Ws/E1.2 punctuate a simple sentence with a capital letter and a full stop (a) understand that the beginning of a sentence is marked by a capital letter and the end is marked by a full stop (b) understand that writers use these rules to mark off one sentence 'block' from another, which helps the reader follow the text (c) understand that a line of writing is not necessarily the same as a sentence (d) know and understand that the terms, sentence, capital letter, full stop

Capital letters recap

Submitted by Leia Fee on Sun, 2010-05-02 22:13

Literacy: Ws/E1.2, Ws/E1.3, Ws/E2.4

Resource type: Handout or guide

Level: E1, E2

A handy one page reminder about when (and when not) to use capital letters.

Capital letters

Submitted by Emma Shaw on Thu, 2009-07-09 17:25

Literacy: Ws/E1.2, Ws/E1.3, Ws/E2.3, Ws/E2.4

Resource type: Sort or match cards

Level: E1, E2

A great set of hands-on card based activities for Entry learners. Sort and correct sentences, sort nouns into proper and common, etc.

Susan Boyle - Britain’s got Talent

Submitted by Margery Lynott on Mon, 2009-05-25 17:25

Literacy: Form filling, Rs/E2.2, Rt/E2.1, Rw/E2.3, Rw/E2.4, Ws/E1.1, Ws/E1.2, Ws/E2.4, Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.2

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame

A fabulous, topical set of Entry level resources based on the popular 2009 TV series. Covers reading comprehension, sentence structure, punctuation, planning writing (includes several writing frames), paragraphs, form filling and much more.

May Day for E1-2

Submitted by Christine Robinson on Tue, 2008-04-22 16:53

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

Free tags: May Day

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

A wonderful set of reading materials for Entry 1-2. Short illustrated text about May Day traditions followed by 2 pages of comprehension exercises. Plus May Day poster, letter and calendar for further reading and purpose of text work.

Entry Level punctuation cards

Submitted by Laura Jeffrey Kiiza on Fri, 2007-03-30 17:18

Literacy: Rs/E2.4, Rs/E3.3, Ws/E1.2, Ws/E1.3, Ws/E2.3, Ws/E2.4, Ws/E3.4

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Listening and/or speaking activity

Level: E1, E2, E3

Entry Level punctuation cards for a variety of multisensory games, matching activities and challenges.

12 days of Christmas sentence game

Submitted by Jayne Elliot on Tue, 2007-01-30 01:00

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Ww/E2.1, Ws/E1.1, Ws/E1.2, Ws/E1.3, Ws/E2.4

Resource type: Game

Level: E1, E2

Not what it seems! A great game that can be played any time of year to help students construct, punctuate and spell simple sentences.

Punctuation cards

Submitted by Margaret Adams on Thu, 2006-08-31 17:11

Literacy: Rs/E2.4, Rs/E3.3, Rs/L1.1, Rs/L2.2, Ws/E1.2, Ws/E1.3, Ws/E2.3, Ws/E2.4, Ws/E3.4, Ws/L1.3, Ws/L2.4

Resource type: Game

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

A fabulous multi-sensory punctuation game. 8 large cards to laminate plus teaching ideas. Great for mixed ability classes.

We need to use CAPITAL LETTERS.

Submitted by Margaret Lagoyianni on Mon, 2005-09-12 14:02

Literacy: Ws/E1.2, Ws/E1.3, Ws/E2.3, Ws/E2.4, Ws/E3.4, Ws/L1.3, Ww/E1.2

Resource type: Handout or guide, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1

Wonderful handout and series of differentiated worksheets for E1-L1. With topical news items, and work related activities.

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

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

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

Free tags: World Cup 1966

Context: Sport

Level: M8, E1, E2

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Crossword, Wordsearch, Worksheet or assignment

A very popular 29 page booklet with 14 Milestone 8 / Entry 1-2 paper-based word, sentence and text focus activities to accompany related on-screen resources (below). Updated in 2006.

Can be used alone or with the DfES Skills for Life E1 Literacy materials.…
(Unit 1, Lost and Found)

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