Ww/L1.1

Spell correctly words used most often in work, studies and daily life (a) Know and apply multi-sensory (visual, auditory, kinaesthetic, use of analogies and mnemonics) to help learn and remember correct spellings (b) Know and apply some spelling rules to help attempt and check spellings (c) Understand that the spelling of homophones is related to meaning and grammar (d) Use suffixes and prefixes to build word families and extend their range of words with accurate spelling

Artistic flair tackling crime

Submitted by Craig Sullivan on Fri, 2011-06-24 11:42

Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words, Reading: text focus (comprehension), Ww/L1.1

Free tags: Australia

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: L1

Resource type: Crossword, Reading comprehension

Level 1 reading comprehension, spelling and vocabulary tasks based on an Australian local news article about a successful youth art project in Deception Bay. The tasks can be concluded nicely with a related crossword puzzle – ideal for individual work or for group work if displayed on an IWB.

There their dominoes

Submitted by Janet Kinsey on Tue, 2011-06-21 16:31

Literacy: Ww/E3.1, Ww/L1.1

ESOL: ESOL Ww/E3.1a, ESOL Ww/L1.1a

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Game

Written for E3-L1 ESOL students but equally suitable for literacy students. Match the two parts together to complete the phrase.

Zoe car L1 practice exam questions

Submitted by Ginny Anderson on Sat, 2011-06-18 15:48

Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words, Reading: text focus (comprehension), Ww/L1.1

ESOL: General ESOL

Free tags: Humour

Context: Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: L1

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Revision material

L1 literacy / ESOL practice on a slightly humorous BBC News article. It covers the main areas my learners have issues with: spelling, true or false and synonyms. With answer sheet.

Scan for mistakes - speed test

Submitted by Ginny Anderson on Sun, 2011-06-12 22:38

Literacy: Ww/E3.1, Ww/L1.1

ESOL: ESOL Ww/E3.1a, ESOL Ww/L1.1a

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A timed 2-minute speed test where learners must find and circle the correct spelling (4 options are provided for each spelling).

Future road pricing 'inevitable'

Submitted by Dave Norgate on Mon, 2011-04-18 09:05

Literacy: Rt/L1.1, Rt/L1.3, Writing: text focus (composition), Ww/L1.1

Context: Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: L1

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

Based on a 2010 BBC News article about charging motorists per mile. Includes comprehension questions, a true/false exercises and a short writing task where learners must express their own views about the article.

Facts about pancakes

Submitted by Nicola Smith on Sun, 2011-03-06 08:54

Literacy: Homophones, homographs & confusables, Ww/E3.2, Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1, Ww/L1.1, Prefixes, suffixes & plurals

Free tags: Shrove Tuesday

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, History

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Crossword, Reading comprehension

A recently designed resource that I wanted to share with my fellow skillsworkshop users. I wanted something to use with my learners as a spelling lesson.

55 Homophone worksheets

Submitted by Amanda Burgess on Wed, 2010-05-05 21:13

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

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1, L2

A mammoth collection of worksheets covering a huge range of homophones – some common, some not-so-common.
There is extra coverage of familiar sets such as they’re, their, there; who’s, whose; to. too. two; etc. Some sheets also cover parts of speech.
Sheets vary: in some the incorrect word must be deleted, others are cloze exercises.

What happens to ice falling from planes?

Submitted by Dave Norgate on Sat, 2010-02-27 21:13

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Ww/L1.1, Reading: word focus (phonics & vocabulary)

Resource type: Reading comprehension

Level: L1

A comprehension activity based on a BBC 2009 news report. Comprehension questions, spelling task and vocabulary / synonym exercises.

Homophone card game II

Submitted by Angela Kennedy-... on Sun, 2010-02-07 21:29

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

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Game

Level: L1, L2

Homophone card game is a lovely kinaesthetic game with differentiation ideas to suit E3-L2. Match homophones to definitions as quickly as you can to be the winning group! 13 pairs of words, 26 definition cards.

There-their-they're hands on activities

Submitted by Colleen Kelly on Mon, 2009-12-14 16:24

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

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1

Hands on activities inc, bingo game and cloze exercises – providing good group or individual practice with these common confusables.

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