Ww/L2.1

Spell correctly words used most often in work, studies and daily life, including familiar technical words (a) Know and apply a range of methods (visual, phonetic, or kinaesthetic, or use analogies and mnemonics) to help learn and remember correct spellings (b) Understand how knowledge of word roots, prefixes and suffixes can support spelling, including the spelling of technical words (c) Understand that some polysyllabic words have unstressed vowel sounds, and that it is often helpful to segment the word into its parts, e.g. diff-er-ent, inter-est-ing, poison-ous

Vocabulary cards for hairdressers

Submitted by Debbie Hulse on Fri, 2007-05-11 17:18

Literacy: Rw/E3.4, Rw/L1.2, Rw/L2.1, Ww/L2.1

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Flash cards, Sort or match cards

Very useful for all types of spelling, vocabulary or alphabetical ordering work.

Exploring prefixes

Submitted by Jennifer Baines on Fri, 2007-05-04 17:18

Literacy: Rw/L1.3, Rw/L2.1, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1

Resource type: Interactive presentation

Level: L1, L2

An interactive PPT that is ideal for spelling and vocabulary revision (for L1 and 2 tests). Use for whole group work or individual brush-up sessions. With type-in boxes for students to enter correct spellings / words, plus other suggested writing /dictionary tasks. Covers 9 common prefixes.

-eigh word map for spelling and vocabulary

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2007-04-29 17:18

Literacy: Ww/E3.2, Rw/E3.5, Rw/L1.3, Rw/L2.1, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1

Resource type: Mind map, Poster

Level: E3, L1, L2

Letter string ‘eigh’ – word map for spelling and vocabulary work and teacher reference / inspiration! Also makes a lovely display poster if blown up to A3.

Root word - spect (to see) word map

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2007-04-29 17:18

Literacy: Ww/E3.2, Rw/E3.5, Rw/L1.3, Rw/L2.1, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1

Resource type: Mind map, Poster

Level: E3, L1, L2

A word map designed to help students build words and make vocabulary connections (and for teacher reference / inspiration!). Use for spelling, affixes, parts of speech, or vocabulary work. Also makes a lovely display poster if blown up to A3.

Homophone card games I

Submitted by Laura Jeffrey Kiiza on Sun, 2007-04-29 00:00

Literacy: Homophones, homographs & confusables, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1

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

Level: L1, L2

A set of fabulous cards that can be used for a host of games and activities (teaching suggestions are included).

Words from Happy Christmas.

Submitted by Lorraine Halley on Tue, 2007-01-30 17:19

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Ww/E2.1, Ww/E3.1, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1

Free tags: Christmas

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Game, Worksheet or assignment

Words from Happy Christmas. Timeless spelling and vocabulary game with answer grid and sample answers.

Literacy: Ww/E3.1, Ww/E3.2, Rw/E3.1, Rw/E3.3, Rw/E3.4, Rw/E3.5, Rw/L1.1, Rw/L1.2, Rw/L1.3, Rw/L2.1, Rw/L2.2, SLc/E3.1, SLc/E3.3, SLc/L1.1, SLc/L1.3, SLc/L1.4, SLc/L2.1, SLc/L2.3, SLc/L2.4, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1

Resource type: Flash cards, Scheme of work, Teaching idea, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1, L2

Lots of ideas here for themed Word Level starters. Give your lessons a longitudinal structure and improve students’ dictionary, speaking, spelling and vocabulary skills in small steps across the academic year. Originally used in a series of 30 lessons in a mixed ability classes (E3-L2). With suggestions for further resources and shared texts, related words, revision, spelling tips, speaking activities and more.

7 Words of the week

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Mon, 2006-09-11 17:11

Literacy: Ww/E3.1, Ww/E3.2, Rw/E3.1, Rw/E3.3, Rw/E3.4, Rw/E3.5, Rw/L1.1, Rw/L1.2, Rw/L1.3, Rw/L2.1, Rw/L2.2, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1

Resource type: Interactive presentation

Level: E3, L1, L2

Your students will never look at these words – swim, wonderful, capital, answer, question, postcard and stamp – in the same way again! Used as starter or plenary activity in an Entry 3- Level 2 literacy class.

Each screen has a type-in box and animations and is ideal for use with a data projector and a cordless keyboard. Each screen focuses on different aspects of the ‘word of the week’ – it could be word classes, suffixes, origins, spelling tips, etc.

Homophones and confusables: 18 onscreen worksheets

Submitted by Gaye Noel on Tue, 2006-09-05 17:11

Literacy: Homophones, homographs & confusables, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Interactive worksheet

Level: L1, L2

Fabulous set of 18 interactive homophone ‘drop-down’ spelling worksheets. Each worksheet explains when to use each homophone – with examples, space to type your own sentences, cloze sentences and an answer/reference sheet. Each worksheet includes 10, 15 or 20 cloze sentences.
All common homophones, and several less-well-known pairs, are covered. See separate file list below.

Level 2 vocabulary and spelling activity

Submitted by Jennifer Baines on Thu, 2006-08-31 17:11

Literacy: Rw/L2.2, Rw/L2.3, Ww/L2.1

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A short Level 2 text about visiting an art gallery. The accompanying multiple choice exam style questions focuses on root words, prefixes, suffixes and synonyms. Great for revision.

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