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

Social signs quiz

Submitted by Heidi Griffin on Thu, 2008-05-15 15:53

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

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

Context: Health and safety, Independent living

Resource type: Flash cards, Quiz

Level: M7, M8, E1

A colourful quiz that can be used as a standalone activity or for consolidation and extension work after using Sally Shipton’s Types of Text: Social Signs PPT (see below). Created for an Entry 1 class but could also be used in preEntry classes either as a paper based quiz or cut into flashcards for working on recognition and discussion skills.

Fruit bingo

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Thu, 2008-05-15 15:53

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

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

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism

Level: M7, M8, E1

A beautiful set of bingo games for preEntry and E1 literacy/ESOL. Choice of word or picture tiles provides easy differentiation, plus there is a second game with larger bingo boards and more white space (often better for SLDD students).

Food groups word searches

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Thu, 2008-04-17 15:53

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

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

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Resource type: Wordsearch

Level: E1

6 simple wordsearches (6 words per puzzles) for individual or group work (could display on a smartboard). Ideal for word and letter pattern recognition, converting between capital and lowercase letters, etc.

E1 spelling and sentence building

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Thu, 2008-04-17 15:53

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

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

Level: E1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A very useful set of 15 graduated tasks that involve reading sentences, learning key words / spellings and writing sentences.

Love hearts E1 literacy practice assignment

Submitted by Moira Garland on Mon, 2008-04-14 15:53

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

Free tags: Valentine's Day, Smarties & Love Hearts

Level: E1

Resource type: Assessment material, Reading comprehension

A reading comprehension exercise written in the style of a practice OCR E1 reading assignment (Task 1). It also includes OCR style tasks 2-4 (purpose of text, reading signs and symbols) – these are NOT about Love Hearts.
Love Hearts task 1 can also be used independently or alongside our popular Valentine’s Day E2-L2 Love Hearts Assignment (see below) in mixed ability classes.

Rooms of the house - 6 interactive exercises

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Sun, 2008-04-13 15:53

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

A super series of 6 graded interactive ICT worksheets. Covers E1 Lit and ESOL reading (reading key words / vocabulary) and E1-2 ICT ( with a different focus for each sheet – see below).
Exercise 1 – change the text colour
Exercise 2 – change the text size
Exercise 3 – change the text style
Exercise 4 – change the text format
Exercise 5 – drag & drop the correct words
Exercise 6 – insert clipart pictures to match the words.

13 Preposition posters

Submitted by Cathy Barton on Tue, 2007-10-16 16:18

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

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

Level: E1

Resource type: Handout or guide, Poster

A series of useful posters (or use as a handout, or display on an interactive whiteboard) for Entry 1 ESOL / Literacy. Each preposition is accompanied by a clear diagram and sample sentence.

Form filling vocabulary - a definitions game

Submitted by Emma Hall on Mon, 2007-10-15 16:18

Literacy: Form filling, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E3.2

Context: Employment skills & Public services, Independent living

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Game, Interactive presentation

Makes a great introduction to form filling and is ideal for group, team or individual work. 56 questions.

Hot or Cold?

Submitted by Cathy Barton on Mon, 2007-10-15 16:18

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

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

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

Level: E1

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Interactive worksheet with drop down menus to select the correct word and complete the sentence. Great reading and vocabulary practice for Entry 1 ESOL & Literacy students. Plus practice in using a mouse and drop down menus for Skills for Life ICT students.

Days of the week interactive worksheet

Submitted by Cathy Barton on Mon, 2007-03-26 16:18

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

Numeracy: MSS1/E1.2, MSS1/E2.3

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

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

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Days of the week combines colourful pages of information (days of week and their order, abbreviations, numbers on calendars) with interactive practice pages (drag and drop and a very clever page where the text changes colour if correct spelling is typed). First used with Entry 1 ESOLICT learners but also suitable for E1 literacy and numeracy.

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