Adult Literacy, Functional English, and GCSE Resources

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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

Favourite Recipe writing frames

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2006-01-29 16:12

Literacy: Rs/E3.1, Writing: text focus (composition), Wt/E2.1, Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.3, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.2, Wt/L1.3, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L1.5, Wt/L1.6

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Writing frame

A favourite recipe. Three step by step writing frames take the learner through planning to the final draft. Page 1 has a checklist with the key features and suggestions for setting out a favourite recipe. Page 2 includes line guides only and page 3 is blank for the final polished version.

Directions writing frames

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2006-01-29 16:12

Literacy: Rs/E3.1, Writing: text focus (composition), Wt/E2.1, Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.3, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.2, Wt/L1.3, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L1.5, Wt/L1.6

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism, Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Writing frame

Three step by step writing frames take the learner through planning to the final draft. Page 1 has a checklist with the key features and suggestions for setting out directions in a clear and logical manner. Page 2 includes line guides and brief hints, and page 3 is for the final polished version.

Possessive apostrophes

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2005-12-18 13:01

Literacy: Apostrophes, Rs/L2.2, Ws/L2.4

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: L2

Sentences and phrases for discussion, tips, 2 worksheets and answer sheet.

Christmas crossword

Submitted by Margaret Adams on Sun, 2005-12-04 13:01

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

Free tags: Christmas

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Crossword

Great end of term spelling and vocabulary activity for Entry 3 upwards. Links provided for further research on some of the clues.

To, too, two - interactive worksheet

Submitted by Margaret Adams on Tue, 2005-11-29 13:01

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

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Level: L1, L2

An interactive Word worksheet with drop down options. A fascinating conversation between two therapists and a great way to practise homophones! Could also be printed out.

Formal letters - spelling and crossword

Submitted by Margaret Adams on Sun, 2005-11-27 13:01

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

Resource type: Crossword, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1, L2

Use a customised LSCWC (Look – say – cover – write – check) chart to learn spellings, then check learning the following week with a crossword.

Tracking sheets for OCR Entry Literacy

Submitted by Di Jenkins on Sat, 2005-11-26 13:02

Literacy: General literacy / English

Resource type: Tracking or mapping

Level: E1, E2, E3

Tracking sheets for OCR Entry Literacy – keep track of what your students have completed. Useful even if you are not using OCR as they inlciude al the E1-E3 Curriculum elements. Three sets in one document: E1 (2 pages), E2 Lit (3 pages), E3 Lit (4 pages).

The Commonwealth

Submitted by Neil Hardy on Sat, 2005-11-26 13:01

Literacy: Rt/E3.5, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8, Rt/E3.9, Rt/L1.1, SLlr/L1.2, Ws/E3.3, Ws/L1.3

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: History

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Investigation or project, Shared text, Worksheet or assignment

A set of resources for E3/L1 literacy and ESOL. Includes a shared text for reading comprehension, punctuation exercise and a web quest.

Long term plans for Entry Literacy

Submitted by Di Jenkins on Sat, 2005-11-26 00:00

Literacy: General literacy / English

Resource type: Scheme of work, Tracking or mapping

Level: E1, E2, E3

Excel long term plans for Entry 1, Entry 2 and Entry 3 literacy. Each covers covers 12 terms for students working towards OCR Entry Level 1, 2 or 3 certificates in adult literacy (including spoken communication) and is mapped to the Skills for Life Literacy learner materials. These are available free from the Excellence Gateway
http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Learning_Materials_Lit…

See below for links to other related medium term plans.

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