Rw/L1.2

Recognise and understand the vocabulary associated with different types of text, using appropriate strategies to work out meaning
(a) Understand the types of word likely to be used in different kinds of text, depending on the context and purpose
(b) Understand the use and effect of specialist vocabulary in particular text types

First created for E3 MV students and a fabulous way to motivate students by using technical vocabulary from their own area of study. Includes info/answer sheet, matching game (12 words), alphabetical ordering, spelling and a crossword. For individual or group challenges.

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
Rw/E3.4
Rw/L1.2
Rw/L2.1
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words
Context
Motor vehicles & Transport

First designed as a tool for increasing students’ vocabulary and use of descriptive language, this resource uses Wordle – which students love!
Wordle is a brilliant on-line, completely free word cloud creator.
See our blog articles for more Wordle teaching and learning ideas:
http://skillsworkshop.blogspot.com/2008/07/using-wordle-in-classroom.ht…

Level
Level 1
Level 2
English
Rw/L1.2
AL Rw/L2.3 Vocabulary (language features, synonyms, formality)
AL Writing: composition
ICT
General ICT resources

A beautiful five page handout designed to help students write clear descriptions and learn key technical vocabulary – examples include British cheese, cuts of vegetables and a wonderful mind map showing key quality points to look for in cuts of meat and poultry. Written for NVQ 1-2 catering students working on their ‘local hospitality provision’ project.

Level
Level 1
Level 2
English
Rw/L1.2
Rw/L2.1
Wt/L2.6
Context
Catering Food Nutrition
Retail Hospitality Customer service

A brilliant resource – especially for younger, teenage students. Includes an original poem, discussion of slang, background info on Valentine’s Day, writing and speaking ideas.

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
Poetry
AL Rt/E3.1 Understand longer texts
AL Rt/L1.1 Understand continuous texts
Rt/E3.2
Rt/E3.7
Rw/L1.2
SLc/L1.1
AL Wt/E3.1 Plan & draft writing
Wt/L1.1
Wt/L2.1
Wt/L1.3
Wt/L2.3
Context
History, culture, museums, libraries
Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
English
Rw/E3.1
Rw/L1.2
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Very useful for all types of spelling, vocabulary or alphabetical ordering work.

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
Rw/E3.4
Rw/L1.2
Rw/L2.1
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words
Context
Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

A lovely sorting exercise that could also be used to stimulate discussion in non-hairdressing classes!

Level
Level 1
English
Rw/L1.2
Context
Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Happy Holidays is a set of two resources that was used and created during a series of eight 2 hour lessons. DO NOT USE IT ALL AT ONCE – and please read the notes underneath each slide!
PowerPoint

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
English
Rs/E3.2
Rt/E3.4
Rt/E3.2
Rt/L1.2
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L1.2
Wt/E3.3
Wt/L1.5
AL Wt/E3.1 Plan & draft writing
Wt/L1.1
Wt/L1.4
AL Ww/E3.1 Spell common words
AL Ww/E3.2 Use phonic knowledge to help spelling
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

Lots of ideas here for themed Word Level starters. Give your lessons a longitudinal structure and improve students’ dictionary, speaking, spelling and vocabulary skills in small steps across the academic year. Originally used in a series of 30 lessons in a mixed ability classes (E3-L2). With suggestions for further resources and shared texts, related words, revision, spelling tips, speaking activities and more.

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
AL Ww/E3.1 Spell common words
AL Ww/E3.2 Use phonic knowledge to help spelling
Rw/E3.1
Rw/E3.3
Rw/E3.4
Rw/E3.5
Rw/L1.1
Rw/L1.2
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L2.1
Rw/L2.2
SLc/E3.1
SLc/E3.3
SLc/L1.1
SLc/L1.3
SLc/L1.4
SLc/L2.1
SLc/L2.3
SLc/L2.4
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words

Your students will never look at these words – swim, wonderful, capital, answer, question, postcard and stamp – in the same way again! Used as starter or plenary activity in an Entry 3- Level 2 literacy class.

Each screen has a type-in box and animations and is ideal for use with a data projector and a cordless keyboard. Each screen focuses on different aspects of the ‘word of the week’ – it could be word classes, suffixes, origins, spelling tips, etc.

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
AL Ww/E3.2 Use phonic knowledge to help spelling
AL Ww/E3.1 Spell common words
Rw/L2.2
Rw/L1.1
Rw/E3.3
Rw/L2.1
Rw/L1.2
Rw/E3.1
Rw/L1.3
Rw/E3.5
Rw/E3.4