Pre-Entry Resources

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Words to read

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Tue, 2006-09-26 17:11

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

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Resource type: Interactive presentation

Level: M7, M8, E1

A useful PowerPoint featuring the first 33 Dolch words for sight reading practice.

Magic Money

Submitted by Dave Walkden on Thu, 2006-04-13 17:12

Pre-entry: MSS1/M7.8, MSS1/M8.6

Numeracy: MSS1/E1.1, MSS1/E2.1

Level: M7, M8, E1, E2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A series of 7 great work sheets with cardboard, plastic or real money to improve coin recognition skills and making coins up to various amounts. For Milestone 7 to Entry 2.

Types of Text: Social Signs

Submitted by Sally Shipton Black on Thu, 2006-04-13 17:12

Pre-entry: Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Rt/E1.2, Rt/E2.2, Rt/E2.3, Rt/E3.2

Level: M8, E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Interactive presentation

Fabulous introduction with lots of pictures and points for group discussion making this suitable for Milestone 8 – Entry 3.
Please also see (below) the Social Signs Quiz created by Heidi Grififn to complement this resource.

Instant Pink Whip!

Submitted by Sally Shipton Black on Sun, 2006-03-26 17:12

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

Literacy: Rt/E1.1, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E2.3

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Resource type: Flash cards, Hands-on / practical activity, Shared text, Sort or match cards

Level: M7, M8, E1, E2

A great project for preEntry – Entry 2. Make the instant dessert, read and sequence instructions, match images to key word and more!

Storyboards

Submitted by June Mill on Tue, 2005-07-19 14:02

Pre-entry: Rti/M7.3, SLc/M7.1, SLc/M7.2, Wt/M8.1, SLlr/M8.2, Rtc/M8.3, SLc/M8.1, SLlr/M8.4

Literacy: Ws/E1.1, Ws/E2.1, Wt/E1.1, Wt/E2.1

ESOL: ESOL Ws/E1.1a, ESOL Ws/E2.1a, ESOL Wt/E1.1a, ESOL Wt/E2.1a

Resource type: Discussion points, Writing prompts

Level: M7, M8, E1, E2

5 hand drawn storyboards – shopping, holidays, swimming, getting-up and a bank robbery! Pictures can be cut up, muddled and re-sequenced; simple sentences written out to match with pictures; sentences written in the present to be changed to past tense (ESOL); write sentences then join with conjunctions e.g. then, next; or simply as prompts for conversation and discussion.

Phonetic alphabet flashcards

Submitted by Robert Smith on Wed, 2005-05-04 09:34

Pre-entry: Rw/M8.1, Rw/M8.2

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

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

Resource type: Flash cards

Level: M8, E1

26 picture cards with upper and lower case letters on reverse. Use as flashcards, game cards or matching cards. 3 pages with full curriculum links and teaching ideas.

Colours, Clothes and Fruit

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2004-08-12 16:53

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.

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Rs/E1.1, Rs/E2.2, Rs/E2.3, Rs/E2.4, Rt/E1.1, Rt/E2.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.2, Rw/E1.3, Rw/E2.2, Ws/E1.1, Ws/E1.2, Ws/E2.1, Ws/E2.3, Ws/E2.4

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

Free tags: World Cup 1966

Context: Sport

Level: M8, E1, E2

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

A very popular 29 page booklet with 14 Milestone 8 / Entry 1-2 paper-based word, sentence and text focus activities to accompany related on-screen resources (below). Updated in 2006.

Can be used alone or with the DfES Skills for Life E1 Literacy materials.
http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Learning_Materials_Lit…
(Unit 1, Lost and Found)

Christmas party games and ideas

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2003-12-10 17:18

Pre-entry: SLlr/M8.3, SLc/M8.2

Literacy: SLc/E1.3, SLd/E1.1, SLlr/E1.2, SLlr/E1.3

Free tags: Christmas

Resource type: Game, Lesson plan

Level: M8, E1

Christmas party games and ideas for Entry Level 1 / Milestone 8 literacy What’s in the stocking? Hot and Cold game. Lesson plan and other party ideas. Complete with a 4 week lesson plan outline(preparing for the party, writing invitations, etc.) and a detailed plan for the party night!
Covers discussion, asking questions, listening for detail, and single step instructions.

Spell the days of the week (interactive LSCWC)

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Tue, 2003-06-10 16:53

Pre-entry: Ww/M8.1

Literacy: Ww/E1.1

General: Dyslexia support

Resource type: Interactive presentation, Interactive whiteboard, Teaching idea

Level: M8, E1

A set of two resources – PPT and PDF file. Updated in 2008. Please ensure you download the PDF file as this includes full teaching instructions for the PPT.

Spell the days of the week with Look Say Cover Write Check PPT demonstrates how to use LSCWC as a group activity. Each day of the week can be ‘covered’ with a simple mouse click, and then re-displayed (after students have had a go at writing down the word) either in plain black or with key parts of each word highlighted in colour.

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