Rt/E1.1

Rt/E1.1 Follow a short narrative on a familiar topic
(a) know that text on page goes from left to right and form top to bottom and be able to track a simple text as they read it aloud for themselves
(b) know and use a range of text level strategies to get at meaning: their own background knowledge of content, the context of the text as a whole, presentational devices
(c) know that it is not always necessary to read every word in order to comprehend or get information from a text
(d) understand that texts can be sources of information and enjoyment
(e) know some basic meta-language that distinguish written text from spoken texts e.g. text, page, format, layout, print, image, caption, line, title, sentence, word, letter

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 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rt/E1.1
Rw/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.1
Ws/E1.1
Ww/E1.1

A lovely Entry 1 story with comprehension questions, cloze exercise, word search, phonics work and more. Written in order to adapt the school-based Letters & Sounds reading scheme (available free – for details see attached teaching notes) for adults. The story and tasks cover the following phonemes: ng / sh/ ch/ th/ ow/ ear/ ee/ igh/ ur/ or/ ea/ oo/ ar/ er/ air/ ai/ oi/ ll.

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

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 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
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 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
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 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
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 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
Rt/E1.1
Rt/E2.1

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

Level
E1
English
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
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 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rt/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.1

A fabulous set of differentiated reading activities for E1-E3. Order sentences to make a gruesome story, read and answer questions on manual handling (inc. graphical information), enjoy an amusing story about a health and safety inspector or a topical news report.

Level
E1
E2
E3
English
Rt/E1.1
Rt/E2.1
Rt/E3.1
Rt/E3.4
Rt/E3.9
Context
Health and safety

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 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
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