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

Questions about days and months

Submitted by Cathy Barton on Thu, 2007-03-22 16:18

Literacy: 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

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Questions about days and months . Interactive worksheet with drop down menus to select the correct day, no. of days in a month, etc. (Use as a follow on exercise after the Days of the week worksheet (see below).

Use and understand forms

Submitted by Margaret Lagoyianni on Sun, 2007-03-11 13:07

Literacy: Form filling, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E2.1, Rw/E3.2

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Cut and stick, Sort or match cards

Match the words used on forms to their meanings (laminate to make a great re-usable game) and then practise your skills on the example forms.

Drag and drop colour

Submitted by Cathy Barton on Fri, 2007-02-23 16:19

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

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

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

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Drag and drop colour worksheets provide great reading, vocabulary and spelling practice for Entry ESOL & Literacy students. Plus practice in using a mouse, drag and drop, typing in spellings, etc. for Entry ICT students.

What colour is it?

Submitted by Cathy Barton on Fri, 2007-02-23 16:19

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

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

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

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Interactive worksheet with drop down menus to select the correct spelling. Great reading and spelling practice for Entry ESOL & Literacy students. Plus practice in using a mouse and drop down menus for E1-2 ICT students.

Work - vocabulary cards

Submitted by Laura Jeffrey Kiiza on Fri, 2007-01-19 16:19

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

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.2a, ESOL Rw/E2.2a, ESOL Rw/E2.3a, ESOL Sc/E1.1b, ESOL Sc/E2.1b, ESOL Ww/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.1b, ESOL Ww/E2.1a, ESOL Ww/E2.1b

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: Flash cards, Sort or match cards, Warm-up

Level: E1, E2

27 pictures of different jobs and matching word cards – plus lots of teaching ideas for Entry 1 and 2 literacy and ESOL classes.

Tom's Night Out

Submitted by Alison Murray on Mon, 2006-10-09 16:11

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

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E1

A poem for Entry 1 group reading – with 5 pages of focused comprehension and spelling activities that can be used for individual or small group work.

Words to read

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Tue, 2006-09-26 16:11

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

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Resource type: Interactive presentation

Level: M7, M8, E1

A useful PowerPoint featuring the first 33 Dolch words for sight reading practice.

Willy the super ant

Submitted by Margaret Adams on Fri, 2006-06-09 16:11

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Ww/E2.1, Homophones, homographs & confusables, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E3.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E2.1

General: Dyslexia support

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Margaret Adams wrote this story to help a dyslexic student distinguish between ‘want’ and ‘what’. Numbered ‘cartoon’ blanks for student to illustrate, plus introduction, story and background notes.

Grapheme phonics sheets 7-12

Submitted by Janet Whitfield on Sun, 2006-01-29 16:12

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

Resource type: Handout or guide, Poster

Level: E1, E2

For Entry 1 and 2 reading. Each sheet contains graphemes that can be worked on in one session in conjunction with other worksheets and texts (not provided here). Use to encourage learners to check over the phoneme/grapheme work each day.
Letters which make the same phonemes are grouped together. At the bottom of most sheets there are also a couple of social sight words to be learnt at the same time.
Janet has based these sheets on the THRASS system. Sheets are reproduced here with acknowledgement to the THRASS Picture Chart and kind permission from THRASS UK www.thrass.co.uk

Grapheme phonics sheets 1-6

Submitted by Janet Whitfield on Sun, 2006-01-29 16:12

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

Resource type: Handout or guide, Poster

Level: E1, E2

For Entry 1 and 2 reading. Each sheet contains graphemes that can be worked on in one session in conjunction with other worksheets and texts (not provided here). Use to encourage learners to check over the phoneme/grapheme work each day.
Letters which make the same phonemes are grouped together. At the bottom of most sheets there are also a couple of social sight words to be learnt at the same time.
Janet has based these sheets on the THRASS system. Sheets are reproduced here with acknowledgement to the THRASS Picture Chart and kind permission from THRASS UK www.thrass.co.uk

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