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'

At the Supermarket is a series of comprehension questions based on the popular reader from New Leaf Books. Includes unscrambling, 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

A set of reading comprehension questions based on the short story by Tracy Richardson (see below). Also ideal for work on reading and writing simple sentences and general decoding / prediction work.

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

Barack Obama questions provide extra comprehension practice for Rachel Emmett’s E1 comprehension text (see below)

Level
E1
English
Rs/E1.1
Rt/E1.1

A simplified Entry 1 text with photos, comprehension questions, cloze exercise, word search and more. A fabulous topical resource!

Level
E1
English
Rs/E1.1
Rt/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.1

A cheerful set of gap-fill sentences with picture prompts. Followed by a set of more challenging sentences. The pictures can also be used for speaking practice. This resource complements Amanda’s pronoun comprehension (see below). Although written for ESOL students the sentences also make good reading / Dolch spelling practice for E1 literacy.

Level
E1
E2
English
Rs/E1.1
ESOL
ESOL Rs/E2.1b
ESOL Sc/E1.4a

A colourful quiz that can be used as a standalone activity or for consolidation and extension work after using Sally Shipton’s Types of Text: Social Signs PPT (see below). Created for an Entry 1 class but could also be used in preEntry classes either as a paper based quiz or cut into flashcards for working on recognition and discussion skills.

Level
M7
M8
E1
English
Rs/E1.1
Rt/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.1
Pre-entry
pE Rtc/M7.1
pE Rtc/M7.3
pE Rtc/M8.3
pE Rw/M7.3
pE Rw/M8.3
pE Wt/M7.1
pE Wt/M8.1
pE Ww/M7.1
pE Ww/M7.2
pE Ww/M8.1
Context
Health and safety
Independent living

A wonderful set of reading materials for Entry 1-2. Short illustrated text about May Day traditions followed by 2 pages of comprehension exercises. Plus May Day poster, letter and calendar for further reading and purpose of text work.

Level
E1
E2
English
Rs/E1.1
Rt/E1.1
Rt/E2.1
Rt/E1.2
Rt/E2.2
Rt/E2.4
Rw/E2.4
Rw/E1.2
Rw/E2.2
AL Rw/E1.3
Ws/E1.1
Ws/E1.2

A very useful set of 15 graduated tasks that involve reading sentences, learning key words / spellings and writing sentences.

Level
E1
English
Rs/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.1
Ws/E1.1
Ww/E1.1
ESOL
ESOL Rs/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Ws/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1b
ESOL Ww/E1.1c

A reading comprehension exercise written in the style of a practice OCR E1 reading assignment (Task 1). It also includes OCR style tasks 2-4 (purpose of text, reading signs and symbols) – these are NOT about Love Hearts.
Love Hearts task 1 can also be used independently or alongside our popular Valentine’s Day E2-L2 Love Hearts Assignment (see below) in mixed ability classes.

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

Select the best word (drop-down menus) to complete the sentences then click the box the check your answer.
One of a series of interactive self-checking phonics worksheets for Entry – see below for other titles or check out Sian’s list of resources by clicking on her name.

Level
E1
English
Rs/E1.1
Rw/E1.2