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Pre-entry: General pre-Entry
Literacy: General literacy / English
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).
ESOL: ESOL Reading: text focus (comprehension), ESOL Writing: text focus (composition), ESOL Rw/E1.1a
Free tags: Equality and Diversity, Humour
Context: Independent living
Resource type: Interactive presentation, On-screen activity or video, Reading comprehension, Sort or match cards, Writing prompts
Housework is a set of three related resources:
Housework is a very funny video (with a rather predictable ending!) accompanied by words and jolly music and designed to introduce, complement or summarise the two related resources below.
Although aimed at M8-E2, ESOL/Literacy groups of all levels will enjoy this video and it is bound to prompt disucssion. Supplied as a zipped WMV (Windows Media Video) file (6.8 MB).
ESOL: ESOL Sc/E1.3a
Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Sort or match cards
A set of question words that can be used in E1 ESOL classes at the start of the year. Also ideal for Literacy students (asking questions and sentence structure). To be cut up and reconstructed by learners as the teacher calls out various questions.
A set of two resources:
PPT with audio, so you can leave students pressing the left button and repeating the words, while you attend to others. 13 different objects such as pen, stapler, ruler, etc. are covered.
Classroom equipment cards
These cards show some items of vocabulary for equipment which could be requested in class. 12 different objects such as calculator, pencil case, rubber, etc. are included.
ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.2a, ESOL Rw/E1.3a
Resource type: Game
Big letters reading game is a board game that provides practice reading individual letter sounds and common phonemes such as ch, sh, & th. Best laminated – you will need a die and counters.
ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.1a
Free tags: Christmas
Resource type: Informative presentation
Silent Night is great for sentence and word level reading for Milestone 8- Entry 1 ESOL and Literacy learners. Please note the words are taken from ‘Songs of Fellowship’.
Pre-entry: General pre-Entry
ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT
Context: Business & Money management
Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Informative presentation
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).