Wt/E1.1 use written words and phrases to record or present information (a) understand that, writing is a way of representing language in a more permanent form than speech (b) understand that writing can be structured in different ways for different contexts and audiences, e.g. in sentences, in a list (c) understand that writing can be used to generate, plan and organise ideas

CVC words

Submitted by Hawa Lunat on Sat, 2017-01-07 12:35

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E1.1, Rw/E1.2, Wt/E1.1, Wt/E2.1, Functional English - writing

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.2a, ESOL Reading

Context: Animal care, farming & equine

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E1, E2

The first page of this resource will help students to identify consonants and vowels, which then leads onto CVC word building and reading skills.

Pages 2 & 3 have two short texts that my students enjoyed very much. These help students practise reading and identifying the structure of CVC words. They will then be able to answer simple comprehension questions.

You may want to cut up the passages and set up a jigsaw reading activity.

Plan a Christmas Fete E1-E2

Submitted by Joanne Collins on Sat, 2015-11-28 19:41

Literacy: Wt/E1.1, Wt/E2.1, Functional English - writing

ICT: Finding and selecting information

Free tags: Christmas

Context: Voluntary & Charity

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame, Writing prompts

Students are to plan and advertise a Christmas fete.
The resource covers writing lists and sentences, proof reading and using basic adjectives.
Students could use the Internet to find some ideas for Christmas stalls.

Sending a text - personal safety workbook

Submitted by Sarah Horsley on Sat, 2011-05-21 18:37

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E1.1, Wt/E1.1, Functional English - writing

Numeracy: MSS2/E1.2

ICT: Developing, presenting and communicating information

ESOL: ESOL Rt/E1.1a, ESOL Wt/E1.1a

Context: Health and safety, Independent living

Resource type: Discussion points, Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame, Writing prompts

Level: E1

Lovely workbook for E1 ESOL, Literacy or Functional English. Use a prompt for discussion about the importance of keeping in touch, letting people know where you are, and asking for help. With plenty of opportunities for students to write their own texts.

A separate blank mobile template is also included – ideal for writing texts. Also useful for E1 Numeracy and Functional Maths positional vocabulary work. E.g. Which number is directly below the 6 key? Which number is in the middle on the top row? Etc.

Reading and writing letters - Functional English

Submitted by Emma Shaw on Wed, 2011-03-30 18:22

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E1.1, Rt/E2.1, Wt/E1.1, Wt/E2.1, Functional English - writing

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

Level: E1, E2

Two sets of reading comprehension questions and a writing task – all based on a simple everyday letter informing a friend of a change of address. Ideal for, and fully mapped to, E1-E2 Functional English or any literacy lesson that is focusing on informal letters.

Tigger the Hunter questions

Submitted by Emma Shaw on Mon, 2009-08-10 17:25

Literacy: Fiction, Rs/E1.1, Rs/E2.2, Rt/E2.1, Ws/E1.1, Wt/E1.1, Wt/E2.1

Resource type: Reading comprehension

Level: E1, E2

A set of reading comprehension questions based on the short story by Tracy Richardson (see below). Also ideal for work on reading and writing simple sentences and general decoding / prediction work.

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!

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.

Christmas menu writing frame

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2007-12-06 17:17

Literacy: Ws/E2.2, Wt/E1.1, Wt/E2.1, Wt/E3.1

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, Christmas

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Writing frame

Christmas menu writing frame encourages the use of adjectives and other persuasive language. Ideal to use after the Food Descriptions game (see below).

It could be you!

Submitted by Anne Hodgson on Sun, 2007-02-18 17:19

Numeracy: MSS1/E3.1, N2/E3.4

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

General: Autistic spectrum support, Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E1, E2, E3

Entry level lottery activity that involves deciding how you are going to spend the money. Structured, with fill-in boxes for expenditure etc.
Written for learners on the autistic spectrum (who often find it particularly difficult to infer meaning that is not explicitly stated) but suitable for many literacy and/or numeracy students.

Favourite things bingo game

Submitted by Alison Murray on Mon, 2006-10-09 17:11

Pre-entry: Rtc/M7.1, Wt/M7.2, SLlr/M7.2, Wt/M8.1, SLc/M7.4, SLlr/M8.2, Rtc/M8.3, SLc/M7.5, SLc/M8.2

Literacy: SLc/E1.3, SLc/E2.2, SLlr/E1.4, SLlr/E1.6, Wt/E1.1, Wt/E2.1

Level: M7, M8, E1, E2

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

Favourite things bingo game provides valuable practice in asking and answering questions for Milestone 7 upwards and makes a great icebreaker.

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