Pre-Entry Resources

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Writing numbers

Submitted by Jennifer Whitehead on Mon, 2009-02-09 16:25

Pre-entry: Ww/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Rw/E1.1, Ww/E1.2

Numeracy: N1/E1.2

General: Dyslexia support

Resource type: Wordsearch, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8, E1

A 26 page booklet that thoroughly covers reading and writing numbers as words. The repetition and variety of practice methods (handwriting; matching; look, say, cover, write, check; word searches, etc.) provide ideal practice for preEntry and higher level dyslexic learners in both literacy and numeracy classes.

Note: Sept 2011 – picture added and curriculum mapping improved.

Working in a garage

Submitted by Jennifer Whitehead on Thu, 2008-09-11 15:52

Pre-entry: N1/M8.5, Ww/M8.1, Rw/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.3

Numeracy: N1/E1.4, N1/E1.2, N1/E1.3, N1/E2.2

Context: Motor vehicles & Transport

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8, E1, E2

A fabulous collection of embedded literacy and numeracy activities for Milestone 8- Entry 2. Covers reading, matching and spelling key words, counting, ordinal numbers, money, telephone work and more. Plus lots of great ideas for multi-sensory teaching.

Classroom objects word games

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Wed, 2008-07-16 15:53

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.2, Rw/E1.3

Pre-entry: Ww/M8.1, Rw/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.2a, ESOL Rw/E1.3a, ESOL Ww/E1.1a

Context: Education

Resource type: Crossword, Sort or match cards, Wordsearch, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8, E1

A great set of Entry/preEntry word level games that’s ideal for ESOL students at the start of term. Includes word picture match, alphabet ordering, word fill, word shapes, missing vowels and more. Ideal for themed lessons and the start of term. With answer sheets and teaching ideas.

Recycling word games

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Tue, 2008-07-15 15:53

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.2, Rw/E1.3

Pre-entry: Ww/M8.1, Rw/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.2a, ESOL Rw/E1.3a, ESOL Ww/E1.1a

Context: Independent living

Resource type: Sort or match cards, Wordsearch

Level: M8, E1

A great set of Entry/preEntry word level games on this popular topic. Includes word picture match, word fill, word shapes and more. Ideal for themed lessons. With answer sheets and teaching ideas.

Healthy eating lesson plan & resources

Submitted by Andrew Speers on Fri, 2008-07-11 15:53

Literacy: Rw/E1.1, Ws/E1.1

Pre-entry: Wt/M7.2, Rs/M8.1, Ws/M8.1, Rtc/M8.3, Wt/M8.4, Ww/M8.2, Rw/M7.1, Rw/M7.3, Rw/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

Free tags: Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Independent living

Level: M7, M8, E1

Resource type: Lesson plan, Listening and/or speaking activity, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

A great 2.5 hr differentiated lesson plan complete with resources including ordering and matching worksheets and cards, simple spelling sheet, healthy eating chart (please download the accompanying Excel file – see below). The main topic is making an omelette and the lesson includes sequencing, letters, word recognition and building, and simple sentences. You will also need food leaflets from supermarkets, plastic or wooden letters and a tape recorder.

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.

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.

At Home

Submitted by Amanda Burgess on Tue, 2008-06-24 15:53

Pre-entry: Wt/M7.2, Wt/M8.1, Ww/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Ww/E1.3, Rw/E1.1

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.2a, ESOL Ww/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.1b

Resource type: Cut and stick, Flash cards, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M7, M8, E1

A wonderful and very substantial series of worksheets (or cut and stick) and card based activities for preEntry Milestone 8 – Entry 1 Lit and ESOL. Covers dozens of everyday household objects and furniture. Includes matching, labelling, missing letters and spelling.

Homes and Garden

Submitted by Amanda Burgess on Tue, 2008-06-24 15:53

Pre-entry: Wt/M7.2, Wt/M8.1, Ww/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Ww/E1.3, Rw/E1.1

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.2a, ESOL Ww/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.1b

Resource type: Cut and stick, Flash cards, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M7, M8, E1

Wonderful set of worksheets (or cut and stick) and card based activities for preEntry Milestone 7 – Entry 1 Lit and ESOL. Covers different types of residential buildings, different rooms, garden sheds and garages. Includes matching, labelling, missing vowels and spelling.

Colour the house

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Tue, 2008-06-24 15:53

Pre-entry: Rtc/M7.1, Rtc/M8.3, Rw/M7.3, Rw/M8.3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: M7, M8

A lovely reading and colouring activity that only be completed correctly if learners can recognise key colour words (and parts of a house / garden). Also makes a great starting point for preEntry discussion about colours, words, images, names of familiar objects etc.

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