repetition and variety of practice methods (handwriting; matching; look, say, cover, write, check; word searches, etc.) provide ideal practice for preEntry and higher level dyslexic learners in both literacy and numeracy classes.

Note: Sept 2011 – picture added and curriculum mapping improved.

Barack Obama - new US President

Submitted by Rachel Emmett on Wed, 2008-11-05 16:52

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

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Reading comprehension, Wordsearch

Level: E1

A simplified Entry 1 text with photos, comprehension questions, cloze exercise, word search and more. A fabulous topical resource!

Working in a garage

Submitted by Jennifer Whitehead on Thu, 2008-09-11 16:52

Pre-entry: N1/M8.5, Ww/M8.1, Rw/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.3

Numeracy: N1/E1.4, N1/E1.2, N1/E1.3, N1/E2.2

Context: Motor vehicles & Transport

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8, E1, E2

A fabulous collection of embedded literacy and numeracy activities for Milestone 8- Entry 2. Covers reading, matching and spelling key words, counting, ordinal numbers, money, telephone work and more. Plus lots of great ideas for multi-sensory teaching.

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