M8

Milestone level 8

A speaking and listening card game / warm-up activity for Entry 2-3 Literacy. Linked to Entry level descriptive writing and work on adjectives. Best printed in colour and laminated. 10 animal cards plus adjective wheels for planning your written or spoken description. With differentiation ideas for preEntry and Levels 1-2.

Level
M8
E1
E2
E3
L1
L2
English
SLc/E3.1
SLc/E3.3
SLlr/E3.2
Ws/E2.2

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.

Level
M7
M8
E1
E2
English
Ws/E1.1
Ws/E2.1
Wt/E1.1
Wt/E2.1
Pre-entry
Rtc/M8.3
Rti/M7.3
SLc/M7.1
SLc/M7.2
SLc/M8.1
SLlr/M8.2
SLlr/M8.4
Wt/M8.1
ESOL
ESOL Ws/E1.1a
ESOL Ws/E2.1a
ESOL Wt/E1.1a
ESOL Wt/E2.1a

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.

Level
M8
E1
English
AL Ww/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.3
Rw/E1.2
Ww/E1.3
Pre-entry
Rw/M8.2
Rw/M8.1
ESOL
ESOL Ww/E1.2a
ESOL Ww/E1.1b
ESOL Rw/E1.3a
ESOL Rw/E1.2a

6 Excel charts showing all the curriculum indicators in any particular level: pre-Entry (Milestone 1- Milestone 8 in one sheet), and one sheet each for E1, E2, E3, L1, L2.

Each chart provides, on one page, a quick, visual record of progress and achievement and is particularly useful in forming and updating individual learning plans. They can be kept in students’ basic skills folders and used to set targets and track progress.

For more information on these files please also download the PDF overview (below).

Level
M6
M7
M8
E1
E2
E3
L1
L2
English
General literacy / English
General
Aims & objectives, ILPs, reflections

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. Answers, mapping document, teaching ideas.

Level
M8
E1
E2
English
General literacy / English
Pre-entry
General pre-Entry
ESOL
General ESOL
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

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_Li…
(Unit 1, Lost and Found)

Level
M8
E1
E2
English
Rs/E1.1
Rs/E2.2
Rs/E2.3
Rs/E2.4
Rt/E1.1
Rt/E2.1
Rw/E1.2
Rw/E2.2
AL Rw/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.3
Ws/E1.1
Ws/E1.2
Ws/E2.1
Ws/E2.3
Ws/E2.4
Ww/E1.1
Pre-entry
Rw/M8.1
Rw/M8.3
Ww/M8.1
Context
Sport

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.

Level
M8
E1
English
AL SLc/E1.3
SLd/E1.1
SLlr/E1.2
SLlr/E1.3
Pre-entry
SLc/M8.2
SLlr/M8.3

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.

Level
M8
E1
English
Ww/E1.1
Pre-entry
Ww/M8.1
General
Dyslexia support

Two colour posters / prompt sheets (best blown up to A3 and laminated).

Level
M8
E1
English
AL SLc/E1.3
Pre-entry
SLc/M8.2
ESOL
ESOL Sc/E1.3a
ESOL Sc/E1.3b

Sort letters from symbols, handwriting practice, write upper/lower case letters.

Level
M7
M8
E1
English
AL Ww/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.3
Pre-entry
Rw/M8.3
Rw/M8.1
Rw/M7.1
Ww/M8.1
Ww/M7.1
Rtc/M7.1