Rs/E1.1

Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
(a) know that language is rule governed and understand that word order affects meaning
(b) use implicit knowledge of language rules to predict meaning and check for sense
(c) understand the concept of a sentence
(d) know the name and understand the function of a full stops, question marks and an initial capital letter in a sentence and apply this knowledge to help with reading
(e) understand that not all texts consist of whole sentences
(f) know that as well as marking a new sentence, capital letters are used for names and places and for the personal pronoun 'I'

Set of four graduated activities for preEntry up to Entry Level 2 ideal for mixed ability literacy and ESOL groups. Colour word cards provided.
Match identical pictures (Milestones 6-7)
Match or write colour words to pictures (Milestone 8 – Entry 1)
Simple cloze activity (E1-E2)

Level
M6
M7
M8
E1
E2
English
AL Ww/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.1
Rs/E2.3
Rs/E2.2
Rs/E1.1
Pre-entry
pE Rw/M6.1
pE Rw/M6.2
pE Rw/M7.3
pE Rw/M8.3
ESOL
ESOL Ww/E1.2b
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Rs/E2.1c
ESOL Rs/E2.1b
ESOL Rs/E1.1a

This is a lower-level version of ‘My Busy Day’ Housework by Laurence Fletcher (see below) for a basic literacy for ESOL class. Also suitable for M8-E1 literacy.
Reading comprehension, simplified cloze and sentence exercises.

Level
M8
E1
English
Rt/E1.1
Rs/E1.1
Pre-entry
pre-Entry General
ESOL
ESOL Rt/E1.1a
ESOL Rs/E1.1a
Context
Independent living

Straightforward but very practical worksheet where ESOL learners select a garment and answer questions about its washing care symbols. The written questions require at least E1 reading skills but other parts of the worksheet focus on symbol recognition and are thus suitable for pre-Entry emerging readers / writers.
Note: for more on laundry symbols see “Buying Clothes” PPT below.

Level
M8
E1
English
AL Rw/E1.1
Rs/E1.1
Pre-entry
pE Rtc/M8.3
pE Rw/M8.3
Context
Independent living

Cat prepositions is a lovely set of worksheets, flashcards and word cards (to make sentences) on prepositions of place – based on an interactive exercise at http://inglesalagon.iespana.es/ejercicios/prepositions_of_place_1.htm

Level
E1
English
Rw/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.1
Rs/E1.1
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Rs/E1.1a

An amazing series of 16 worksheets that focus on the 100 most frequent words as used in the school-based Letters & Sounds reading scheme (available free – for details see teaching notes within the resource or visit http://nationalstrategies.standards.dcsf.gov.uk/ and type Letters and Sounds in the search box).

Level
E1
English
Rs/E1.1
Rt/E1.1
Rw/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.1
Ws/E1.1
Ww/E1.1

Jingle Bells is great for sentence and word level reading for Milestone 8- Entry 1 ESOL and Literacy learners.

Level
M8
E1
English
Rs/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.1
Pre-entry
pE Rs/M8.1
pE Rw/M8.3
ESOL
ESOL Rs/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.1a

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’.

Level
M8
E1
English
Rs/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.1
Pre-entry
pE Rs/M8.1
pE Rw/M8.3
ESOL
ESOL Rs/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Keep your Hair On is a series of comprehension questions based on the popular reader from Gatehouse Books. Includes word hunt, gap-fill and true/false questions and really encourages readers to keep returning to the book to find the answers – thus improving comprehension, scanning and detailed reading skills.

Level
E1
E2
English
Fiction
Rs/E1.1
Rs/E2.2
Rt/E1.1
Rt/E2.1

Just My Luck is a series of comprehension questions based on the popular reader from Gatehouse Books. Includes word hunt, gap-fill and yes/no questions and really encourages readers to keep returning to the book to find the answers – thus improving comprehension, scanning and detailed reading skills.

Level
E1
E2
English
Fiction
Rs/E1.1
Rs/E2.2
Rt/E1.1
Rt/E2.1

My Red Face is a series of comprehension questions based on the popular reader from Gatehouse Books. Includes matching, gap-fill and yes/no questions and really encourages readers to keep returning to the book to find the answers – thus improving comprehension, scanning and detailed reading skills.

Level
E1
E2
English
Fiction
Rs/E1.1
Rs/E2.2
Rt/E1.1
Rt/E2.1