Pre-Entry Resources

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Classroom objects and numbers - bingo game

Submitted by Sian Evans on Sun, 2016-05-08 21:29

Pre-entry: General pre-Entry

Numeracy: N1/E1.1

ESOL: ESOL Listening

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism

Level: M8, E1

Classroom bingoClassroom bingoA game of bingo to practise classroom objects and numbers 1-16. There are 8 different bingo cards and a teacher’s board.
This could be used at the start of term for Pre-entry or Entry 1 learners.

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rt/E1.1

Pre-entry: General pre-Entry

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

Context: Independent living

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Reading comprehension, Writing frame, Writing prompts

Level: M8, E1

This is a lower-level version of ‘My Busy Day’ Housework by Laurence Fletcher (see below) for a basic literacy for ESOL class. Also suitable for M8-E1 literacy.
Reading comprehension, simplified cloze and sentence exercises.

Fraction diagrams

Submitted by Marion Martin on Tue, 2011-12-27 19:05

Pre-entry: General pre-Entry

Numeracy: N2/E2.2, N2/E3.1, Functional Maths - number, N2/E2.1

Free tags: Australia

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E2, E3

A simplified worksheet which covers labelling fractions, writing the words and a practical exercise in estimating eg: Mark 1/2 cup etc. Uses fractions commonly found in recipes and other practical situations. Ideal for, and mapped to, Functional Maths.

About Paul

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Sun, 2010-10-17 15:52

Pre-entry: General pre-Entry

Literacy: General literacy / English

Level: M7, M8, E1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A 7 page work / activity book originally written for Milestone 7-8, E1 ESOL students but also suitable for literacy students. Covers reading (or listening to) a simple narrative, comprehension, spelling/handwriting and reading key words (match words to pictures and pictures to phrases).

Parts of a computer

Submitted by Dawn Burford on Mon, 2009-04-06 16:25

Pre-entry: General pre-Entry

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

Context: Business & Money management

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Informative presentation

Level: M8, E1

Set of two resources
PowerPoint Straightforward but very useful introduction to computers for preEntry and Entry 1 students. Ideal to use before playing the accompanying bingo game.
Bingo Eight different boards. Call out the name of the part (or write on the class whiteboard for a literacy group). First to complete a line wins (use counters to cover, or laminate and cross off with a dry wipe pen).

Tom's Family book 2 - Tom's Sister

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Sat, 2008-06-28 15:53

Pre-entry: General pre-Entry

Literacy: General literacy / English, Form filling

ESOL: General ESOL

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Crossword, Reading comprehension, Wordsearch, Writing prompts

Level: M8, E1, E2

Another super 18 page student workbook originally written for Milestone 8, E1-2 ESOL students to use at the beginning of the academic year. Complete with student and tutor record pages, evaluation, and answer sheets. Includes spelling, reading, cloze exercises and comprehension, form-filling, sentences, word searches and a crossword.

Tom's Family book 1 - About Tom

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Sat, 2008-06-28 15:53

Pre-entry: General pre-Entry

Literacy: General literacy / English

ESOL: General ESOL

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Crossword, Reading comprehension, Wordsearch, Writing prompts

Level: M8, E1, E2

A brilliant 18 page student workbook originally written for Milestone 8, E1-2 ESOL students to use at the beginning of the academic year. Complete with student and tutor record pages, evaluation, and answer sheets. Includes spelling, reading, cloze exercises and comprehension, sentences, word searches and a crossword.

Colours, Clothes and Fruit

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2004-08-12 15:53

Literacy: General literacy / English

Pre-entry: General pre-Entry

ESOL: General ESOL

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

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

Level: M8, E1, E2

Colours, Clothes and Fruit ) is a 43 page booklet with 23 Milestone 8 / Entry 1-2 paper-based word and sentence focus activities. These accompany our ‘describing people’ on-screen resources.

Word searches and shapes, alphabetical order, upper-lower case letters, crosswords, word fills and matching games.

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