E3

Entry level 3

4 sets of word cards, 2 sets of picture cards. Sort, match, order and group cards. Metric measures, imperial measures, units of time, measuring instruments, suitable units. Makes great starter or revision activities. Build active learning into your lessons. Ideal for visual and kinaesthetic learners.

Level
E2
E3
L1
L2
Maths
MSS1/E2.5
MSS1/L1.2
MSS1/E2.6
MSS1/E2.7
MSS1/L2.2
MSS1/E3.8
MSS1/E3.4
MSS1/L1.4
MSS1/L1.5
MSS1/L1.7
MSS1/L2.3
MSS1/L2.6

Find out about graphic organisers by completing the cloze. Then follow the instructions to create your own graphic organiser and plan a five paragraph magazine article in 5 minutes! All you need is your hand and a blank sheet of paper!

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rs/L1.1
Wt/E3.1
Wt/E3.2
Wt/L1.1
Wt/L1.3
Wt/L2.1
Wt/L2.3

Great series of differentiated assignments (2 each at Entry 2, Entry 3 and Level 1) using the Royal Mail web site or leaflets (last posting dates, parcel prices) for the postage assignments, and an Argos (or similar) catalogue for the Christmas present assignment. Topics covered include reading tables, weighing, working with decimals and money, using calculators.

Updated in 2007 to reflect new postal rates but you wil need to get the lastest price list from the Royal Mail http://www.royalmail.com/

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
HD1/E2.1
MSS1/E2.2
HD1/E3.1
MSS1/E3.1
HD1/L1.1
MSS1/L1.1
N2/E3.4
N2/L1.11
N2/L1.5
AN N2/E3.3
MSS1/L1.4

A lively warm-up that covers mental and paper-based money skills from Entry 2 to Level 2. All you need are copies of local food menus (or make up your own on the blank provided).

Level
E2
E3
L1
L2
Maths
MSS1/E2.2
MSS1/E3.1
MSS1/L1.1
MSS1/L2.1
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Hands-on, kinaesthetic resource ideal for mixed ability groups. Covers estimating, measuring and comparing lengths; perimeter; and area.

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
MSS1/L1.8
MSS1/L1.9
MSS1/E2.5
MSS1/E3.5

Covers mental maths with the four operations and can be extended to cover odd, even & square numbers; multiples; etc. Nothing else needed!

Level
E3
L1
L2
Maths
N1/E3.6
N1/E3.5
N1/E3.3
N1/L1.5
N1/L1.6
N1/L2.2

A shared text for group work. Two houses for sale and a garage (all based on real Estate Agents’ ads – the garage description is rather amusing!). Plus a detailed description of a holiday cottage. Use for: studying fact – opinion, adjectives, descriptive – persuasive language, preparation for group or individual writing projects. Originally used as preparation for a class writing project (using adjectives) in Jan 2002. Best printed and enlarged to A3 – give each student a copy and encourage annotation, underlining, highlighting etc.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rs/E3.2
Rs/L1.1
Rt/L1.2
Rt/L2.2

Chomwell Green is a picture prompt for shared group writing at any level. Originally used as an overhead transpareny for a class writing project (using adjectives) in Jan 2002 but could also be displayed on an interactive whiteboard. With teaching ideas and sample texts showing the use of positive and negative adjectives. One of a set of popular Chomwell Green resources (see below).

Level
E2
E3
L1
L2
English
Rs/E2.2
Rs/E3.2
Rs/L1.1
Rt/L1.2
Rt/L2.2
Ws/E2.2
Wt/E3.1
Wt/L1.1

One of our most popular resources has now been given a facelift. Includes ‘Follow Me’ warm-up activity cards on ordering days, months and seasons – for group numeracy sessions (EL1-EL3), also suitable for Literacy (Reading levels E1-E3). Small cards for matching months/days to abbreviations or order. Larger cards for playing matching / sorting games /alphabetical ordering and spelling. Useful key word reference sheets connected to time and numbers. Cheque writing help. Match upper and lower case key words. With dozens of teaching ideas. Best printed on card or laminated.

Level
E1
E2
E3
English
Ww/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.3
Rw/E2.1
AL Rw/E1.1
Rw/E3.4
Rw/E2.4
Ww/E2.1
Maths
MSS1/E1.2
MSS1/E2.3
AN MSS1/E3.3
N1/E1.2
N1/E1.3
AN N1/E2.2

A huge 15 page resource that had a major facelift in 2007. Covers parts of speech (nouns and verbs), imperatives, spelling rules, words with more than one meaning, spelling strategies and much more. With extensive teaching notes, student aims sheet, and ideas for contextualisation and using as a multisensory resource.

Level
E2
E3
L1
English
Prefixes, suffixes & plurals
Ww/L1.1
Ws/E3.1
Rw/L1.3
Rw/E3.5
Rw/E2.3
Rw/E2.2
Rs/E3.2
Rs/E2.3
Ww/E3.2
Ww/E2.2