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

Road Users board game

Submitted by Nina Philps on Wed, 2008-08-13 16:53

Literacy: Rw/E1.1, Rw/E2.1, SLd/E1.1, SLd/E2.2, Wt/E1.1, Wt/E2.1

Resource type: Game

Level: E1, E2

Road Users board game is a great way to practice whole word recognition, discussion and writing composition skills. All you need is dice, counters and a vivid imagination!

Classroom objects word games

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Wed, 2008-07-16 16:53

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

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

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.2a, ESOL Rw/E1.3a, ESOL Ww/E1.1a

Context: Education

Resource type: Crossword, Sort or match cards, Wordsearch, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8, E1

A great set of Entry/preEntry word level games that’s ideal for ESOL students at the start of term. Includes word picture match, alphabet ordering, word fill, word shapes, missing vowels and more. Ideal for themed lessons and the start of term. With answer sheets and teaching ideas.

Recycling word games

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Tue, 2008-07-15 16:53

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

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

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.2a, ESOL Rw/E1.3a, ESOL Ww/E1.1a

Context: Independent living

Resource type: Sort or match cards, Wordsearch

Level: M8, E1

A great set of Entry/preEntry word level games on this popular topic. Includes word picture match, word fill, word shapes and more. Ideal for themed lessons. With answer sheets and teaching ideas.

Healthy eating lesson plan & resources

Submitted by Andrew Speers on Fri, 2008-07-11 16:53

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

Pre-entry: Wt/M7.2, Rs/M8.1, Ws/M8.1, Rtc/M8.3, Wt/M8.4, Ww/M8.2, Rw/M7.1, Rw/M7.3, Rw/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

Free tags: Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Independent living

Level: M7, M8, E1

Resource type: Lesson plan, Listening and/or speaking activity, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

A great 2.5 hr differentiated lesson plan complete with resources including ordering and matching worksheets and cards, simple spelling sheet, healthy eating chart (please download the accompanying Excel file – see below). The main topic is making an omelette and the lesson includes sequencing, letters, word recognition and building, and simple sentences. You will also need food leaflets from supermarkets, plastic or wooden letters and a tape recorder.

At Home

Submitted by Amanda Burgess on Tue, 2008-06-24 16:53

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

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

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

Resource type: Cut and stick, Flash cards, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M7, M8, E1

A wonderful and very substantial series of worksheets (or cut and stick) and card based activities for preEntry Milestone 8 – Entry 1 Lit and ESOL. Covers dozens of everyday household objects and furniture. Includes matching, labelling, missing letters and spelling.

Label the House

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Tue, 2008-06-24 16:53

Pre-entry: Rtc/M7.1, Wt/M7.2, Wt/M8.1, Rtc/M8.3, Ww/M8.1, Rw/M7.3, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Resource type: Cut and stick, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M7, M8, E1

Label the House is a beautiful labelling (or cut and stick) activity for preEntry-Entry 1 Lit and ESOL. Also makes a great starting point for preEntry discussion about words, images, names of familiar objects etc.

Editor’s note Oct 2013
Thumbnail picture added to description above and minor edits to the original 2008 resource including: font change; removal of an extra, unneeded labelling box; and adjustment to one labelling arrow pointing to the letterbox.

Homes and Garden

Submitted by Amanda Burgess on Tue, 2008-06-24 16:53

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

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

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

Resource type: Cut and stick, Flash cards, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M7, M8, E1

Wonderful set of worksheets (or cut and stick) and card based activities for preEntry Milestone 7 – Entry 1 Lit and ESOL. Covers different types of residential buildings, different rooms, garden sheds and garages. Includes matching, labelling, missing vowels and spelling.

Coronation Street resources

Submitted by Karen Bruin on Thu, 2008-05-29 16:53

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

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Reading comprehension, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Coronation Street resources – 8 super pages of Entry 2 resources based on this popular soap. Cloze exercise, matching game, alphabetical order, form filling, punctuation and more.
Adapted from Sally Shipton’s Emmerdale resource (see below).

Days of the Week lesson plan & resources

Submitted by Andrew Speers on Thu, 2008-05-22 16:53

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

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Rw/E1.1, Wt/E1.1, Word origins

Level: M8, E1

Resource type: Lesson plan, Reading comprehension, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

A wonderful 2.5 hr differentiated lesson plan complete with resources. These include matching games, fill-in diary sheets, cloze exercises / writing frames and more!
A related PPT has been writtn to accompany this lesson. See below.

Number picture bingo

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Fri, 2008-05-16 16:53

Pre-entry: N1/M7.3, Rtc/M7.1, N1/M8.5, Rtc/M8.3, Rw/M7.3, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.3b

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism

Level: M7, M8, E1

Great game for preEntry-E1 numeracy and literacy learners. Choice of word or (mostly) picture tiles provides easy differentiation. Can also used for individual matching games.

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