Rs/E2.2

Use knowledge of simple sentence structure and word order to help decipher unfamiliar words and predict meaning
(a) Understand that sentences follow grammatical patterns, and certain types of words are more likely to occur in some places than others

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 activity is in two parts.Firstly, learners should use the cards to match the words to their meanings. Next they should use the fill in worksheet to give an example for each one. Full instructions included.In addition to parts of speech it also includes synonym and homophone terms.

Level
L2
L1
E3
E2
English
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L1.2
Rs/L2.1
Rs/L1.1
Rs/E3.2
Rs/E2.2

A literacy resource for learners to find words containing long A sounds made by different digraphs. This resource was written as a pairs activity although it can equally be an individual one. There are four pieces of texts each using words containing predominantly one particular digraph – ai, ey, ay, or eigh. Learners can then search for other long A sounds formed from different clusters within the same text. Peer marking and plenary extend the learning.

Level
E2
E3
English
Rs/E2.2
Rt/E3.1
Rw/E3.5
Rw/E2.3
Rw/E3.3

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

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

A fabulous, topical set of Entry level resources based on the popular 2009 TV series. Covers reading comprehension, sentence structure, punctuation, planning writing (includes several writing frames), paragraphs, form filling and much more.

Level
E1
E2
E3
English
Form filling
Rs/E2.2
Rt/E2.1
Rw/E2.4
Rw/E2.3
Ws/E1.1
Ws/E1.2
Ws/E2.4
Wt/E3.2
Wt/E3.1
Context
Art Film Media Music TV

Coronation Street resources – 8 super pages of Entry 2 resources based on this popular soap. Cloze exercise, matching game, alphabetical order, form filling, punctuation and more.
Adapted from Sally Shipton’s Emmerdale resource (see below).

Level
E1
E2
English
Form filling
Rs/E2.2
Rs/E2.3
Rt/E2.1
Rw/E2.4
AL Rw/E1.1
Ws/E2.1
Ws/E2.2
Ws/E2.3
Ws/E2.4
Context
Art Film Media Music TV